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READINGS FOR MENTAL HEALTH

By: Keogh, C.B. [Compiled/Edited by]

Price: $13.30

Publisher: A.C.T., Australia, GroW [World Community Mental Health movement]: 1999

Edition: 7th Impression.

Seller ID: 004400

ISBN: 0909114005

Condition: Very Good +


219pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. ".a collection of readings for discussion in the regular weekly meetings of GROW groups, an international community mental health movement that began in Sydney, Australia, in April 1957, created by a number of former mental health patients who realised the enormous benefits of organised self-help while attending meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous. Referenced on the wrapper only as 'Volume 1', this is a stand-alone book which encompasses the '12 Steps of Personal Growth'. Book weight approx. ... View more info

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BACK SUFFERERS' BIBLE

By: Key, Sarah

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008303

ISBN: 1865085308

Condition: Very Good +


xx, + 204pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. "Understanding is half the cure. You can treat your own back! . . . describes clearly how each stage manifests, and sets out a logical course of treatment programs. It explains when you need medication and when you need to rest in bed. It explains all the exercises - how to do them and the common pitfalls with each one . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 260g. Po... View more info

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BACK SUFFERERS' BIBLE

By: Key, Sarah

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010638

ISBN: 1865085308

Condition: Very Good


xx, + 204pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front a rear panel. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. "Understanding is half the cure. You can treat your own back! . . . describes clearly how each stage manifests, and sets out a logical course of treatment programs. It explains when you need medication and when you need to rest in bed. It explains all the exercises - how to do them and the common pitfalls with each one . . . " Includes Index. Book ... View more info

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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF MODERN JUICING

By: Kirk, Mimi

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Woodstock, VT 05091, U.S.A., The Countryman Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 013253

ISBN: 1581572603

Condition: Very Good


312pp., colour plate illustraions throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards mildly bumped on rear board only. Textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket bumped, with a closed (1cm.) tear on head of spine, else minimal edgewear only. The author, who started juicing in the 1970's, walks the reader through everything you need to know about juicing from blenders to choosing fruit and vegetables and weight control plus assisting to cure your ailments . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 9 further chapters,... View more info

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A PATIENT'S GUIDE TO THE POLYCYSTIC OVARY : Its Effects on Health and Fertility

By: Kovacs, Gabor, and Smith, Jane

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Michelle Anderson Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009862

ISBN: 0855723211

Condition: Very Good +


120pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. Contents include: 14 chapters, Appendix 1-6. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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ESSENTIALS OF CHIROPODY FOR STUDENTS

By: Kuipers, Katharina D. & Dalton, Michael J.T.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1968

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 001416

Condition: Very Good.


220pp. Book clean, slightly bumped corners. Spine firm. Gilt titles. Slight random foxing to block edges, otherwise leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected d/jacket crudely price-clipped, edgeworn with short closed tears, fingermarks and a small rectangle shaped piece cut from rear flap. A reference book for students of Chiropody, contents, sub-chaptered, include: Pathology, Regional Surgery, Diseases of the skin, Ditto Nails, Medicine, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 290gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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FIT TO LEAD?

By: L'Etang, Hugh

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Medical Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007627

ISBN: 0433192216

Condition: Very Good


(vii) + 211pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, and creased. This interesting book looks at how personal ill-health, mental aberrations, drug use and abuse and other maladies have affected the various leaders of power and influence. These weaknesses, it may be argued, affected their respective nations, and, indeed, the world . . . Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 295g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

TOXIC TEETH TOXIC BODY: a Patient's Guide to Mercury Toxicity and Detoxification (Signed Copy)

By: Lee, Francene

Price: $17.10

Publisher: U.S.A., Author/Alchemical Publishing:

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 001854

Condition: Near Fine.


xi+142pp. n.d. [c.2000]. B/white, intext line-drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Inscription, signed by author on intro. page, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper [author portrait rear] undamaged. "Worldwide concern about the way mercury contained in dental amalgam fillings poisons the human body and the planet is growing rapidly." Contents include: Prelims., A History of mercury poisoning, What silver amalgam fillings are made from, General symtoms of mercury toxicity, Why some patients react to mercury more than others, Products that may contain mercury, Education, De... View more info

INJECTION TREATMENT IN MEDICAL PRACTICE

By: Levi, David

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1932

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000817

Condition: Good


vii, + 150pp., 26 b/w, intext line drawings. Colour stripped specks on cloth, gilt title on spine, blind embossed title on front cover. Book square, spine firm. Small, original sellers sticker affixed lower front pastedown, else leaves clean. Instruction use of the injection in medical practice. Contents include: Piles, Prolapse of the rectum in children, Varicose veins & ulceration, Varicocele, Bursae and ganglia, Intravenous & intraperitoneal injections, Local anaesthesia in fractures, Neuralgias, Sciatica, Blood transfusion, Cistern puncture, Notes, Index, more. Book weight approx. 330g. Po... View more info

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THE ANTIBIOTIC PARADOX : How the Misuse of Antibiotics Destroys Their Curative Power

By: Levy, Stuart B.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: U.S.A., Perseus Publishing: 2001

Edition: Second Edition, 1st Printing

Seller ID: 006260

ISBN: 0738204404

Condition: Very Good +


xx, + 353pp., b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations, diagrams and figures, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn. This Second (revised) Edition of Dr Stuart Levy's 'The Antibiotic Paradox' examines the negative impact antibiotics, through over-reliance and resultant antiobiotic resistance, can have on societies globally, and the possible impact of the flood of new antibiotic soaps and cleansers. Of interest to those in the health professions, scientists, practitioners, policy makers and the public at large . . . ... View more info

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THE CONQUEST OF PRESBYOPIA

By: Lewis, Ralph

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Maroubra, NSW, Australia, R. & M. Lewis: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013250

ISBN: 0959676716

Condition: Very Good +


111pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext b/white halftone plates and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated, textured boards (Kay Lewis - Illustrator) minimally bumped on upper foredge corner, else very good. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued?). Presbyopia is an eye condition that affects virtually everyone over the age of forty, whith close-up objects and detail starting to look blurry - at that point to read clearly you may find the need to 'stretch' your arms to achieve clarity . . . The author Ralph Lewis believes he has the answer to this eye co... View more info

RELATIVE STRANGER: A Sister's Story

By: Loudon, Mary

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Canongate [Text Publishing Co.]: 2006

Seller ID: 003681

ISBN: 1921145110

Condition: Near Fine


335pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A poignant, moving account of a sibling's death. One of five children of well-to-do parents, 'Catherine', the third of the five, had a mental health issue, namely Schizophrenia, and lived a somewhat reclusive life, remote from her family. Twelve years were to pass, before perchance, her family were notified of her death, at the age of 47, from cancer. So begins a journey, with the author settting out to say goodbye, to touch her sister's body, to see where she died, to visit her home.Conte... View more info

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THE DICTIONARY OF NUTRITIONAL HEALTH : A Guide to the Relation Between Diet and Health

By: Mayes, Adrienne (Compiled and Written by)

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Australia and the UK, Lothian Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009581

ISBN: 0850912458

Condition: Very Good


286pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain khaki boards negligibly edgeworn only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased at head of spine, spattering of foxing spots to flaps. A comprehensive, authoritative reference book on nutritional health, published in conjunction with 'Here'sHealth' magazine. Contents include: Introduction, Explanatory Notes, A-Z entries, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 500g. View more info

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THE SCLERODERMA BOOK: A Guide For Patients And Families

By: Mayes, Maureen D.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 006022

ISBN: 0195115074

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 182pp. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm. Blue boards undamaged. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, sunned on spine, light creasing to top edge. Maureen Mayes, a nationally recognised authority on the auto-immune disease of scleroderma (at time of printing) provides a helpful, practical and comprehensive guide written primarily for patients and their families. Contents include: Preface, Part I: Introduction to Terms and Types of Scleroderma. Part II: Epidiology-Who gets Scleroderma, and Why? Part III: How Scleroderma affects the Body. Part IV: Coping wi... View more info

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STRONG WOMEN, STRONG HEARTS

By: Nelson, Miriam E., and Lichtenstein, Alice

Price: $11.40

Publisher: South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas C. Lothian: 2005

Edition: First Australian Edition.

Seller ID: 009938

ISBN: 0734408277

Condition: Very Good +


xiii, + 253pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Remainder stripe to text-block head. Illustrated card wrapper near fine. "In this book every woman - regardless of her age, activity level and current risk factors - will find the essential information she needs to help prevent or reverse heart disease now. The easy-to-follow yet powerful program features: self-evaluations to identify and assess risk factors; heart-healthy food patterns; step-by-step exercises; ten weight-loss strategies that work; details on treatments, medications, and ... View more info

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MOZART AND THE WHALE: An Unexpected Love Story

By: Newport, Jerry and Mary, with Dodd, Johnny

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 013480

ISBN: 1741146844

Condition: Very Good +


265pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very good. From the rear panel: "What are the odds of two people meeting, falling in love, marrying, divorcing, both falling into depression and both attempting suicide - only to reunite, remarry and build a happy life together? When they met the connection between Jerry and Mary was instant. Both are highly intelligent, possessing astronomically high IQs, and are savants with remarkable powers: Jerry is a mathematical genius and Mary is a gifted composer and artist. But they also shared deeply troubled... View more info

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A MOST INGENIOUS HOSPITAL: A History of Sandringham and District Hospital 1940-1990

By: Nunn, Harry

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, Sandringham & District Memorial Hospital: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000105

ISBN: 0731688376

Condition: Very Good+


x + 342pp., b/white illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket surface indented. A well researched and written history of a Melbourne suburban hospital. Weight approx. 990g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. View more info

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MENTAL HANDICAP : The Social Dimensions

By: Owens, Gillies, and Birchenall, Peter

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, Pitman Medical: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012560

ISBN: 0272795283

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 239pp., intext tables and graphs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed card wrapper minimally bumped only. Text-block unmarked. Dating somewhat, never-the-less this book will be of interest to anyone studying the problems faced by people assisting or otherwise involved with those with a mental 'handicap'. Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 4 'parts', Refs., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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HOUSING DECISIONS FOR THE ELDERLY: To Move or Not to Move

By: Pastalan, Leon A. (Editor)

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Binghamton, New York, U.S.A., The Haworth Press, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005958

ISBN: 1560247134

Condition: Very Good


163pp. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm. Acid-free leaves clean and crisp, small sticker ghost to rear pastedown. Boards have small area of mild edgewear at foot. Written from an American perspective, but of interest to all researchers, sociologists, policymakers, practitioners and developers, this book thoroughly explores the decisions many elderly have to face in regards to housing, and provides a comprehensive overview of the complex problems which accompany these decisions. Contents include: Overview, 9 chapters. Book weight approx. 490g. View more info

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IS IT HOT IN HERE? OR IS IT ME? : The Complete Guide To Menopause

By: Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Hachette Australia: 2007

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012245

ISBN: 0733619932

Condition: Very Good


xii, + 532pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. From the rear panel: "A significant book for a significant milestone in a woman's life, this is the essential, practical and positive guide to menopause. Written with an uncompromising intelligence and quick wit, it covers the full, sometimes mysterious scope of menopause." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 705g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info