Following an introduction to behavioral health and the brain and nervous system, chapters covering 98 alphabetically arranged topics from "abuse" (including hate crimes) to "violence" (including the media variety) feature keywords for Internet/reference searches; definitions; sidebars on recent developments, notable cases, and personalities; color illustrations; and resources. The index is cumulative for volumes 1-3 of the base set and this supplement. Published in association with the Nemours Foundation of the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, which Dr. Izenberg (MD) heads. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Human Diseases and Conditions is an up to date, comprehensive and readable encyclopedia of information thoroughly covering issues of mental and emotional health, addiction and compulsive disorders and related topics. It includes community resources, websites and other relevant references for kids, adolescents, and families who need more information and support. It is a must for the family library, schools and clinics, and any organization that serves families.