Manual of Dermatologic Therapeutics, 6th ed.
by Kenneth A. Arndt, M.D. ’61, HS’62, clinical professor of dermatology, and Kathryn E. Bowers, M.D.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2002; 416 pages
This pocket manual is a practical, accessible guide to the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. The book outlines the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical findings, assessment and therapy for each disease and offers detailed guidelines for choosing among therapeutic options.
Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 5th ed.
by Mary E. Tinetti, M.D., professor of medicine (geriatrics) and epidemiology, William R. Hazzard, M.D., John P. Blass, M.D., Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D., and Joseph G. Ouslander, M.D.
McGraw-Hill Professional (New York) 2003; 1,536 pages
This book continues its tradition of presenting the latest in diagnosis and management of disorders affecting the elderly as it addresses the prevailing principles of gerontology. This orientation, which features experts from the fields of geriatric medicine and gerontology, provides for a uniquely holistic approach to elder care. It features expanded coverage of managing the nursing home patient, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, movement disorders, managing the multidrug patient, menopause, health care issues in women, health care systems, coronary heart disease and more.
The Visionary Life: Selected Writings of Lee Sannella
by Lee S. Sannella, M.D. ’40
Infinity Publishing (Haverford, Pa.) 2003; 177 pages
Sannella has spent 40 years trying to understand the various states of consciousness in his own body-mind. This book is his attempt to portray the experiences, insights, experiments, conversations and loving exchanges that formed the shape and substance of that inquiry. These are stories about some of the cosmic explorers he has met. He hopes that these tales will enrich humanity by expanding the collective vision of our own human potential.
Listening to Children: Talking With Children About Difficult Issues
by Nancy L. Close, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Child Study Center
Allyn & Bacon (Boston) 2002; 128 pages
The object of this book is to inform and educate teachers, parents and other caregivers about how to interact with children ages 2 to 5 and how to respond appropriately to issues of personal concern. The book includes discussions of common challenges for children, such as dealing with anger, aggression, siblings, birth and death, and addresses their concerns about the adult world and growing up.
First Three Years & Beyond: Brain Development and Social Policy
by Edward F. Zigler, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Psychology and a member of the Child Study Center, Matia Finn-Stevenson, Ph.D., associate research scientist in the Child Study Center, and Nancy W. Hall, doctoral candidate at Yale University
Yale University Press(New Haven) 2002; 272 pages
The authors affirm that sound social policy providing for safe and appropriate early care, education, health care and parental support is critical not only for the optimal development of children but also for strengthening families, communities and the nation as a whole. This book draws on the latest research from the social sciences and studies of the brain to make recommendations for infant and toddler care and development.
Controversies & Conversations in Cutaneous Laser Surgery
edited by Kenneth A. Arndt, M.D. ’61, HS’62, clinical professor of dermatology, and Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., associate clinical professor of dermatology
AMA Press (Chicago) 2002; 354 pages
This timely reference will benefit both the beginner and experienced laser and aesthetic surgeon. It examines new laser techniques, and provides expert guidance on using lasers successfully in a wide range of clinical situations.
The Yale Guide to Women’s Reproductive Health: From Menarche to Menopause
by Mary Jane Minkin, M.D. ’75, HS ’79, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Carol V. Wright, Ph.D.
Yale University Press (New Haven) 2003; 448 pages
This comprehensive book addresses nearly every aspect of reproductive health in readable, straightforward language. The authors provide the scientific background women need to make vital personal decisions about sexual activity, contraception, family planning and maintaining reproductive health.
Research Design in Clinical Psychology, 4th ed.
by Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D., director of the Child Study Center and professor of psychology
Allyn & Bacon (Boston) 2002; 637 pages
This textbook describes and explains the methodology and design of research in clinical psychology. It covers experimental design, assessment, sources of artifact and bias, data evaluation and interpretation, and ethical and professional issues. The book identifies and discusses the principles, obstacles, artifacts, biases, strategies and guidelines relevant to each stage of research.