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Edited By Howe, Michael, J.A.

The British Psychological Society and Routledge, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854330381
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Inventory #29690
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Haining, Peter
160pp.Spotting to page edges,d/j complete,but with some spotting and fading to d/j spine.
Robert Hale limited/St.Martins Press, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0709157584
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Inventory #17747
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Nivarini, Sandeha
N.B. Some foxing to covers. Bottom right corner of front cover creased. 111pp.
Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26782
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By Berg,P.A.
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) has been shown by many studies to be of benefit in the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and also of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) (and other cholestatic liver diseases), but the mechanism of action of this drug remains obscure and is, in all probability, of multifactorial nature. Possibly, complex interaction of immunomodulatory and membrane-stabilizing effects in conjunction with an altered composition of the bile acid pool are responsible for the beneficial effect. This book, the proceedings of 86th Falk Symposium "Bile Acids and Immunology" (Part 1 of the Basel Liver Week), held in Basel, Switzerland, October 17-18, 1995, starts with an update on important mechanisms involved in autoimmune mediated processes covering the presentation of antigens and autoantigens by professional and non-professional antigen presenting cells, the recognition of the MHC-antigen complex by T-cells, the role of natural and disease-specific antibodies, as well as the control of immune processes via TH1/TH2 cells and their cytokines. It then focuses on the recent findings concerning the aetiopathogenesis of PBC and PSC and the effect of UDCA therapy in these disorders. The most relevant questions which have to be answered in this field are: is the biochemical improvement the consequence of a true antiinflammatory or immunosuppressive effect of UDCA or only due to the replacement of hydrophobic by hydrophilic bile acids?; does UDCA increase the efficacy of immunosuppressive drugs and is it necessary to differentiate between patients who need either a mono-UDCA or a combined (UDCA/steroids) therapy?; are PBC and PSC true autoimmune disorders driven by an autoantigen or only "secondary autoimmune" processes induced by a persisting infectious agent, considering the poor response of both disorders to immunosuppressive treatment as compared to patients with autoimmune hepatitis? This book tries to clarify these problems and open new avenues for further research. It should be of interest to all clinicians and researchers in the field of bile acids. N.B.D/J spine slightly faded with slight mark to base of d/j spine.295pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387007
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Inventory #15664
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Fitskirk, Peter
Many of contemporary society's myriad problems can be traced to aberrant behaviour. Behavioural psychology has been applied to a wide range of problems which include, but are not limited to the following: (a) Anxiety disorders (obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder); (b) Depressive disorders (unipolar depression, dysthymic disorder); (c) Personality disorders (borderline personality disorder); (d) Substance abuse (alcoholism; drug abuse); (e) Health-related problems (sleep disorders, eating disorders, weight control, pain, distress associated with chronic illness); (f) Childhood disorders (conduct disorder, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder); (g) Pervasive developmental disorders (behavioural problems, language problems, social skill deficits); (h) Violence and aggressive behaviour (criminal behaviour, sex offending); (i) Developmental disabilities (adaptive behaviour, behaviour problems, language difficulties); (j) Academic performance; (k) Relationship problems (sexual dysfunction, marital difficulties); (l) Schizophrenia (skill deficits, psychotic behaviour); (m) Public safety issues (i.e., wearing seat belts). This new book gathers leading research form throughout the world in an effort to gain a better understanding of the problems which plague the world. 189pp. N.B. Top corners of boards slightly bumped. Dent to top edge of front board. PLEASE NOTE
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781590337622
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Inventory #27421
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.05 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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