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Affordable Care Act For Dummies

by Joan Friedman Nicole Duritz Lisa Yagoda

An essential and easy-to-understand guide to the Affordable Care ActThe Affordable Care Act For Dummies is your survival guide to understanding the changes in our health care system and how they benefit you. Written in down-to-earth language, this handy resource outlines new protections under the Affordable Care Act, and walks you through what you--as an individual or an employer--need to do to select the best health insurance plan for your needs. With this book, you get answers to your top questions about how the law applies to you.The folks that bring you the For Dummies line of useful, educational books have teamed up with AARP to give you a hands-on guide that offers insight into how to make the right decisions about health care and improve your quality of life. It is filled with examples, ideas, and information as well as useful takeaways to help you take full advantage of the reforms.Uncover the 10 essential benefits of the Affordable Health Care ActReceive guidance on what will improve if you already have insurance coverageIf you don't have coverage, determine which insurance program is right for you and your family and whether you're eligible for financial assistanceFind out what changes businesses large and small can anticipateLearn how to avoid scammers who are taking advantage of consumers' confusionUse this complete guide to get the facts about the Affordable Care Act, clear up any misconceptions you may have about the law, and prepare for the health care choices ahead.

Criminology For Dummies

by Joan Friedman Steven Briggs

Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detective work? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world of crime, giving you a better understanding of the dark recesses of the criminal mind and how law enforcement officials investigate crime. You'll gain real-world knowledge of the reasons for and consequences of crime, the way society responds to it, and, most important, how crime can be prevented. Enter the world of crime - understand what crime is, how it is measured, and the various ways crime affects victims and society Identify different types of crime - from white-collar crime to organized crime to terrorism, examine the nature of crime and why certain criminals are attracted to specific crimes Know who commits crimes, and why - explore different theories that attempt to explain why people commit crimes Take it to the streets - follow law enforcement officials and federal agencies as they chase and apprehend the bad guys Seek justice - meet the key players in the criminal justice system and see why and how the guilty are punished Deal with juveniles - know the differences between adult and juvenile systems, realize why youths are treated differently, and review modern methods for treatment Open the book and find: Common criminal traits The causes of violent crimes Recent efforts to secure victims' rights The processes used to solve crimes A step-by-step walkthrough of the criminal justice process Ways to recognize and fight back against crime Jobs in the criminal justice field Ten notorious, unsolved crimes

Emotionally Healthy Twins

by Joan Friedman

Most parents try to treat their twins as individuals, but most unwittingly undermine their best intentions because they lack a practical set of guidelines for raising emotionally healthy multiples. Drawing on her unique experience as a twin, the mother of twins, and as a psychotherapist, Dr. Joan A. Friedman outlines the seven key concepts for helping twins develop into self-realized, unique individuals and offers parents specific strategies for each stage in their children's growth. From how to set up the nursery to handling playdates and extracurricular activities, from deciding on same or separate classroom education to encouraging grandparents and other family members to think beyond the pair to see individuals, Emotionally Healthy Twins will become the standard reference for parenting twins.

Emotionally Healthy Twins

by Joan Friedman

Most parents try to treat their twins as individuals, but most unwittingly undermine their best intentions because they lack a practical set of guidelines for raising emotionally healthy multiples. Drawing on her unique experience as a twin, the mother of twins, and as a psychotherapist, Dr. Joan A. Friedman outlines the seven key concepts for helping twins develop into self-realized, unique individuals and offers parents specific strategies for each stage in their children's growth. From how to set up the nursery to handling playdates and extracurricular activities, from deciding on same or separate classroom education to encouraging grandparents and other family members to think beyond the pair to see individuals, Emotionally Healthy Twins will become the standard reference for parenting twins.

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