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Milady Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals (Eleventh Edition)

by Joel Gerson

This book contains basic information in esthetics training course and comprehensive coverage on many subjects including infection control, spa body treatments, choosing a product line, and more.

Milady's Standard: Cosmetology

by Arlene Alpert Carey Nash Colleen Hennessey Jane Crawford John Halal Letha Barnes Lisha Barnes Margrit Altenburg Mary Beth Janssen Mary Brunetti Ruth Roche Sue Sansom Teresa Sammarco Toni Love Vivienne Mackinder Diane Bailey Debbie Beatty Aly Evirs Catherine M. Frangie Sue Schultes

Milady's Standard Textbook of Cosmetology has led the way in cosmetology education by changing to meet the evolving needs of students and the market. The new Standard is organized into six parts containing 26 chapters, each written by an industry expert in the field, creating an immediate connection to the professional world. This book covers all essential information in a contemporary, easy-to-use manner.

Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam Review

by Milady Publishing Company Staff Catherine M. Frangie

This is the primary student supplement to Milady's core disciplines: Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Esthetics, and Barbering. Each contains chapter-by-chapter questions in a multiple-choice format to help students prepare for their state board exams. An answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

Milady's Standard Cosmetology Practical Workbook

by Lisha Barnes

Each workbook correlates to the appropriate core textbook. This supplement contains detailed, interactive exercises designed to reinforce learning, and increase student comprehension. Includes fill-in-the-blank word review, matching exercises, and final review examinations. This workbook helps students reinforce practical applications and master the techniques, procedures, and product usage needed for licensure preparation.

Milady's Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals

by Joel Gerson Janet D'Angelo Shelley Lotz Sallie Deitz

Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, tenth edition is an introductory text for students who are enrolled in an esthetics training course up to 600 hours. The text is designed to deliver a complete overview of all of the information necessary to introduce a newcomer to the world of professional skin care, including human anatomy, chemistry, electricity, skin analysis, conditions and disorders. Learners are given a comprehensive tour of the most well-known, best-used treatment techniques and services requested by clients: facial massage, the use of facial machines, hair removal, advanced topicals and makeup. The material covers the history of and the opportunities in Esthetics, as well as how to create a competent and lasting professional image and effectively communicate for success in the skin care business. The text prepares the learner for management of the skin care business operations and successful retailing of products and services.

Milady's Standard: Nail Technology

by Milady

This latest edition of Milady's Standard Nail Technology contains new and updated information on many subjects including infection control, product chemistry, manicuring, pedicuring, electric filing, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements and UV gels. Also included is a completely new chapter, The Creative Touch, loaded with the latest nail art mediums and techniques to enhance the learner's experience. In order to make for easier implementation, select editorial content from Milady's Standard Nail Technology and Milady's Standard Cosmetology have been aligned. This new format makes this the most complete resource for students to kick off their nail technology careers. Also included are brand new photographs and art that depict nail technicians performing their work and serving their clients encompassed by more than 400 pieces of art throughout the book, including procedural art.

Mind and Brain: The Many-Faceted Problems

by John Eccles

A collection of philosophical and scientific papers illustrating diverse viewpoints on the mind-body problem.

The Mind And The Brain: Neuroplasticity And The Power Of Mental Force

by Sharon Begley Jeffrey M. Schwartz

A groundbreaking work of science that confirms, for the first time, the independent existence of the mind-and demonstrates the possibilities for human control over the workings of the brain. Conventional science has long held the position that 'the mind' is merely an illusion, a side effect of electrochemical activity in the physical brain. Now in paperback, Dr Jeffrey Schwartz and Sharon Begley's groundbreaking work, The Mind and the Brain, argues exactly the opposite: that the mind has a life of its own. Dr Schwartz, a leading researcher in brain dysfunctions, and Wall Street Journal science columnist Sharon Begley demonstrate that the human mind is an independent entity that can shape and control the functioning of the physical brain. Their work has its basis in our emerging understanding of adult neuroplasticity-the brain's ability to be rewired not just in childhood, but throughout life, a trait only recently established by neuroscientists. Through decades of work treating patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Schwartz made an extraordinary finding: while following the therapy he developed, his patients were effecting significant and lasting changes in their own neural pathways. It was a scientific first: by actively focusing their attention away from negative behaviors and toward more positive ones, Schwartz's patients were using their minds to reshape their brains-and discovering a thrilling new dimension to the concept of neuroplasticity. The Mind and the Brain follows Schwartz as he investigates this newly discovered power, which he calls self-directed neuroplasticity or, more simply, mental force. It describes his work with noted physicist Henry Stapp and connects the concept of 'mental force' with the ancient practice of mindfulness in Buddhist tradition. And it points to potential new applications that could transform the treatment of almost every variety of neurological dysfunction, from dyslexia to stroke-and could lead to new strategies to help us harness our mental powers. Yet as wondrous as these implications are, perhaps even more important is the philosophical dimension of Schwartz's work. For the existence of mental force offers convincing scientific evidence of human free will, and thus of man's inherent capacity for moral choice.

The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration

by Daniel J. Siegel

Siegel, who directs the Mindsight Institute and teaches psychiatry at UCLA, offers a comprehensive guide to his approach to the psychotherapeutic relationship. Interweaving ideas of mind, brain, and relationship, and demonstrating their interplay in distinct areas of thought and behavior, Siegel distills his theories into a fully realized model that therapists can apply to their interaction with clients. The exercises and explanations are geared towards training therapists in developing mindful behavior, showing how this behavior comes to affect neural reactions in the brain, and how mindfulness increases the level of connection in the therapist-client relationship. Written for psychotherapists of all levels of experience, this relatively small volume is unusually substantial in its content, encompassing as it does an overarching structure for practitioners to apply in their practice. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse

by Zindel V. Segal John D. Teasdale J. Mark G. Williams

Segal (psychotherapy, U. of Toronto), J. Mark G. Williams (clinical psychology, U. of Wales-Bangor) and John D. Teasdale (Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England) describe an approach to treating depression that combines the Eastern meditative practices and perspectives of mindfulness meditation, with the Western psychological epistemologies and practices of cognitive therapy. They speak to clinicians and researchers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Mineral Nutrition of Livestock (4th edition)

by Neville F. Suttle

Suttle (Moredun Foundation, Britain) updates the detailed reference for veterinarians and keepers of livestock to incorporate findings from the past decade. His goal is to find a useful middle ground between basic science that looks at nutrition on a cellular or molecular level, and studies that are thinly disguised advertisements for commercial products. He discusses the requirements for minerals, natural sources of minerals, assessing and controlling mineral status in livestock, a number of specific minerals such as potassium and iodine, occasionally beneficial elements, potentially toxic elements, the design of supplementation trials for assessing mineral deprivation, and minerals and humans.

The Minimum Means of Reprisal: China's Search for Security in the Nuclear Age

by Jeffrey G. Lewis

Among the five nations authorized under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty to possess nuclear weapons, China has the smallest nuclear force and maintains the most restrained nuclear posture. In The Minimum Means of Reprisal, Jeffrey Lewis examines patterns in Chinese defense investments, strategic force deployments, and arms control behavior to develop an alternative assessment of China's nuclear forces. The Minimum Means of Reprisal finds that China's nuclear deployment and arms control patterns stem from the belief that deterrence is relatively unaffected by changes in the size, configuration, and readiness of nuclear forces. As a result, Lewis argues, Chinese policy has tended to sacrifice offensive capability in favor of greater political control and lower economic costs. The future of cooperative security arrangements in space will depend largely on the U. S. -Chinese relationship. Lewis warns that changes in U. S. defense strategy, including the development of new strategic forces and the weaponization of space, will prevent the United States from reassuring China in the event that its leaders begin to lose confidence in their restrained deterrent. The result may further damage the already weakened arms control regime and increase the threat to the United States and the world. Lewis provides policy guidance for those interested in the U. S. -Chinese security relationship and in global security arrangements more generally.

Miranda's Waning Protections: Police Interrogation Practices after Dickenson

by Welsh S. White

Did the Supreme Court's upholding of Miranda in 2000 adversely impact law enforcement, as conservatives have complained, or was it a reaffirmation of individual rights? Welsh S. White looks at both sides of the issue, emphasizing that Miranda represents just one stage in the Court's ongoing struggle to accommodate a fundamental conflict between law enforcement and civil liberties, and assessing whether the Court's present decisions (including Miranda) strike an appropriate balance between promoting law enforcement's interest in obtaining reliable evidence and the individual's interest in being protected from overreaching police practices.

Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults

by James Webb Edward R. Amend Nadia E. Webb Jean Goerss Paul Beljan F. Richard Olenchak

Describes how to guard against misdiagnosing gifted children and adults, and how to treat gifted persons with and without dual diagnoses.

Mission, Inc.: The Practitioners Guide to Social Enterprise

by Kevin Lynch Julius Walls

In this groundbreaking book, Julius Walls and Kevin Lynch offer a complete guide to confronting the complexities these businesses present.

The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication (Second Edition)

by James G. Paradis Muriel L. Zimmerman

This guide covers the basics of scientific and engineering communication, including defining an audience, working with collaborators, searching the literature, organizing and drafting documents, developing graphics, and documenting sources.

The Mixing Engineer's Handbook (2nd edition)

by Bobby Owsinski

Appropriate for both novice and experienced recording engineers, this guide walks through the six elements of a mix--balance, panorama, frequency range, dimension, dynamics, and interest--and provides interviews with 22 professional mixers working in different genres. The second edition adds sections on gating, hypercompression, MP3 encoding, and surround sound mixing.

Mixing in Pro Tools: Skill Pack (2nd edition)

by Brian Smithers

Mixing in Pro Tools: Skill Pack, Second Edition is designed to help you boost your understanding of the art and craft of creating great-sounding mixes in Digidesign's industry-standard DAW Pro Tools. Starting with the basics of essential processors and working up to advanced signal routing and sophisticated sonic manipulation, this book will boost your confidence in your ability to produce polished professional-sounding mixes.

MMPI-A Casebook

by Robert P. Archer Radhika Krishnamurthy Jody M. Jacobson

The purpose of this volume is to provide the MMPI-A user with a series of clinical case examples that illustrate salient principles involved in the interpretation of MMPI-A profiles. This volume is focused specifically on interpretation issue, and assumes that the reader is familiar with the literature on the development and psychometric properties of the MMPI-A as presented in the test manual (Butcher, Williams, Graham, Archer, Tellegen, Ben-Porath, & Kemmer, 1992) and interpretive guides to the MMPI-A (Archer, 1992a; Butcher & Williams, 1992).

Mobile Learning for All: Supporting Accessibility With the iPad

by Luis Pérez

This book provides practical information for teachers and other educational professionals who want to learn how to use the iPad to meet the needs of all learners.

Mobile Learning: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis for Implementation

by Birendra Bista

A dissertation by Birendra Bista on mobile learning, a new paradigm in e-learning.

Mobility Training for Visually Handicapped People: A Person Centered Approach

by Allan Dodds

This is one of the first works to begin formalizing the structured discovery method of O&M instruction.

Modeling With Mathematics: A Fourth Year Course

by Nancy Crisler Gary Simundza COMAP (The Consortium for Mathematics Its Appl Region 4 Education Center

Modeling Mathematics is focused, organized, and easy to follow. The book teaches the students how to read, write, and understand the unique language of mathematics and this prepares them for every type of problem-solving and assessment situation.

Models for Multidisciplinary Arrangements: A State-By-State Review of Options (APA Practitioner's Toolbox Series)

by Will Mcdermott Emory Mcdermott

As a result of the expansion in insurance coverage for mental health care services, a substantial percentage of Americans have third-party insurance for professional psychological services. Increasingly, however, this development is creating significant problems for psychologists as more payers are limiting patients' ability to choose their own therapists as well as the number of treatment sessions that will be covered. This book discusses options for mental health professionals on a state-by-state basis, as well as limitations. Good reference tool for mental health professionals.

Models of Madness: Psychological, social and biological approaches to schizophrenia

by John Read Loren R. Mosher Richard P. Bentall

Is schizophrenia an illness? Is madness preventable? This controversial, but carefully researched, book argues that what psychiatrists call "schizophrenia" is not an illness.

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