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The Essential Oils Deck

by Hope Gillerman Joan Arnold

From soothing massage oils to prescriptive blends for aches, pains, stresses and sickness, it's easy to unlock the healing power of the natural world with this gorgeously photographed book. From page to page, the deck features profiles of important (and readily available) oils, recipes for prescriptive blends, tips on purchasing materials, and a wealth of information on developing unique blends for specific needs.

Essential On War for Business

by Carl Von Clausewitz

Boardroom lessons from a master strategist The Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz?s On War has, alongside Sun Tzu?s Art of War, long been recognized as the most definitive classic on the art, theory and principles of warfare. This new, compact adaptation of Clausewitz's vast treatise presents in carefully selected, focused yet accessible sections all the key lessons from the battlefield needed to succeed in the twenty-first-century world of business.' The unpredictability of war is not too different from constantly changing economic conditions. Just as the army general needs to understand and implement the asymmetrical relationship between attack and defence, the business leader, too, needs to plan for all contingencies. Clausewitz?s philosophy, encompassing every aspect of strategic thinking ? dealing with defeat, planning a campaign, using the element of surprise, and marshalling resources at hand ? speaks simply and clearly to every business practitioner.

Essential One-Stroke: Painting Reference

by Donna Dewberry

The ultimate guide to one-stroke painting Become a one-stroke wonder with this all-in-one reference! Here, beloved decorative painter and PBS television instructor Donna Dewberry takes you step-by-step through more than 60 demonstrations using her popular One-Stroke techniques. From flowers, trees and berries to birds, fruit and more, the at-a-glance format makes it quick and easy to find the subject you want. Simply grab a brush and follow along as Donna guides you through mixing colors, loading brushes and making strokes. Each demonstration features big, beautiful color photos, color swatches, brush selection and complete instructions that will have you painting like a pro right away. Donna even helps you put it all together with 10 gorgeous designs that show you how to create great compositions every time. This really is the perfect reference for every decorative painter. Start at the beginning to learn the basics, or flip through to quickly find what you need. Either way,Donna Dewberry's Essential One-Stroke Painting Referenceis the book you'll turn to again and again for inspiration, instruction and instant creative success!

The Essential Outdoor Gear Manual: Equipment Care and Repair for Outdoorspeople

by Annie Getchell

This book covers repairs on the trail or at home. Techniques range from patching a rain jacket to patching a canoe, fixing broken zipper slides to reweaving snowshoe webbing, cleaning campstove jets to filing ice axe teeth. Getchell augments her concise hands-on instructions with numerous anecdotes from outdoor experts, creating a rich, captivating blend of field-based, real-world knowledge guidance. This comprehensive, multisport reference covers climbing hardware, tents, sleeping bags, hiking boots, binoculars, to name a few. The emphasis is as much on care as repair, since more of the former means less of the latter. Appendices offer trail-tested repair kits for specific activities, knots stitches, adhesives, nontoxic cleaning solutions.

The Essential Over 35 Pregnancy Guide

by Ellen Lavin

The good news about having a baby when you're over 35 Age 35-plus can be a great time to have a baby, and the chances for getting pregnant and carrying to term are good. Every day in the United States, more than a thousand women over the age of 35 give birth to healthy babies. Ellen Lavin, a marriage, family and child counselor specializing in pregnancy issues, and the 44-year-old mother of a three-year-old son, provides the answers every later-in-life mother is looking for, from pre conception thoughts to childbirth. Get the most up-to-date information about: Specific steps to take in preparing yourself for a healthy pregnancy How to improve your chances of getting pregnant The biology of conceiving after 40 The common-sense, positive reality about delivering a healthy baby at 35 and over Prenatal tests: the benefits and risks, including a thorough look at amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling Myths vs. reality about health risks during pregnancy Causes and likelihood of miscarriage Getting past your fears and embracing your pregnancy When to consider infertility treatment and what to expect and much more Including: Month-by-month pregnancy progress, with particular attention to the concerns of women having a baby later in life.

Essential Pain Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide

by Marco Pappagallo Howard S. Smith

Essential Pain Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide expertly reviews the most important medications used to relieve pain, now considered by many physicians as the fifth vital sign. The catalogue of analgesics has expanded rapidly, and this text presents the most up-to-date, comprehensive array of agents available for prescribing. Each clear and concise drug entry covers the range of indications, advantages and disadvantages, and tips for appropriate dosing and avoiding adverse effects. A separate section covers nutraceuticals, a class of drug increasingly used to manage chronic pain, yet little discussed in medical literature. The detailed description of each medication enables the user to make quick and informed decisions, confident that they are best serving the needs of their patients. Practical 'pearls' for each entry provide a quick go-to reference for the key information to consider before prescribing. This concise user-friendly reference is a must-have on the shelf of every physician.

Essential Papers on Object Relations

by Peter J. Buckley

Psychoanalysis and Woman collects for the first time in one volume the most important psychoanalytic writings on female sexuality and women from Freud's contemporaries through French feminisms to postmodernism and post-feminism. These primary texts introduce the reader to a broad spectrum of works by primarily women theorists writing within a number of different psychoanalytic traditions. Psychoanalysis and Woman makes available a number of fundamental, yet obscure and inaccessible early psychoanalytic documents by women and places them within the context of later women psychoanalytic theorists. Editor Shelley Saguaro provides a concise contextual introduction addressing some of the sexual political issues raised by psychoanalysis, while each section of the volume is prefaced with more specific biographical and cultural introductory material. Topics addressed include new reproductive and sexual technologies, cybernetics, androgyny, the third sex, pornography, and psychoanalysis and contemporary media/film theory. Contributors include Sigmund Freud, Karen Horney, Helene Deutsch, Jeanne Lampl-de Groot, Joan Riviere, Maria Torok, Melanie Klein, Nancy Chodorow, Juliet Mitchell, Noreen O'Connor and Joanna Ryan, Carl G. Jung, Esther Harding, Maria von Franz, Marion Woodman, Jacques Lacan, H l ne Cixous, Luce Irigaray, Julie Kristeva, Mary Jane Sherfey, Monique Wittig, Jacqeline Rose, Camille Paglia, Judith Butler, and Jane Flax.

Essential Papers on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

by Dan J. Stein Michael H. Stone

Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive- compulsive disorder have come from breakthroughs in neurobiologic and cognitive-behavioral studies. Essential Papers on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder represents the most significant thinkers and the various strands of thought on obsessive-compulsive disorder. Divided into three sections focusing on classical psychoanalysis, psychological research, and neuro-psychiatric approaches, this definitive volume includes contributions bythe most experienced and renowned experts on the subject. Contributors include Sigmund Freud; Karl Abraham; Ernest Jones; Anna Freud; Paul E. Sifneos; Leonard Salzman; Joseph Sandler and Anandi Hazari; Lewis L. Judd; Heinz Hartmann; Stanley Rachman, Ray Hodgson and Isaac M. Marks; Paul M. Salkovskis; Paul Schilder; Steven P. Wise and Judith L. Rapoport; Joseph Zohar and Thomas R. Insel; Michael A. Jenike; Susan E. Swedo, Henrietta Leonard; Lewis R. Baxter, Jeffrey M. Schwartz, Kenneth S. Bergman; Dan Stein and Eric Hollander.

Essential Papers on Psychosis

by Peter J. Buckley

Since Freud's first mention of object relations in his seminal paper Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality, analysts have been arguing about its role in the psychological development and mental life of individuals. Essential Papers on Object Relations gathers together the critical papers by major figures in the field. Reflecting the changes and conflicts over the past hundred years, the volume includes the work of key scholars as they attempt to define, delineate, and describe object relations theory. It includes work by: Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein, Arnold H. Modell, W. R. D. Fairbairn, Jacob A. Arlow, Annie Reich, John Bowlby, Margaret S. Mahler, Harry Guntrip, D. W. Winnicott, Joseph Sandler and Anne-Marie Sandler, Otto Kernberg, T. F. Main, Edith Jacobson, and Hans W. Loewald.The book, which includes explanatory introductions to each part, is an invaluable resource for those seeking a thorough examination of object relations theory and the classical and contemporary work of major analytic thinkers. y.

Essential PHP Security

by Chris Shiflett

Being highly flexible in building dynamic, database-driven web applications makes the PHP programming language one of the most popular web development tools in use today. It also works beautifully with other open source tools, such as the MySQL database and the Apache web server. However, as more web sites are developed in PHP, they become targets for malicious attackers, and developers need to prepare for the attacks. Security is an issue that demands attention, given the growing frequency of attacks on web sites. Essential PHP Security explains the most common types of attacks and how to write code that isn't susceptible to them. By examining specific attacks and the techniques used to protect against them, you will have a deeper understanding and appreciation of the safeguards you are about to learn in this book. In the much-needed (and highly-requested) Essential PHP Security, each chapter covers an aspect of a web application (such as form processing, database programming, session management, and authentication). Chapters describe potential attacks with examples and then explain techniques to help you prevent those attacks. Topics covered include: Preventing cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities Protecting against SQL injection attacks Complicating session hijacking attempts You are in good hands with author Chris Shiflett, an internationally-recognized expert in the field of PHP security. Shiflett is also the founder and President of Brain Bulb, a PHP consultancy that offers a variety of services to clients around the world.

Essential PHP Security

by Chris Shiflett

Being highly flexible in building dynamic, database-driven web applications makes the PHP programming language one of the most popular web development tools in use today. It also works beautifully with other open source tools, such as the MySQL database and the Apache web server. However, as more web sites are developed in PHP, they become targets for malicious attackers, and developers need to prepare for the attacks. Security is an issue that demands attention, given the growing frequency of attacks on web sites. Essential PHP Security explains the most common types of attacks and how to write code that isn't susceptible to them. By examining specific attacks and the techniques used to protect against them, you will have a deeper understanding and appreciation of the safeguards you are about to learn in this book. In the much-needed (and highly-requested) Essential PHP Security , each chapter covers an aspect of a web application (such as form processing, database programming, session management, and authentication). Chapters describe potential attacks with examples and then explain techniques to help you prevent those attacks. Topics covered include: Preventing cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities Protecting against SQL injection attacks Complicating session hijacking attempts You are in good hands with author Chris Shiflett, an internationally-recognized expert in the field of PHP security. Shiflett is also the founder and President of Brain Bulb, a PHP consultancy that offers a variety of services to clients around the world.

Essential Play Therapy Techniques

by Charles E. Schaefer Donna Cangelosi

Highly practical and user friendly, this book presents 58 play therapy techniques that belong in every child clinician's toolbox. The expert authors draw from multiple theoretical orientations to showcase powerful, well-established approaches applicable to a broad range of childhood problems. Activities, needed materials, and variations of each technique are succinctly described. Of critical importance for today's evidence-based practitioner, each chapter also includes a historical perspective on the technique at hand, a rationale explaining its therapeutic power, and a review of relevant empirical findings. The book enables readers to determine which strategies are appropriate for a particular child or group and rapidly incorporate them into practice.

The Essential Plays

by Anton Chekhov

Chekhov's four essential masterpieces for the theater: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard have been staged throughout the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.

Essential Pleasures: A New Anthology of Poems to Read Aloud

by Robert Pinsky

This lively, abundant book is distinguished by its focus on hearing poetry read aloud. Robert Pinsky, beloved for his ability to bring poetry to life as spoken language, has collected poems that sound marvelous in a reader's actual or imagined voice. Pinsky has organized the book into sections with brief introductions that emphasize the attentive, intuitive, and reflective process of listening to poetry. This structure provides an implicit, generous definition-by-example of poetry itself: beginning with "Short Lines, Frequent Rhymes" and "Long Lines" and proceeding through fundamental themes such as "Love Poems," "Odes, Complaints, and Celebrations," and "Jokes, Ripostes, Parodies, and Insults." Essential Pleasures gives a fresh setting to traditional favorites, including poems by William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, and Robert Frost, placed among contemporary poems by John Ashbery, Louise Gluck, Yusef Komunyakaa, and many others. This is an inviting and distinguished collection and an essential book for every home.

Essential Poems (To Fall in Love With)

by Daisy Goodwin

Forget chocolate, exotic lingerie, or marriage counselors -- the only props you'll ever need, whether you are in love or out of it, are the poems in this book. There are verses here to console you when the phone doesn't ring or the divorce papers have been signed, and poems that celebrate the joy of being in love, from the first kiss to walking down the aisle (for the second time). These essential poems, which include never-before-anthologized works, will tell you the truth about love.

Essential Psychology

by Philip Banyard Dr Belinda Winder Christine Norman Gayle Dillon

Essential Psychology returns for a second edition with a vivid narrative writing style designed for undergraduates, features designed to stimulate critical thinking and inspire students to learn independently, and an expanded companion website full of useful resources for lecturers and students. This comprehensive introductory text is relevant for both the specialist and non-specialist psychology student, challenging those who studied psychology before university while remaining accessible to those who did not. The 2nd edition: Gives students a firm foundation in all areas covered on accredited British Psychological Society degree courses Includes new chapters on psychopathology, research methods, language, motivation and emotion, lifespan development, health psychology, forensic psychology and critical social psychology Relates theory to the real world to help students think about where they will employ their degree after undergraduate study Comes with a SAGE edge companion website with a suite of resources to enhance the learning experience (edge.sagepub.com/banyard2e)

Essential Psychology: A Concise Introduction

by Philip Banyard Dr Belinda Winder Mark N. Davies Dr Christine Norman

For students studying psychology for the first time Essential Psychology: A Concise Introduction represents a fresh alternative to the range of expensive, US-oriented titles on the market that are full of topics you need but also many you don't need on your course. <P><P> This UK team-authored textbook is written by psychologists who specialize in each of the subject areas covered in their research and teaching. Spanning 18 chapters, but concentrating on the six fundamental topic areas taught at introductory level - Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology and The Psychology of Individual Differences.<P> This textbook has everything students need to know inside, is stylish and colourful, and has an abundance of learning features to make the start of the student journey an enjoyable and successful one too. A range of reflective devices encourage critical thinking about these topics to provide a handy companion as students progress.<P> Visit the companion website at www.sagepub.co.uk/banyard

Essential Psychopathology Casebook

by Mark D. Kilgus William S. Rea

A problem-based learning casebook, keyed to the newly released DSM-V. The clinical cases in this book are about real people suffering from psychopathology. Reviewing these cases will allow the early clinician to learn by observing the decision-making process of experienced clinicians. Reading this book is as close to a real-life experience as a reader can have without a patient in front of them. Each chapter is consistently organized to answer these central questions concerning clinical presentation: functional impairment; DSM diagnosis (keyed to DSM-V); epidemiology; differential diagnosis; etiology and pathogenesis; natural course without treatment; evidence-based bio-psycho-socio-spiritual treatment options; clinical course with management and treatment; systems-based practice issues; and legal, ethical, and cultural challenges. Designed as a clinical companion to the bestselling text, Essential Psychopathology and Its Treatment: Third Edition, this book's important lessons can also be learned by reading it as a stand-alone text.

Essential Psychopathology & Its Treatment

by Mark D. Kilgus Jerrold S. Maxmen Nicholas G. Ward

Long considered a leading text on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatmentof psychiatric disorders, this latest revision includes cutting-edge updates inneuroscience, psychopharmacology, and genetics. Geared to resident students inpsychiatry and related disciplines, it makes practical, readable sense of the field.

Essential Psychotherapies, Third Edition

by Alan Gurman Stanley Messer

The leading survey text for basic psychotherapy courses, this book offers authoritative, engaging presentations of the 12 most important forms of psychotherapy practiced today. Prominent experts cover traditional treatments as well as influential models that have been developed relatively recently, giving students and practitioners a solid grasp of foundational theories, techniques, and research. Each chapter follows a common set of organizational guidelines; features illustrative vignettes and a full case example; and concludes with readings and resources to guide further study. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest clinical developments and research. Chapter on "third-wave" behavior therapies. Each chapter has expanded discussions of the role of the therapeutic relationship and the use of evidence-based practices. Concise chapters make the book even more instructor and student friendly.

The Essential R Reference

by Mark Gardener

An essential library of basic commands you can copy and paste into RThe powerful and open-source statistical programming language R is rapidly growing in popularity, but it requires that you type in commands at the keyboard rather than use a mouse, so you have to learn the language of R. But there is a shortcut, and that's where this unique book comes in. A companion book to Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics, this practical reference is a library of basic R commands that you can copy and paste into R to perform many types of statistical analyses.Whether you're in technology, science, medicine, business, or engineering, you can quickly turn to your topic in this handy book and find the commands you need.Comprehensive command reference for the R programming language and a companion book to Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and StatisticsCombines elements of a dictionary, glossary, and thesaurus for the R languageProvides easy accessibility to the commands you need, by topic, which you can cut and paste into R as neededCovers getting, saving, examining, and manipulating data; statistical test and math; and all the things you can do with graphsAlso includes a collection of utilities that you'll find usefulSimplify the complex statistical R programming language with The Essential R Reference..

The Essential Reader's Companion: Star Wars

by Darren Tan Jeff Carlisle Pablo Hidalgo Chris Trevas Brian Rood

THE DEFINITIVE WORD ON STAR WARS FICTION The legendary motion picture Star Wars has spawned two big-screen sequels and three prequels--and decades of bestselling fiction. From the original movie tie-in novel through the monumental Fate of the Jedi series, legions of devoted readers have helped expand science fiction's most celebrated film saga into a page-turning print sensation. Now, for the first time, a comprehensive overview of these sweeping Star Wars adventures is presented in one beautifully illustrated volume. Star Wars: The Essential Reader's Companion spans the entire galaxy of published Star Wars fiction--movie novelizations, original stand alone and series novels, short stories, eBook novellas, young adult titles, and comics--and features: * a concise synopsis of each story, including key characters and planets * exclusive behind-the-scenes facts and anecdotes about authors, plot and character development, continuity notes, and significance in the Star Wars Expanded Universe * details on which novels are linked to Star Wars comic books from Dark Horse and Marvel * a chronological listing of titles, spanning the 25,000-year history of the Star Wars universe and placing each story in its proper context * more than one hundred full-color original paintings throughout by some of fans' favorite artists Whether skimming through fateful eras from the Old Republic to the New Jedi Order; delving deep into the ancient history of the Lost Tribe of the Sith or the tumultuous Clone Wars; crossing paths--and lightsabers--with Dark Lords such as Plagueis or Bane, Sidious or Vader; helming the Millennium Falcon with Han Solo; or mastering the Force with Luke Skywalker, this one-of-a-kind, one-stop reference is a must for fans looking to maximize their knowledge of the sprawling Star Wars Expanded Universe.

Essential Reiki

by Diane Stein

Reiki is an ancient and profoundly simple system of "laying on of hands" healing derived from Tibetan Buddhism. In the West, Reiki has been kept highly secret for many years. ESSENTIAL REIKI presents full information on all three degrees of this healing system, most of it in print for the first time. Teaching from the perspective that Reiki healing belongs to all people, Diane Stein breaks new ground in her classic guide to this ancient practice. While no book can replace the directly received Reiki "attunements," ESSENTIAL REIKI provides everything else that the healer, practitioner, and teacher of this system needs.From the Hardcover edition.

Essential Reiki Teaching Manual: A Companion Guide for Reiki Healers

by Diane Stein

Reiki master and best-selling author Diane Stein has been a dedicated hands-on healer since 1988. Stein believes strongly that this powerful healing art, once a closely guarded secret tradition, should be accessible and available to all. Since she began teaching in 1990, Stein has initiated thousands of students in all three levels of Reiki healing. Through these efforts she developed a comprehensive teaching method that encompasses the fundamentals of this ancient system. The ESSENTIAL REIKI TEACHING MANUAL equips the Reiki initiate with the practical tools needed for launching a Reiki healing practice, leading a Reiki workshop, and becoming a more effective Reiki practitioner. This hands-on instructional guide together with the digitally re-mastered DIANE STEIN'S ESSENTIAL REIKI WORKSHOP DVD is the next best thing to a personal teaching session with Diane Stein herself.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Essential Rumi (New Expanded Edition)

by Coleman Barks

This revised and expanded edition of the comprehensive one-volume edition of the ancient poet includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks, and 57 new poems never published before.

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