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We are experts in providing fully-integrated Managed Behavioral health Care plans. Our plans are parity compliant and can easily replace the standard benefits included in the medical plan, generally for a significant cost savings. It is simple to get started, just requests the medical renewal rates with and without behavioral health benefits. Holman will then quote a rich, cost effective benefit design.

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We are experts in providing fully-integrated Managed Behavioral health Care plans. Our plans are parity compliant and can easily replace the standard benefits included in the medical plan, generally for a significant cost savings. It is simple to get started, just requests the medical renewal rates with and without behavioral health benefits. Holman will then quote a rich, cost effective benefit design.

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Book List

Three Books Every Home Should Have

D. Sobel, R. Ornstein, The Healthy Mind, Healthy Body Handbook,
DRX, 1996. Available from Box 381062, Cambridge, MA 02238-1062, 1-800-222-4745.

J.J. Rybacki, J. W. Long, The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs: Everything You Need to Know for Safe Drug Use 2000,
HarperCollins, 1999 (revised annually).

Everything You Need to Know About Medical Tests,
Springhouse, 1997.

General Purpose Resources

D. Vickery, J. Fries, Take Care of Yourself
(6th ed.), Addison-Wesley, 1996.

D.E. Larson, ed. Mayo Clinic Family Health Book
(2nd ed.), William Morrow, 1996.

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Special Concerns Resources


A. Gifford, K. Lorig et al., Living Well With HIV and AIDS,
Bull Publishing Co., rev. 2000.

Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Facts,
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 1-800-669-0156 or send #3 to PPFA, 810 Seventh St., New York, NY 10019.

L. Pinsky, P.H. Douglas, The Essential AIDS Fact Book,
Simon & Schuster, 1996.

S. Madge, S. Singh, Caring for People with HIV: A Community Perspective,
Arena, 1998.

HIV InSite Gateway to HIV and AIDS Knowledge - Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://HIVInSite.ucsf.edu

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.TheBody.com

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Alcohol Problems

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism
(3rd ed.), Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 1976.

A. Mooney et at., The Recovery Book,
Workman, 1992.

F. Rotgers, M. Kern, R. Hoeltzel, Responsible Drinking: A Moderation Management Approach for Problem Drinkers,
New Harbinger Publications, 2002.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.NIAAA.nih.gov

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Alternative/Complementary Medicine

B. Goldberg, B. Goldberg, Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide,
Future Medicine Publishing, 1998.

A.W. Hafner et al., Reader’s Guide to Alternative Health Methods,
American Medical Association, 1993.

B. Gottlieb, Alternative Cures: The Most Effective Natural Home Remedies for 160 Health Problems,
Rodale Press, Incorporated, 2002.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM]
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://NCCAM.nih.gov

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Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia

N.L. Mace, P.V. Rabins, The 36-Hour Day, A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Late Life,
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. Also available from the Alzheimer’s Association, 1-800-272-3900.

B. Davis, R. Davis, My Journey into Alzheimer’s Disease,
Tyndale House Publishers, 1989.

E. Bazan-Salazar, Alzheimer’s Activities that Stimulate the Mind,
The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2005

D. Uetz, Into the Mist: When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer’s Disease,
Xlibris Corporation, 2005

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M. McKay et al., When Anger Hurts,
Fine Communications, July 1997.

R. Williams, V. Williams, Anger Kills: 17 Strategies for Controlling the Hostility That Can Harm Your Health, Harper Perennial Library. 1994.

A. Ellis, Anger: How to Live With and Without It,
Carol Publishing Group, 1985.

H.G. Lerner, The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to the Patterns of Intimate Relationships,
Harper & Row, 1989.

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E. Bourne, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
(2nd ed.), Idyll Harbor, 1998.

R.Z. Peurifoy, Anxiety, Phobias, and Panic: A Step-by-Step Program for Regaining Control,
Warner Books, 1995.

E. Bourne, L. Garano, Coping with Anxiety,
New Harbinger Publications, 2003.

A. Ellis, How to Control Your Anxiety Before it Controls You,
Kensington Publishing Corporation, 2000.

C. DuPont, E. DuPont, R. Dupont, Anxiety Cure: An Eight-Step Program for Getting Well, 2003.

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K. Lorig, J. Fries, The Arthritis Helpbook
(4th ed.), Addison-Wesley, 1995.

V. Byers Kraus, et al., The Everyday Arthritis Solution: Food, Movement, and Lifestyles Secrets to Ease the Pain and Feel Your Best,
Reader’s Digest Association, 2004.

Arthritis Foundation
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.Arthritis.org/

Also see resources listed under Chronic Illnesses.

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A. Weinstein, Asthma: The Complete Guide to Self-Management of Asthma for Patients and Their Families,
Fawcett, 1992.

E. Carter, et al., The Asthma Educator’s Handbook,
McGraw-Hill Companies, 2007.

F. Pescatore, M.D., Allergy and Asthma Cure: A Complete 8 Step Nutritional Program, Wiley, John & Sons,
Incorporated, 2003.

F. Adams, Asthma SourceBook,
McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006.

Also see resources listed under Chronic Illnesses.

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Back Problems

R. McKenzie, Treat Your Own Back
(6th ed.), Spinal Publications, 1997.

J.E. Moore, K. Lorig et al., Back Pain Helpbook,
Perseus Books, 1999.

M. Brown, Conquer Back and Neck Pain: Walk it Off!,
Sunrise River Press, 2008.

J. Sarno, Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection,
Grand Central Publishing, 1991.

M. Kubey, R. McKenzie, Seven Steps to a Pain Free Life: How to Rapidly Relieve Back and Neck Pain,
Penguin Group (USA), 2001.

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The American Cancer Society’s Informed Decisions: The Complete Book of Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery,
Viking Press, 1997.

A. Ko, E.H. Rosenbaum, G. Cable, Everyone’s Guide to Cancer Therapy
(5th ed.), Somerville House Books, 1994.

K. Carr, S. Crow, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, skirt!,
2007. (his book is for women, especially young women, diagnosed with cancer.)

D. Chan, M.D., Breast Cancer: Real Questions, Real Answers,
Da Capo Press, 2006.

G. Anderson, O. Simonton, Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do,
Penguin Group (USA), 1999.

E. Babcock, When Life Becomes Precious: A Guide for Loved Ones and Friends of Cancer Patients,
Bantam Books, 1997.

National Cancer Institute - Comprehensive Cancer Information
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.cancer.gov

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Child Health

K. McCoy, C. Wibblesman, The New Teenage Body Book,
Perigee, 1992.

S.P. Shelov, ed., Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age Five,
Bantam, 1998.

B. Schmitt, Your Child’s Health,
Bantam, 1991.

A. Eisenberg et al., What to Expect the First Year,
Workman Publishing, 1989.

R. Pantell et al., Taking Care of Your Child
(4th ed.), Addison-Wesley, 1993.

E. Satter, How to Get Your Kid to Eat…But Not Too Much,
Bull Publishing, 1991.

R. Ferber, Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problem,
Simon & Schuster, 1985.

D.E. Greydanus, ed., Caring for Your Adolescent,
Bantam, 1991.

D. Dinkmeyer, Sr., G.D. McKay, J.S. Dinkmeyer, Parenting Young Children,
American Guidance Service, 1989.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.AAP.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.CDC.gov/

Bright Futures
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.BrightFutures.org

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Chronic Illnesses

K. Lorig, H. Holman, D. Sobel et al., Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions: Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Stroke, Diabetes, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Others,
Bull Publishing, 2000.

P. Donoghue Ph.D., M. Siegel Ph.D., Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired: Living with Invisible Chronic Illness,
Norton, W.W. & Company, 2000.

H. Benson, M. Caudill Ph.D., Managing Pain Before It Manages You,
Guilford Publications, Incorporated, 2001.

M. Cleveland, Chronic Illness and the Twelve Steps: A Practical Approach to Spiritual Resiliance,
Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 1999.

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M. McKay, P. Fanning, Self-Esteem,
mass market paperback, 1987.

D. Burns, The Feeling Good Handbook,
Plume, 1999.

R. O’Connor, Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn’t Teach You and Medication Can’t Give You,
Penguin Group (USA), 1999.

M. Williams, J. Kabat-Zinn, J. Teasdale, The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness,
Guilford Publications, Incorporated, 2007.

Also see resources listed under Stress and Mental Wellness.

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Philip E. Cryer, American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes: The Ultimate Home Diabetes Reference,
American Diabetes Association, 1997, 1-800-232-6733, www.Diabetes.org or mass market paperback.

Diabetes A to Z: What You Need to Know About Diabetes-Simply Put
(4th ed.), American Diabetes Association, NTC/Contemporary Publishing Co., March 2000.

L. Jovanovic-Peterson, A Touch of Diabetes,
Chronimed, 1995.

C. Saudek, John Hopkins Guide to Diabetes: For Today and Tomorrow,
John Hopkins Press, 1997.

American Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes,
McGraw-Hill Companies, 2005.

R. Bernstein, M.D., F. Vinicor, Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution: The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars,
Little, Brown & Company, 2007.

American Diabetes Association
Special Concerns Resourceswww.Diabetes.org

Children with DIABETES - The online community for kids, families and adults with diabetes
Special Concerns Resourceshttp://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com

Also see resources listed under Chronic Illnesses.

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Digestive Problems

P. Baird, Be Good to Your Gut: Recipes and Tips for People With Digestive Problems,
Blackwell Science Press, 1996.

S. Cabot, Healthy Liver and Bowel Book,
Ten Speed Press, 2003.

B. Watson, S. Stockton, The H.O.P.E. Formula: The Ultimate Health Secret,
Renew Life Presss, 2007.

F. Group, Complete Colon Cleanse: The At Home Detox Program to Restore Good Health, Boost Vitality, and Ensure Longevity,
Ulysses Press, 2007.

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Eating Disorders

S. Abraham, Eating Disorders: The Facts
(4th ed.), Oxford University Press, 1997.

J. Schaeffer, T. Rutledge, Life Without Ed: How one woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too,
McGraw-Hill Companies, 2003.

S. Mendelsohn, It’s Not About the Weight: Attacking Eating Disorders from the Inside Out,
iUniverse, Incorporated, 2007.

A. Liu, Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders,
Wellness Central, 2008.

Something Fishy - Award-winning information on eating disorders
Special Concerns Resourceswww.something-fishy.org

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Elder Care

M. Mettler, D.W. Kemper, Healthwise for Life: Medical Self-Care for People Age 50 and Better
(3rd ed.), Healthwise, Incorporated, 1998. Available from Healthwise, P.O. Box 1989, Boise, ID 83701, 1-800-706-9646.

J. Marcell, R. Shankle, Elder Rage or, Take My Father…Please! How To Survive Caring for Aging Parents,
Impressive Press, 2001.

J. Loverde, Complete Elder Care Planner: Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask, and How to Find Help,
Crown Publishing Group, 2000.

N. Mace, P. Rabins, 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dimentia, and Memory Loss in Later Life,
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Caregiver - Education and support for caregivers of elderly people.
Special Concerns Resourceswww.caregiver.com

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First Aid

American Red Cross First Aid and Safety Handbook,
Little, Brown & Co., 1992.

American College of Emergency Physicians, Pocket First Aid,
DK Publishing, 2003.

A. Jagoda, P. Shearer, J. Freedman, Good Housekeeping Family First Aid,
Sterling Publishing, 2004.

A. Walker, First Aid for Babies and Children Fast,
DK Publishing, 2006.

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B. Anderson et al., Getting in Shape: Workout Programs for Men and Women,
Shelter Publications, January 1995.

P. Lyons, D. Burgard, Great Shape: The First Fitness Guide for Large Women,
Bull Publishing, 1990.

B. Anderson, Stretching,
Shelter Publications, 1980.

S. Schlosberg, Fitness for Dummies
(1st ed.), IDG Books Worldwide, 1996.

American Council of Exercise
Special Concerns Resourceswww.AceFitness.org

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J. James, R. Friedman, The Grief Recover Handbook,
HarperPerennial, 1998.

M. Colgrove, H. Bloomfield, P. Williams, How to Survive the Loss of Love,
Prelude Press, 1993.

E. Neeld, Seven Choices: Taking Steps to New Life After Losing Someone You Love
(3rd ed.), Crown, 1997.

H.S. Schiff, Living Through Mourning: Finding Comfort and Hope When a Loved One Has Died,
Penguin Books, 1987.

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Heart Disease

C. Cohan, Coping With Heart Surgery and Bypassing Depression: A Family’s Guide to the Medical, Emotional, and Practical Issues,
Psychosocial Press, 1998.

D. Ornish, Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease,
Ballantine, 1990.

C. Esselstyn, T. Campbell, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease,
Penguin Group (USA), 2007.

P. Kash, J. Lombard, Freedom from Disease: The Breakthrough Apporach to Preventing Cancer, Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s and Depression by Controlling Insulin,
St. Martin’s Press, 2008.

Heart Information Network
Special Concerns Resourceswww.HeartInfo.org

Also see resources listed under Chronic Illnesses.

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See resources listed under AIDS/HIV.

K.L. Burgio, K.L. Pearce, A.J. Lucco, Staying Dry: A Practical Guide to Bladder Control,
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

D. Doughty, Urinary & Fecal Incontinence: Current Management Concepts,
sty Elsevier Health Sciences, 2005.

D.K. Newman, Managing and Treating Urinary Incontinence,
Health Professions Press, 2002.

P. Ellsworth, D. Gordon, 100 Questions & Answers about Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence,
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2005.

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G. Jacobs, Say Goodnight to Insomnia,
Harcourt College Publishers, 2000.

P. Hauri, S. Linde, No More Sleepless Nights,
John Wiley & Sons, 1996.

P. Glovinsky, A. Spielman, The Insomnia Answer: A Personalized Program for Identifying and Overcoming the Three Types of Insomnia,
Penguin Group (USA), 2006.

G. Green, Insomniac,
University of California Press, 2008.

M. Krugman, The Insomnia Solution: The Natural, Drug-Free Way to a Good Night’s Sleep,
Grand Central Publishing, 2008.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

E.F. Shimberg, Relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome,
Ballantine, 1991.

M. Pimental M.D., The New IBS Solution: Bacteria-the Missing Link in Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome,
Health Point Press, 2006.

D. Dahlman, Why Doesn’t My Doctor Know This?: Conquering Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease,
Crohn’s Disease and Colitis, Morgan James Publishing, 2008.

D. Burstall, T. Vallis, G. Turnball, IBS Relief: A Complete Approach to Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome,
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, 2006.

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J.E. Huston, L.D. Lanka, Perimenopause: Changes in Women’s Health After 35,
New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1997.

S. Lark, Dr. Susan Lark’s the Menopause Self Help Book: A Woman’s Guide to Feeling Wonderful for the Second Half of Her Life,
Celestial Arts, 1990.

HighBridge Company, 2004.

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Neck Problems

R. McKenzie, Treat Your Own Neck
(2nd ed.), Spinal Publications, 1993.

P. Eqoscue, R. Gittiness, Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain,
Bantam Books, 2000.

A. Carey, The Pain-Free Program: A Proven Method to Relieve Back, Neck, Shoulder, and Joint Pain,
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, 2005.

K. Laughlin, Overcome Neck and Back Pain,
Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, 1998.

N. Bodguk, B. McGuirk, Management of Acute and Chronic Neck Pain: An Evidence-Based Approach,
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2006.

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Health Counts,
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1991.

E.R. Blonz, The Really Simple, No-Nonsense Nutrition Guide,
Conari Press, 1993.

The PDR Family Guide to Nutrition and Health,
Medical Economics, 1995.

The Wellness Encyclopedia of Food and Nutrition,
University of California Press, 1996.

The American Dietetic Association
Special Concerns Resourceswww.EatRight.org

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M. Caudill, Managing Pain Before It Manages You,
Guilford, 1994.

J. Teitelbaum, Pain Free 1-2-3!: A Proven Program to Get You Pain Free Now!,
McGraw-Hill Companies, 2005.

N. Barnard, J. Raymond, Foods That Fight Pain: Revolutionary New Strategies for Maximum Pain Relief,
Crown Publishing Group, 1998.

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A. Eisenberg, What To Expect When You Are Expecting, Workman Publishing, 1991.

P Simkin et al., Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn,
Meadowbrook, 1991.

C. Marshall, From Here to Maternity: Your Guide for the Nine-Month Journey Toward Motherhood,
Marshall Educational Health Solutions, Inc., 1995,1-800-428-8321.

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Self-Help Groups

B. White, E. Madera, The Self-Help Sourcebook: Finding and Forming Mutual Aid Self-Help Groups,
Saint Clares-Riverside Medical Center, 1992, (201) 625-7101.


M. Donkersloot, L. Hyder-Ferry, The How to Quit Smoking and Not Gain Weight Cookbook,
Three Rivers Press, November 1999.

T. Ferguson, The No-Nag, No-Guilt, Do-It-Your-Own-Way Guide to Quitting Smoking,
Putnam, 1988.

A. Carr, The Easy Way to Stop Smoking,
Sterling Publishing, 2006.

A. Carr, The Little Book of Quitting,
Sterling Publishing, 2005.

P. Brodowsky, E. Fazio, Staying Sane when You’re Quitting Smoking: True Stories and Practical Advice on How to Weather Withdrawal, Avoid Weight Gain, and Battle Monstrous Cravings,
Da Capo Press, 2005.

T. Rustin, Quit and Stay Quit: A Personal Program to Stop Smoking,
Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 1996.

Quit Smoking All Together - Boston University sponsored support for quitting smoking
Special Concerns Resourceswww.quitnet.org

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P. Zimbardo, Shyness,
Addison-Wesley, 1990.

E. Hilliard, P. Foxman, Living Fully with Shyness and Social Anxiety: A Comprehensive Guide to Gaining Social Confidence,
Da Capo Press, 2005.

M. Antony, 10 Simple Solutions to Shyness,
New Harbinger Publications, 2004.

C. Lane, Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness,
Yale University Press, 2007.

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Stress and Mental Wellness

M. McKay, M. Davis, and P. Fanning, Thoughts & Feelings: Taking Control of Your Moods and Your Life,
New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1997.

Health Journeys audio imagery tapes by Belleruth Naparstek,
Image Paths, Inc. (Tel: 1-800-800-8661 or see www.HealthJourneys.com)

J. Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life,
Hyperion, 1994.

M. Davis et al., The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
(4th ed.), New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1998.

D. Burns, The Feeling Good Handbook,
New American Library/Dutton, 1990.

H. Benson, E.M. Stuart, The Wellness Book,
Carol Publishing Group, 1992.

R. Ornstein, D. Sobel, Healthy Pleasures,
Addison-Wesley, 1989.

D. Sobel, R. Ornstein, The Healthy Mind,
Healthy Body Handbook, DRX, 1996. Available from Box 381062, Cambridge, MA 02238-1062, 1-800-222-4745.

D. Goleman, J. Gurin, eds., Mind/Body Medicine: How to Use Your Mind for Better Health,
Consumer Reports Books, 1993.

G. Emery, J. Campbell, Rapid Relief From Emotional Distress,
Fawcett, 1987.

National Institute of Mental Health
Special Concerns Resourceswww.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/index.cfm

American Psychology Association
Special Concerns Resourceswww.apa.org

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Women’s Health

The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New century: A Book By and For Women,
Touchtone Books, 1998.

B.D. Shephard, C.A. Shephard, The Complete Guide to Women’s Health,
Penguin Books, 1997.

K. Johnson, Trusting Ourselves: The Complete Guide to Emotional Well Being for Women,
Grove-Atlantic, 1991.

La Leche League International, The Womanly Art of Breast-Feeding,
New American Library, 1991.

K. Huggins, The Nursing Mother’s Companion
(3rd ed.), Harvard Common Press, 1995.

OBGYN.net - The Universe of Women’s Health
Special Concerns Resourceswww.OBGYN.net

Also see resources listed under Menopause and Pregnancy.