Healing Homosexuality: Case Stories of Reparative Therapy

In 1973, when all the arguments were presented to the American Psychiatric Association both for and against the idea of homosexuality as pathology, it was the personal disclosures of gay men that had the most influence. Listening to their stories of frustration in treatment–and their newfound happiness through acceptance of a gay identity–the American Psychiatric Association voted to omit homosexuality as a diagnostic category. Now, ...

Personal Training: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to becoming a successful personal trainer. This accessible book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design, as well as advanced concepts including nutritional intervention, postural analysis and the psychology of behaviour change.

Visionary Landscapes : Japanese Garden Design in North America, The Work of Five Contemporary Masters

=Japanese gardens are found throughout the world today—their unique forms now considered a universal art form. This stunning Japanese gardening book examines the work of five leading landscape architects in North America who are exploring the extraordinary power of Japanese-style garden design to create an immersive experience promoting personal and social well-being. Master garden designers Hoichi Kurisu, Takeo Uesugi, David Slawson...

How to Do Everything: Adobe Illustrator CS4

Create and publish feature-rich electronic documents that retain the look and feel of the originals. How to Do Everything: Adobe Acrobat 9 explains how to edit PDFs, collaborate with other users, and optimize PDFs for print or the web. You'll also learn how to secure your PDFs and maintain document integrity. With coverage of the Adobe Acrobat Standard, Pro, and Pro Extended editions, this book helps you maximize all the new and impr...

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

"This is an exceedingly wise book. It covers a seriously neglected area in psychoanalytic literature and theory. The clinical and historical illustrations, both of healthy thriving intelligent childhood and - equally- of painful failures in development and in thinking, make it a very illuminating and good read."-Anne Alvarez, Ph.D., MACP Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

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This book is a long read, and I haven't finished it yet, but I pick it up every morning and have a hard time putting in down again when it's time to do something else. As always GGM's writing style is extremely engrossing and adicting. I would rank this book right up there with his best novels. Others have discussed the content, so I won't repeat what others have written. I will only say that GGM had a very interesting life, and he r...

The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 1-141 (1484-1500)

The correspondence of Erasmus has never been completely translated into English, although it has long been acknowledged to be one of the most illuminating sources for the history of northern humanism and the first two decades of the Protestant Reformation. In his letters, to and from scholars and religions leaders, printers and patrons, princes and prelates in every country of western Europe, the interests and issues of that critical...

Intimate Relationships across the Lifespan

"Written by Abdul Khaleque, who has extensively researched the topic, it was expected that this book would be exceptional―and it more than lives up to that promise. Conceived primarily for undergraduate students, the book is an invaluable resource not only for them but also for graduate students, faculties, practitioners, and general audiences… The book is well-written in a clear, straightforward, unambiguous style that is ideal for ...

Leisure for Canadians

The second edition of Leisure for Canadians builds on the work started in the first effort published in 2007. This second edition introduces a new theme within the larger leisure literature, that of sport and events management. Seven new chapters focusing on various aspects of sport and event planning have been added, along with a chapter on the built environment and leisure behavior. As was the case in the first edition, this text i...