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100 Questions & Answers About How to Quit Smoking

Author(s): Charles Herrick, MD, New York Medical College and Danbury Hospital, Valhalla, New York, Department of Psychiatry, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut
Charlotte Herrick, RN, PhD, Professor Emeritas, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
Marianne Mitchell, ARNP
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763757410
  • Paperback    200 pages      © 2010
Price: $21.95 US List
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EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, a friend or relative, this book offers help. The only volume available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About How to Quit Smoking gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about the effects of smoking and the best strategies for quitting the habit. Written by a prominent psychiatrist, with actual patient commentary, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the medical, psychological, and emotional turmoil of smoking.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Diagnosis
Part  3  Risk, Prevention, and Epidemiology
Part  4  Treatment
Part  5  Associated Conditions
Part  6  Special Populations
Part  7  Surviving

Charles Herrick, MD-New York Medical College and Danbury Hospital, Valhalla, New York, Department of Psychiatry, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut

Dr. Charles Herrick graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in general psychiatry at Tufts, New England Medical Center Hospitals and in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Herrick presently serves as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT.   He is a member of the faculty at New York Medical College as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry where his duties include teaching medical students and psychiatry residents. Dr. Herrick’s clinical experience has been diverse in terms of patient population, practice setting and geographic location. He has served as an outpatient staff psychiatrist in a managed care setting at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, South San Francisco. He also was an attending psychiatrist at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx where his duties pertained to inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room psychiatry and concurrently held a faculty appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has overseen various programs throughout Danbury Hospital, including consultation services, Crisis Intervention Services, Inpatient Services, and Chemical Dependency Services. He has lectured on a variety of psychiatric topics to both medical audiences and the general public. Dr. Herrick divides his time between teaching, seeing patients, and administration.

 

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Charlotte Herrick, RN, PhD-Professor Emeritas, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

Charlotte A. Herrick is a Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Community Practice in the School of Nursing a the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has both practiced and written extensively on mental health across the lifespan. She is formerly Chair of Community Mental Health and taught at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. While in Mobile, she worked in a school for special children and co-wrote one of the first System of Care national grants that was implemented at the School for Special Children. Other involvement in System of Care was at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was instrumental in infusing System of Care concepts into nursing courses. Currently she teaches System of Care in the Psychosocial Nursing course and in Case Management in Nursing and also teaches as part of the interdisciplinary faculty team in the System of Care course. Professional and voluntary involvements include the American Nurses Association, the American Psychiatric Nursing Association, the International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, Case Management Society of America, Mental Health Associations in four states and is on the Advisory Board for Congregational Nursing for Moses Cone Health Systems in Greensboro, North Caroline. She is married to a child psychiatrist and together they have five children and thirteen grandchildren with another on the way.

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Marianne Mitchell, ARNP

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