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       Rocky Mountain Chapter Library Catalog

GENERAL ARTHRITIS BOOKS
Arthritis – 4th Edition
Synopsis: A “take care of yourself health guide” including easy-to-use decision charts
that quickly show how to relieve pains and when to see a doctor.
James F. Fries, M.D.
c. 1995

Arthritis – 3rd Edition
Synopsis: A comprehensive guide to understanding your arthritis. Recommended by The
Arthritis Foundation and The Arthritis Society as a reference for their trainers and
teachers.
James F. Fries, M.D.
c. 1990

The Arthritis Helpbook – 3rd Edition
Synopsis: More than 200,000 copies sold. A Tested Self-Management Program for
Coping with Arthritis. Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation and the Arthritis
Society for use in their classes.
Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr.P.H. and James F. Fries, M.D.
c. 1990

The Arthritis Helpbook – 4th Edition
Synopsis: A Tested Self-Management Program for Coping with Arthritis and
Fibromyalgia. Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation, the Arthritis Society and other
organizations for use in their classes.
Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr.P.H. and James F. Fries, M.D.
c. 1995

The Arthritis Helpbook – 5th Edition
Synopsis: Totally revised and updated with: new information on arthritis medicines and
pain reduction techniques, new exercises and instructive illustrations. A Tested Self-
Management Program for Coping with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. Recommended by the
Arthritis Foundation, the Arthritis Society and other organizations for use in their classes.
Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr.P.H. and James F. Fries, M.D.
c. 2000
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The Arthritis Helpbook – 6th Edition
Synopsis: More than 600,000 copies sold. A Tested Self-Management Program for
Coping with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation, the
Arthritis Society and other organizations for use in their classes.
Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr.P.H. and James F. Fries, M.D.
c. 2006

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Pain Management
Synopsis: All purpose guide to causes and treatments for chronic pain, including arthritis,
fibromyalgia, back pain, nerve pain, and more. Useful for the person who may not have a
diagnosis yet, or the person seeking new strategies for pain management. Includes drugs,
surgery, implants, nuerostimulation devices, alternative therapies and more. Published by
the Arthritis Foundation.
Susan Bernstein
c. 2003

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Managing Your Arthritis
Synopsis: Basic, all purpose "patient primer" on arthritis and related diseases, including
types of arthritis, diagnosis, common drugs, surgery, alternatives and lifestyle
management. Useful as a basic guide for anyone seeking broad arthritis information.
Mary Anne Dunkin and Chief Medical Editor John H. Klippel, MD
C. 2001

Never Surrender
Synopsis: Hope for those with arthritis as demonstrated in the pioneering work of the
Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society in British Columbia.
Mary Pack
c. 1976

50 Things You Should Know About the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic
Synopsis: The first book to give you all the facts on the worst medical crisis of our time
that has already stricken 12 million Americans.
Neenyah Ostrom
c. 1992

Keys to Understanding Arthritis
Synopsis: Arthritis afflicts people of all ages, but is more common among older men and
women. The good news is that in most cases it is treatable. If you suffer from arthritis it’s
probable that you too can enjoy normal activities with minimal discomfort. Here’s advice
on coping with arthritis and staying happy.
Elizabeth Vierck, Consultant in Gerontology
c. 1991
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The Arthritis Foundation’s Tips for Good Living with Arthritis
Synopsis: More than 700 tips for making daily activities easier and less painful. Handy
small pocket book format. Basic information about the most common types of arthritis,
and what people can do to protect joints in almost every life situation. Useful for anyone
with arthritis or a related disease who has trouble with daily tasks (driving, housework,
cooking, computer work, etc.)
c. 2001
**Published 2006 edition, Arthritis.org

The Arthritis Sourcebook
Synopsis: Everything you need to know about: the major types of arthritis and their
treatments, building your treatment team, medications and alternative therapies, exercise
and nutrition, sleep problems and sex, assistive devices – and more.
Earl J. Brewer, Jr., M.D. and Kathy Cochran Angel
c. 1993

Arthritis 101: Questions You Have. Answers You Need.
Synopsis: An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation about how to recognize
arthritis, ways to control pain and inflammation, what to expect from medications, what’s
new in research, and much more.
c. 1997

Mayo Clinic on Arthritis
Synopsis: Brings you the answers you need for managing arthritis from the world-
renowned Mayo Clinic. Easy-to-understand answers about the most common forms of
arthritis--osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis--with an emphasis on what people can do
to help themselves.
Gene G. Hunder, M.D.
c. 1999

250 Tips for Making Life with Arthritis Easier
Synopsis: The title of the book is self-explanatory and is indicative of the purpose of the
book. There are 250 actual, enumerated ideas for making everyday life with arthritis
easier offered in the book.
Shelley Peterman Schwarz
c. 1997

Living with Your Arthritis
Synopsis: A home program for arthritis management designed to maximize the patient’s
ability to function on a daily basis.
Edited by Alan L. Rosenberg M.D.
c. 1979
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Treating Arthritis: Medicine, Myth and Magic
Synopsis: Drug treatment, nutrition, and psychological attitude also are thoroughly
documented. In addition, the author brings a new understanding of the reason quack cures
have been embraced so widely by the patient: these treat the psyche, which too often is
ignored in medical therapies. These simple treatments are evaluated in nontechnical
language against those requiring a physician's intervention, such as surgery and drug
therapy.
Felix Fernandez-Madrid, M.D., Ph.D.
c. 1989

Arthritis: 277 Things Everyone Should Know
Synopsis: A guidebook for the more than 40 million Americans who suffer from arthritis
but are committed to maintaining their independence.
Wendy Reed Bruce
c. 1998

Guide to Independent Living for People With Arthritis
Synopsis: This guide has grown to include a stronger emphasis on principles and
techniques to protect your whole body and joints and to conserve energy. All of us have
to make changes in order to live the fullest, happiest lives possible. Whether you have
only recently discovered that you have arthritis or have had it for a long time, you know
that true independence is helping yourself.
c. 1988

BACK PAIN SPECIFIC
All You Need to Know About Back Pain
Synopsis: All purpose guide to back pain including its various causes, treatments, drugs,
surgery, lifestyle modifications and tips for preventing pain and future injury. Useful for
anyone affected by back pain due to any cause.
Mary Anne Dunkin
c. 2002

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME SPECIFIC
Solving the Puzzle of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Synopsis: Includes the latest information on the treatment of CFS, from the druy
Ampligen to the nutrient zinc. The book thoroughly reviews both controversial and
conventional medical therapies, boldly recommending those therapies holding the most
promise of recovery.
Michael Rosenbaum M.D. and Murray Susser, M.D.
c. 1992
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America Exhausted
Synopsis: A guide to reversing fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Dr. Conley
explains how stress, diet, vitamins, antibiotics and chemicals are contributing to the
epidemic of fatigue and Fibromyalgia in the United States. Includes breakthrough
treatments of fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Dr. Edward J. Conley
c. 1997

Hope and Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Synopsis: A practical approach to overcoming CFS, including: how to spot the early
warning signs and symptoms, how to select a physician sensitive to your needs, which
treatments and medications can make a difference, what diet and exercise programs work
and how to deal with its emotional impact.
Karyn Feiden
c. 1990

Running on Empty: Living with Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome
Synopsis: How to know if you’ve got it, and what to do if you do. The 1992 Award Book
of the CFIDS Association of America.
Katrina H. Berne, PH.D.
c. 1992

CHRONIC ILLNESS, GENERAL
We are Not Alone: Learning to Live with Chronic Illness
Synopsis: The first generalized, comprehensive guide to coping with chronic illness, for
the 50 million Americans who suffer from a chronic illness, including listings of support
groups and helpful organizations.
Sefra Kobrin Pitzele
c. 1986

Successful Living with Chronic Illness: Celebrating the Joys of Life
Kathleen Lewis
c. 1994

The Chronic Illness Workbook: Strategies and Solutions for Taking Back Your Life
Synopsis: Based on her own research, Patricia Fennell has created a comprehensive long-
term coping model that readers can use to navigate the physical, psychological, and social
effects of their illness. The author identifies four phases of chronic illness and describes
skills to manage each phase. The book offers help for sufferers of chronic fatigue
syndrome, fibromyalgia, Graves' disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and
Type 1 diabetes, among other disorders.
Patricia A. Fennell, MSW, CSW-R
c. 2001
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FIBROMYALGIA SPECIFIC
Natural Treatments for Fibromyalgia, an A to Z Guide
Synopsis: Encyclopedia of basic information on alternative and natural therapies for
fibromyalgia including supplements, hands-on therapies and mind-body techniques.
Includes side effects, cautions, and efficiency studies. Useful for any person with
fibromyalgia who is interested in alternative approaches. Published by the Arthritis
Foundation.
Kenna Simmons
c. 2003

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Good Living with Fibromyalgia
Synopsis: All purpose guide to fibromyalgia, including possible causes, diagnosis, drugs,
surgical techniques, self-management strategies and alternative therapies. Includes
exercise illustrations, drug listings, worksheets, and interactive elements. Useful for the
person just diagnosed with fibromyalgia, or anyone with fibromyalgia who seeks basic
information and guidelines for daily living. Published by the Arthritis Foundation.
c. 2001
**Published 2006 edition, Arthritis.org

Making Sense of Fibromyalgia
Synopsis: The book presents a thorough explanation of the causes and perpetuating
factors of FMS. The chapters are compact and often include a helpful table summarizing
the information for easy reference. While it appears to be a "primer" on FMS covering all
the basics, this book is dry, scientific, and clinical in tone and in fact is written on a more
professional level.
Daniel J. Wallace, M.D. and Janice Brock Wallace
c. 1999

Your Personal Guide to Living Well with Fibromyalgia
Synopsis: An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation about living well with
Fibromyalgia. Focuses primarily on positive thinking, exercise and self-care.
c. 1997

Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain: Musculoskeletal Pain, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, and
the Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Synopsis: A publication of journal article titles regarding Musculoskeletal Pain.
Musculoskeletal disorders are among the major sources of chronic pain and disability,
whose impact upon the individual's quality of life and the economic balance of the entire
society is becoming increasingly recognized.
Published by the Haworth Medical Press
Multiple issues c. 1993, 1994 and 1995
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GOUT SPECIFIC
Gout, Hyperuricemia, and Other Crystal-Associated Arthropathies
Synopsis: Discusses the clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of gout,
hyperuricemia, and related arthropathies resulting from crystals deposited in joints.
Presents new findings in inflammation pathogenesis. “The book is expertly written and
brings together leaders and active investigators in their respective fields. The result is
well written, rich referenced treatise on gout and other crystal arthropathies.”
Charley J. Smyth and V. Michael Holers
c. 1999

JUVENILE ARTHRITIS SPECIFIC
We Can: A guide for Parents of Children with Arthritis
Synopsis: Official publication of the Arthritis Foundation about raising a child with
juvenile arthritis.
c. 1990

As Normal As Possible
Synopsis: A parent’s guide to healthy emotional development for children with arthritis.
Beth Ziebell, Ph.D.
c. 1976

Raising a Child With Arthritis, A Parent’s Guide
Synopsis: Official publication of the Arthritis Foundation. An authoritative guide parents
can use to help them confidently take charge when raising a child with arthritis.
c. 1998

Peter and Friends at Camp
Synopsis: A picture book for kids published by the Arthritis Foundation. Eight year old
Peter, who has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and Dalton who has cerebral palsy attend
camp for the first time.
Rosanna Scott
c. 2006

LUPUS SPECIFIC
Learning About Lupus: A User Friendly Guide
Synopsis: Chapters include detailed information about laboratory tests, genetics, disease
management, skin and kidney characteristics, neuropsychological and psychological
testing, blood, bones, teeth and gums, childhood disease and rehabilitation.
Mary E. Moore, PhD, MD; Carolyn H. McGrory, MS, RN and Robert S. Rosenthal, MD
c. 1991
**Published 1997 edition available, Amazon.com
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In Search of the Sun
Synopsis: Aladjem provides a patient's view of this mysterious disease that affects
mostly young women. Her narrative is interspersed with chapters by her
physician/coauthor Schur, head of lupus research at Boston's Brigham and Women's
Hospital, who discusses the disease and Aladjem's case, as well as the doctor-patient
relationship.
Henrietta Aladjem and Peter H. Schur, M.D.
c. 1972
**Published 1988 edition available, Amazon.com

Coping with Lupus
Synopsis: Creative coping strategies for the frustrating symptoms of this autoimmune
disease and a practical guide to alleviating the challenges of Systemic Lupus
Erythematosus. This completely revised edition provides informed, compassionate advice
about how to choose the right medications and manage the difficult emotions brought on
by living with chronic illness.
Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D. – Founder and Director, Center for Coping
c. 2001

The Lupus Book
Synopsis: A guide about Lupus for patients and their families. Describing the mechanism
of the disease and putting therapies into perspective, Wallace, an L.A.-based specialist in
lupus, blends clinical information with practical advice.
Daniel J. Wallace, M.D.
c. 1995
**Published 2008 edition available, Amazon.com

A Decade of Lupus
Synopsis: Selections from Lupus News, published by the Lupus Foundation of America.
Henrietta Aladjem
c. 1991

Meeting the Challenge: A Young Person’s Guide to Living with Lupus
Synopsis: An Arthritis Foundation Publication about a young person’s struggle with
Lupus.
c. 1990

Lupus Erythematosus: A Handbook for Physicians, Patients and Their Families
Synopsis: A publication of the Lupus Foundation of America about living with Lupus.
Ronald I. Carr, M.D., Ph.D.
c. 1986
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Coping with Lupus: A Guide to Living with Lupus for You and Your Family
Synopsis: A practicing psychologist offers sound, meaningful, and compassionate advice
to those individual who must deal with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D.
c. 1991

Lupus: Everything You Need to Know
Synopsis: Written for non-medical readers, this authoritative reference provides clear,
detailed information on: - How lupus works within the body - What can be done to
manage and minimize symptoms - Drug treatments - Alternative therapies - Concerns
particular to women and children.
Robert G. Lahita, M.D. and Robert H. Phillips, Ph. D.
c. 1998
**Published 2005 edition available, Amazon.com

Lupus: What’s It All About?
Synopsis: Latest medical information and alternative treatments, stories by lupus patients
and their physicians, new ways to turn worry into action, increase your assertiveness and
ease pain.
Claudi Pagano R.N. B.S.N. and Mary McClure Goulding M.S.W.
c. 1998

OSTEOARTHRITIS SPECIFIC
Coping with Osteoarthritis
Synopsis: A practicing psychologist offers meaningful, sound and compassionate advice
to those who must deal with Osteoarthritis. A guide to living with arthritis for you and
your family.
Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D.
c. 1989

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Good Living with Osteoarthritis
Synopsis: All purpose guide to Osteoarthritis, including basic explanation of disease,
diagnosis, drugs, surgery, alternative therapies and coping strategies. Includes exercise
illustrations, drug listings, worksheets and interactive elements. 2nd edition published by
the Arthritis Foundation in 2006. Useful for the person just diagnosed with OA, or
anyone who seeks basic information and guidelines for daily living.
c. 2000

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Good Living with Osteoarthritis
An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation
Synopsis: An updated, all purpose guide to Osteoarthritis, including basic explanation of
disease, diagnosis, drugs, surgery, alternative therapies and coping strategies. Includes
exercise illustrations, drug listings, worksheets and interactive elements. 2nd edition
published by the Arthritis Foundation in 2006. Useful for the person just diagnosed with
OA, or anyone who seeks basic information and guidelines for daily living.
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c. 2006

OSTEOPOROSIS SPECIFIC
Boning Up on Osteoporosis
Synopsis: Patient care handbook that offers the most up-to-date information on the
prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. This reader friendly publication also
includes detailed nutrition information and exercise instructions for people with low bone
mineral density and osteoporosis. Published by the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
c. 1991

Boning Up on Osteoporosis
Synopsis: Revised patient care handbook that offers the most up-to-date information on
the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. This reader friendly publication
also includes detailed nutrition information and exercise instructions for people with low
bone mineral density and osteoporosis. Published by the National Osteoporosis
Foundation.
c. 1997

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS SPECIFIC
Overcoming Rheumatoid Arthritis: What You Can Do for Yourself
Synopsis: Spiral bound publication of the Arthritis Foundation about living with
Rheumatoid Arthritis.
c. 1989

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Synopsis: Painful and prevalent, rheumatoid arthritis afflicts more than three million
people in the United States alone. This guide makes coping with and understanding the
disease easier by outlining its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. The book
also suggests exercises and gives advice on dealing with the pain and change in lifestyle
arthritis causes. A Johns Hopkins Health Book.
Tammi L. Shlotzhauer, M.D. and James L. McGuire, M.D.
c. 1993

Changing Health Care Systems and Rheumatic Disease
Synopsis: Responding to a request from the National Institute of Arthritis and
Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, this book reflects the results of a workshop focusing
on recommendations for research on the correlation between the organization and
financing of health care and the treatment and health status of persons with rheumatic
diseases.
Frederick J. Manning and Jeremiah A. Barondess
C. 1996

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Good Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Synopsis: All purpose guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis, including basic explanation of
disease, diagnosis, drugs, surgery, alternative therapies and coping strategies. Includes
exercise illustrations, drug listings, worksheets and interactive elements. 3rd edition
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published by the Arthritis Foundation in 2006. Useful for the person just diagnosed with
RA, or anyone who seeks basic information and guidelines for daily living.
c. 2000
**Published 2006 edition, Arthritis.org

History of Rheumatology
Synopsis: An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation.
c. 1985

SCLERODERMA SPECIFIC
The Scleroderma Book
Synopsis: A rheumatologist and professor of internal medicine, Mayes has been treating
scleroderma patients for over 20 years. She gives a thorough overview of the processes
that lead to such complications as Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal reflux,
hypertension, and skin changes in both the localized and systemic forms of the disease.
Chapters on the main organ systems that can be involved (respiratory, cardiac,
gastrointestinal, and renal) cover diagnosis and specialists. Also included are chapters on
sexuality, pregnancy, and coping.
Maureen D. Mayes, M.D.
c. 1999
** Published 2005 edition available, Amazon.com

Helpful Hints for Living with Scleroderma
Synopsis: Tips for living with Scleroderma, published by the Scleroderma Federation.
c. 1990??

SJOGREN’S SYNDROME SPECIFIC
The New Sjogren’s Syndrome Handbook
Synopsis: The updated work provides comprehensive information for the recently
diagnosed and their families. In addition, healthcare providers unfamiliar with the disease
will find the chapters on medical workups and systemic effects useful. The chapters are
written by different medical specialists, including physicians, dentists, and pharmacists.
Very little nontechnical information on this disease is available elsewhere,
recommending this much-needed and well-done update to public and academic libraries.
Published by the Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation.
Steven Carsons, M.D. and Elaine K. Harris
c. 1998
**Published 2006 edition available, Amazon.com

The Sjogren’s Syndrome Handbook
Synopsis: An authoritative guide for patients, prepared by specialists in the diagnosis and
treatment of Sjogren’s syndrome, from the Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation Inc.
Elaine K. Harris
c. 1989
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GENERAL HEALTH
The Resource Guide for the Disabled
Synopsis: More than 1,000 indispensable and money-saving sources for people with
disabilities and chronic illnesses including information on: financial assistance,
vocational training, medical care, education, support groups, recreation and travel
opportunities, civil rights and advocacy organizations.
Gayle Backstrom
c. 1994

Healthwise Handbook – 12th edition
Synopsis: A self-care manual for you including over 180 health care problems and
information about prevention, home care and when to call a doctor. Sponsored by DuPont
Integrated Health Service.
c. 1995

Kaiser Permanente Healthwise Handbook
Synopsis: Over 180 health care problems, prevention, home treatment and when to call
your doctor.
c. 1994

90 Days to Self Health
C. Norman Shealy, M.D.
c. 1977

Adaptive Resources: A Guide to Products and Services
Synopsis: A Publication of the National Stroke Association, providing resources for
adapting to life after stroke, establishing, locating and joining stroke support groups and
stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation information.
c. 1996

FITNESS
Walk With Ease
Synopsis: The Arthritis Foundation published, popular walking guidebook. Includes
customized walk-for-fitness routine, stretching exercises and heart-rate monitoring
techniques. Based on former Arthritis Foundation program. Useful for anyone with
arthritis to improve general fitness.
c. 1999 and 2002
**Published 2005 edition, Arthritis.org

From the Editors of Arthritis Today Magazine: Change Your Life!
Synopsis: You can change. Whether you want to change your weight, your physical
fitness or your emotional outlook, you will find the strategies that work right in this book.
Change Your Life! will show you the way - and cheer you on all the way!
Susan Bernstein
c. 2002
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COOKBOOKS
Recipes and Cooking Hints for Brides and Other Handicapped People
Imogene Dickey

Help Yourself Cookbook
Synopsis: Recipes and resources from the Arthritis Foundation.
c. 1995

The Executive Chef’s Arthritis Cookbook and Health Guide
Synopsis: Written by a professional chef and a rheumatologist, The Executive Chef's
Arthritis Cookbook & Health Guide uses carefully selected foods, the newest drugs,
effective alternative treatments, exercise, and mind/body practices to reduce or prevent
arthritis pain. Featuring 137 delicious recipes, plus special cooking tools and techniques,
the book offers a new way of healthy eating, thinking, working and playing that can make
a real difference for people with arthritis.
Carl Haupt, Certified Executive Chef and James McKoy, M.D. Rheumatologist
c. 2001

INSPIRATIONAL/MOTIVATIONAL SELF-HELP
Power of the Plus Factor
Synopsis: The little extra that makes you a winner!
Norman Vincent Peale
c. 1987

Tap Into the New Science of Success: Emergenetics
Synopsis: Who you are today is a result of certain characteristics that have emerged from
your life experiences, plus the genetics with which you were born. This interplay between
nature and nurture is the foundation of Emergenetics®, a brain-based approach to
personality profiling that gives you the keys you need to discover not only your own
natural strengths and talents, but also those of others.
Geil Browning, PhD
c. 2006

Stress for Success
Synopsis: Renowned motivational coach of world-class athletes turns his attention to
those in the corporate world. In Stress for Success, business people get a practical,
performance-based program to strengthen their physical, mental and emotional resilience.
Loehr's 30-day program shows readers how to gradually make the kind of personal
lifestyle changes that bring about the kind of high-level performance demanded of people
at every level of the corporation.
Peter G. Hanson, M.D.
c. 1989

The Precious Present
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Synopsis: The parable of The Precious Present is a quiet one to muse upon and sit with,
and finally to take into your heart. Spencer Johnson, coauthor of the bestselling business
classic, The One Minute Manger, has created a simple path for the reader to follow in the
search for peace and clarity.
Spencer Johnson, M.D.
c. 1984

Healing the Heart of the World
Synopsis: What are the joys and wounds that touch her most deeply? What is the healing
touch she longs for? In what ways can you bind the wounds that afflict her heart? These
are some of the powerful questions asked by the thirty-three writers whose profound
wisdom is collected in this book. From the core of their hearts to the core of the world’s
heart, they explore the issues and inspirations that lie at the center of the dilemmas facing
humankind on the cusp of becoming a planetary species.
Various Authors
c. 2005

MEDICATIONS/ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES
Arthritis and Folk Medicine
Synopsis: The new book by D.C. Jarvis, M.D. author of the best-selling Folk Medicine
and another fascinating book about the beliefs and lore previously passed on from one
generation of Vermonters to another.
c. 1960

The Essential Guide to Arthritis Medications: An A to Z Guide
Synopsis: This book replaces the Arthritis Drugs and More A to Z book. It follows the
same format but with the most up to date information about arthritis medications.
Published by the Arthritis Foundation.
Chief medical editor John H. Klippel, MD
President and CEO, The Arthritis Foundation
c. 2005

Alternative Treatments for Arthritis: An A to Z Guide
Synopsis: This all-new edition provides the most up to date information on more than
100 natural treatments for arthritis in an easy-to-use A to Z format, including guides to
herbs, supplements, bodywork and other complementary treatments for arthritis.
Dorothy Foltz-Gray
c. 2005
**Published 2007 edition, Arthritis.org

Arthritis Foundation’s guide to Alternative Therapies
Synopsis: The book describes each therapy and how it is used, presents scientific
evidence and expert opinion, and gives tips on how to find a practitioner and information
on costs, advice, cautions, and resources in a helpful and reader-friendly style. There are
also guidelines for working with your doctor, choosing a therapist, and avoiding rip-offs.
Judith Horstman
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c. 1999

PERSONAL STORY
The Arthritis Foundation Presents: Beyond Chaos
Synopsis: Candid insight from a spouse of a person with fibromyalgia. Consultant Gregg
Piburn's inspiring real-life look at a marriage and family affected by chronic illness, plus
guidelines for overcoming challenges. Useful for anyone with arthritis or related disease
who is interested in personal marriage issues.
Gregg Piburn
C. 1999

PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY
Passport to Public Policy Advocacy
Synopsis: Binder, produced by the National Pharmaceutical Council, with resources for
impacting patient care through pubic policy grassroots advocacy.
c. 1980

SURGERY
All You Need to Know About Joint Surgery
Synopsis: All You Need To Know About Joint Surgery explores the six myths and
misunderstandings about joint surgery and the truth. Answers the top ten questions to ask
your self when considering surgery. Shows you seven ways to injury proof your home
and explains the six basic types of joint surgery -- what they are, what they're for, and
how they're done.
Chief Medical Editor John H. Klippel, MD
c. 2002
**Published 2003 edition, Arthritis.org

TEXTBOOKS
Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases, Edition 12
Synopsis: An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation, textbook format.
c. 2001

Proinflammatory and Anti-inflammatory Cytokines in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Synopsis: A primer for clinicians.
Charles A. Dinarello, MD and Lyle L. Moldawer PhD
c. 2000

Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases, Edition 11
Synopsis: An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation, textbook format.
c. 1997

Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases, Edition 10
Synopsis: An official publication of the Arthritis Foundation, textbook format – also
available, CD-ROM for Windows.
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c. 1993

The Metabolic Treatment of Fibromyalgia
John C. Lowe
c. 2000

Management Principles and Practices
Robert Kreitner
c. 1995

The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome
c. 1992

Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, 26 th Edition
c. 1995

SPANISH RESOURCES
Cómo Convivir Con Su Arthritis: Una guía para una vida activa y saludable
Living with Arthritis: A guide for an active and healthy life
Virginia González, M.P.H., Virginia Nacif de Brey, Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr. P.H. and James
F. Fries, M.D.
c. 1997

Guía de Recursos Comunitarios
Patrocinada Por: Clinica Campesina y AMC Research Center

Usted y Su Arthritis
c. 1988


AUDIO/MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES
CASSETTE TAPES
“Fibromyalgia for the Newly Diagnosed”
c. 1990

DVDS
“Take Control with Exercise: Based on the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program”
Synopsis: This upbeat 60-minute fitness DVD provides a balanced exercise routine based
on the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, a proven method for getting in better
shape no matter what shape you are in now and created specifically for people with
arthritis. The DVD includes two optional endurance routines to create a more challenging
workout and a relaxing guided imagery segment to help you manage stress.
c. 2006

CD-ROM
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“Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases”
Synopsis: Multimedia CD-ROM for Windows
c. 1993
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