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DSHS Authors: Books-Book Chapters by DSHS Staff

The following list includes peer-reviewed research literature that have been written by staff of the Texas Department of State Health Services. For more information about these articles or for a full-text copy, please contact the Medical and Research Library by email at library@dshs.texas.gov by calling 512-776-7559.

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Books/Book Chapters (in date order with most recent first)

Preparing for Pandemics in the Modern World. Christine Crudo Blackburn, ed. Texas A&M University Press, 2020. Part One, Chapter One, "Resilience is Key: Lessons from Past Public Health Disasters," coauthored by John W. Hellerstedt with Karin R. Hopkins and Jennifer A. Shuford.

Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity. Jerome D. Williams, Keryn E. Pasch, and Chiquita A Collins, eds. Springer. 2013. Chapter, “The Role of Schools in Food and Beverage Marketing – Significance, Challenges, Next Steps,” coauthored by Joanne Delk.

It’s a Crime: Women and Justice, 5th ed., R. Muraskin, ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2012. Chapter: Perpetrators and victims: maternal filicide and mental illness by SL Shipley.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 3rd ed. by Cynthia A. Stegeman and Judi Ratliff Davis. St. Louis, MO : Elsevier Saunders, 2010, 441 p.
This textbook for dental hygienists covers the basics of nutrition, as well as relevant topics specific to different life stages and states of health. Readers learn how to assess clients' eating habits and learn all about the nutritional aspects of oral health.

Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response. , 2nd ed., by Bruce Clements. Boston, MA : Elsevier, 2016, 501 p. 
This book is a tool in planning for and responding to the health impact of any crisis situation. It includes chapters on general public health preparedness; bioterrorism; bombings and explosions; chemical disasters; earthquakes; floods; heat waves; hurricanes; nuclear and radiological disasters; pandemic influenza; thunderstorms and tornadoes; volcanoes; wildfires; and winter storms.

Out-of-Control: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Workbook to Get Control of Our Emotions and Emotion-Driven Behavior by Melanie Gordon Sheets. Big Spring, TX: Recovery Works Publications, 2009, 432 p.

Swanson's Family Practice Review, 6th edition by Alfred F. Tallia, Joseph E. Scherger and Nancy Dickey.   Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby, 2008. Chapters:  Cardiac Arrest, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Domestic Violence, The Limping Child, Sickle Cell Anemia, Lymphomas and Leukemias, Common Problems of the Newborn by Julie Graves Moy.

Serial Murder and the Psychology of Violence, R Kocsis, ed. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, Inc., 2008. Chapter 8: Serial killers and serial rapists: dichotomy or continuum- an examination of commonalities and comparison of typologies by SL Shipley and BA Arrigo, pp. 119-140.

Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 9th edition, Patrick R. Murray, ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2007. “Mycobacterium : General Characteristics, Laboratory Detection, and Staining Procedures” by Pfyffer GE, pages 543-572. (DSHS contributor: Jost KC Jr.)

Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 9th edition, Patrick R. Murray, ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2007. “Mycobacterium : Laboratory Characteristics of Slowly Growing Mycobacteria.  Vincent V, Gutierrez MC., pages 573-.588. (DSHS contributor: Jost KC Jr.)

Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 9th edition, Patrick R. Murray, ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2007. “Mycobacterium : Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics of Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria.  Brown-Elliott BA, Wallace Jr. RJ, pages 589-600. (DSHS contributor: Jost KC Jr.)

Biostatistics for the Health Sciences by R. Clifford Blair and Richard A. Taylor. New York: Prentice Hall, 2007, 552 p.
This book provides a solid foundation in introductory biostatistics. It explains commonly used biostatistical methods and provides real-world data with case studies. It is aimed primarily at health science students and professionals who need to increase their understanding of biostatistics.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Issues and Controversies in Crime and Justice, 2nd ed. Arrigo BA, Shipley SL. Boston: Elsevier, 2005, 571 p.
This book presents the debates about psychology, crime, law, and the intersections, in an accessible, jargon-free fashion.

Emergency Care for Hazardous Materials Exposure, 3rd ed., by Phillip L. Currance, Bruce Clements, and Alvin C. Bronstein. St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby, 2005.

Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction, P Currance, ed., St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby, 2005. Chapter 5: "Biological Agents" by Bruce Clements, pp. 43-60.

Biodefense: Principles and Pathogens, by Michael S Bronze and Ronald A Greenfield. Norfolk, Great Britain: Horizon Bioscience, 2005. Chapter 3: “Public Health Preparedness” by RG Evans and Bruce W. Clements, pp. 49-72.

Female Homicide Offender: Serial Murder and the Case of Aileen Wuornos. Shipley SL, Arrigo BA. Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004, 200 p.
This text explains in clear, accessible, and scholarly prose who the female homicide offender is, examining the criminological literature on female criminality (including murder). It also investigates the research on attachment disorder and psychopathy, using the case study of Aileen Wuornos, one of America's most controversial serial murderers. Detailed, systematic, and comprehensive, the text details how such behaviors emerge in childhood, and what can be done to predict and prevent them. It offers a fresh and provocative assessment that presents several treatment, administration, and policy recommendations regarding the mental health and court justice systems.

Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th edition, Patrick R. Murray, ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2004. “Mycobacterium : Phenotyic and genotypic identification” by Vincent V, Brown-Elliott BA, Jost KC Jr, Wallace RJ Jr., pages 560-584.

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