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Bellenir, Karen

Overview
Works: 101 works in 252 publications in 1 language and 24,166 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Handbooks and manuals  Reference works  History 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: CE6, 529.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Bellenir
Religious holidays and calendars : an encyclopedic handbook by Aidan A Kelly( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference on religious holidays and calendars includes sections on the history of calendars, calendar reforms, and the many holidays of religious groups, with information on some twenty major religions
Mental health disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about anxiety disorders, depression, and other mood disorders ...( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes disease description, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives; along with statistical data, tips for maintaining mental health, a glossary, and directory of sources for additional help and information
Breast cancer sourcebook : Basic consumer health information about breast cancer, including diagnostic methods ...( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic consumer health information about breast cancer, including diagnostic methods, treatment options, alternative therapies, self-help information, statistical and demographic data, and facts for men with breast cancer, along with reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of sources for further help and information
Alzheimer's disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer's disease, related disorders, and other dementias--( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides updated information about the disease and other types of dementia
Mental health information for teens : health tips about mental wellness and mental illness including facts about mental and emotional health, depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavior disorders, self-injury, psychosis, schizophrenia, and more( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about mental illness and treatment, along with tips for maintaining mental and emotional health. Includes index, resource information and recommendations for further reading --Provided by publisher
Cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genitourinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers, and more ; along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention ...( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides basic consumer health information about risks, prevention, and treatment of major forms of cancer. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--
Drug abuse sourcebook : basic consumer health information about illicit substances of abuse and the diversion of prescription medications ...( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"According to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor, substance abuse has a significant impact in the workplace, with costs estimated at over $100 billion annually. In addition, a study conducted by the Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, found substance abuse to be the number one health problem in the country, resulting in more deaths, illnesses, and disabilities than any other preventable health condition." "This Sourcebook offers facts about specific drugs of abuse, including depressants, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, narcotics, stimulants, and anabolic steroids. It explains the nature of addiction, describes related health risks, and provides information about various treatment strategies and drug abuse prevention issues. A glossary, a dictionary of street names for illicit drugs, and resource directories are also provided."--Jacket
Substance abuse sourcebook : basic health-related information about the abuse of legal and illegal substances such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin ; and including facts about substance abuse prevention strategies, intervention methods, treatment and recovery programs, and a section addressing the special problems related to substance abuse during pregnancy( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most commonly used in the United States - alcoholkills an estimated 100,000 people annually, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Combined, alcohol and other drug problems cost the American economy nearly $200 billion each year. Substance Abuse Sourcebook provides information to help the layperson understand how various substances of abuse affect the human body, how addictions develop, how to recognize the symptoms of abuse, and how to help those afflicted find their way to recovery
Genetic disorders sourcebook : basic information about heritable diseases and disorders such as Down syndrome, PKU, hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease, Gaucher disease, Tay-Sachs disease, and sickle cell disease ...( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 6,000 human diseases including Down Syndrome, Hemophilia, Tay-Sachs Disease, and Sickle Cell Disease have been linked to Genetic causes. Some can be managed sufficiently for sufferers to enjoy a near-normal lifestyle, but, sadly, some are invariably fatal. This newest addition to Omnigraphics' Health Reference Series offers basic information about some of the most common types of genetic disorders, lifestyle expectations, disease-management techniques, and current research initiatives. A resource list covering more than 300 genetic disorders and related topics of interest is also included
Mental health disorders sourcebook : basic information about schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias and other anxiety disorders, paranoia and other personality disorders, eating disorders, and sleep disorders, along with information about treatment and therapies( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains basic information for the layperson about mental health disorders, providing medical explanations of schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, and other afflictions, and offers advice on treatment options
Debt information for teens : tips for a successful financial life including facts about money, interest rates, loans, credit cards, finance charges, predatory lending practices, preventing and resolving debt-related problems, and more( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides information for teens about obtaining and using credit, managing debt, and avoiding predatory lending"--Provided by publisher
Diet information for teens : health tips about diet and nutrition, including facts about nutrients, dietary guidelines, breakfasts, school lunches, snacks, party food, weight control, eating disorders, and more( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health tips about diet and nutrition including facts about dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, healthy meals, snacks, weight control, medical concerns related to diet, and more
Alcoholism : sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the physical and mental consequences of alcohol abuse ... etc.( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Sourcebook presents information about alcohol use and abuse. It describes alcohol's effects on the brain and other organs of the body, including how heavy drinking can damage the liver, pancreas, kidneys, heart, gastrointestinal tract, and immune system. A special section offers facts about alcohol and pregnancy. For people interested in treatment for alcoholism, individual chapters discuss topics such as detoxification, alcohol withdrawal, medications used to help maintain abstinence, and relapse and recovery. Readers seeking information on alcohol prevention programs will find a section detailing a wide variety of strategies and approaches. A glossary and directories of different types of resources are also provided."--Jacket
Tobacco information for teens : health tips about the hazards of using cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and other nicotine products : including facts about nicotine addiction, immediate and long-term health effects of tobacco use, related cancers, smoking cessation, tobacco use prevention, and tobacco use statistics by Karen Bellenir( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides basic consumer health information for teens on tobacco use, addiction, and related diseases, along with tips for quitting smoking. Includes index and resource information"--Provided by publisher
Mental health disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about healthy brain functioning and mental illnesses, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychotic and personality disorders, eating disorders, impulse control disorders ...( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides basic consumer health information about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of various mental illnesses, and the special mental health concerns of children and adolescents, older adults, and other groups, along with tips for maintaining mental wellness. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--
 
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Religious holidays and calendars : an encyclopedic handbook
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Mental health disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about anxiety disorders, depression, and other mood disorders ...Breast cancer sourcebook : Basic consumer health information about breast cancer, including diagnostic methods ...Alzheimer's disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer's disease, related disorders, and other dementias--Mental health information for teens : health tips about mental wellness and mental illness including facts about mental and emotional health, depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavior disorders, self-injury, psychosis, schizophrenia, and moreCancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genitourinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers, and more ; along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention ...Drug abuse sourcebook : basic consumer health information about illicit substances of abuse and the diversion of prescription medications ...Substance abuse sourcebook : basic health-related information about the abuse of legal and illegal substances such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin ; and including facts about substance abuse prevention strategies, intervention methods, treatment and recovery programs, and a section addressing the special problems related to substance abuse during pregnancyGenetic disorders sourcebook : basic information about heritable diseases and disorders such as Down syndrome, PKU, hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease, Gaucher disease, Tay-Sachs disease, and sickle cell disease ...