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Title:
False alarm : the truth about the epidemic of fear
Author:
Siegel, Marc (Marc K.)
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
ix, 246 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The fear epidemic -- Contemporary fear -- Mechanisms of fear -- The politics of danger -- Fear of death -- Disasters : real or imagined -- The topography of worry -- Profiting from fear -- Anthrax -- West Nile virus, smallpox, chemical weapons -- SARS -- Human flu -- Mad cow, bird flu -- The fear counselor -- Treating fear.
ISBN:
9780471678694
Format :
Book

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