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ADHD (The Facts) by Mark Selikowitz
Ankylosing Spondylitis: The Facts (The Facts Series) by Muhammad Asim Khan
Autism: The Facts (Oxford Medical Publications) by Simon Baron-Cohen
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME): The Facts by Frankie Campling
Depression by Danuta Wasserman
Down Syndrome: the Facts by Mark Selikowitz
Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties: The Facts by Mark Selikowitz
Eating disorders : the facts by Suzanne Abraham
Essential Tremor: The Facts by Mark Plumb
Living with a Long-term Illness: The Facts (The Facts Series) by Frankie Campling
Lupus (The Facts) by David Isenberg
Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts (Oxford Medical Publications) by Bryan Matthews
Muscular Dystrophy (The Facts) by Alan E. H. Emery
Myotonic Dystrophy: The Facts (Oxford Medical Publications) by Peter Harper
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (The Facts) by Stanley Rachman
Panic Disorder: The Facts by Stanley Rachman
The Pill and other forms of hormonal contraception (The Facts) by John Guillebaud
Prenatal Tests: The Facts (The Facts Series) by Lachlan De Crespigny
Prostate Cancer: The Facts (The Facts Series) by Malcolm Mason
Schizophrenia (Facts) by Ming T. Tsuang
Sexually Transmitted Infections by David Barlow
Stroke (The Facts) by Richard I Lindley
Thyroid Disease: The Facts by R. I. S. Bayliss
Tourette syndrome by Mary M. Robertson

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Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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