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Salem Health: Psychology and Mental Health, Fourth Edition: 5 Volume Set - Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Salem Press · Salem Press
Pages: 2488
Format: Hardcover

Includes Online Database with Print Purchase. This newly updated set covers not only the history of the field and the core aspects of behaviourism, cognitive psychology, and psychoanalytic psychology but also diagnoses, disorders, treatments, tests, notable people, and issues, including...
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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

STACY HORN · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The gripping voices of the inhabitants of Blackwell's Island make this history come alive. Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred years,...
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You Are Not Special: ... And Other Encouragements

David McCullough Jr. · Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

David mccullough, Jr.'s now iconic high school commencement address was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a perspective earned from raising four children and teaching high school students for nearly thirty years, McCullough expands on his speech, shares...
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The Common Good

Robert B Reich · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good to the center of our economics and politics.With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most important public voices,...
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Capture: A Theory of the Mind

David A. M.D. Kessler · Harper Wave
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Times bestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over the course of these investigations, he identified one underlying mechanism common to a broad...
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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

Daphne Merkin · Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016"Despair is always described as dull," writes Daphne Merkin, "when the truth is that despairhas a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottledsilver." This Close to Happy -- Merkin's rare, vividly personalaccount...
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Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life

Peter Gray · Basic Books, 2015.
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

In Free to Learn, developmental psychologist Peter Gray argues that in order to foster children who will thrive in today's constantly changing world, we must entrust them to steer their own learning and development. Drawing on evidence from anthropology, psychology, and history, he demonstrates...
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The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing

MERVE EMRE · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter--fiction writers with no formal training in psychology--and how it insinuated itself into our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyondThe Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality...
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Overcoming Opioid Addiction: The Authoritative Medical Guide for Patients, Families, Doctors, and Therapists

ADAM BISAGA · The Experiment
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

From a leading addiction expert, a desperately needed medical guide to understanding, treating, and finally defeating opioid use disorder Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, claiming more lives than the AIDs epidemic did at its peak. Opioid...
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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

STEPHEN KOTKIN · Penguin Press
Pages: 1154
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin has written the definitive biography of Joseph Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror to the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history In 1929, Joseph Stalin, having already achieved dictatorial power...
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Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.

Junger Sebastian · Twelve
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin...
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WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

Gillian/ Nadel Jennifer Anderson · Atria Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Actress Gillian Anderson and journalist Jennifer Nadel, friends for more than a decade, have created the road map they wish they'd had for how to live a meaningful life.WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere is an uplifting, inspirational, and intensely practical manual for change, providing...
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Generation Rx: A Story of Dope, Death, and America's Opiate Crisis

Erin Marie Daly · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

What had happened to my baby brother? How did a tiny little pill shatter our family? When did we first begin losing Pat? These are the harrowing questions that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of twenty....
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