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Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

Janet Singer · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Daniel Singer hadn't eaten in a week. Hunched over with his head in his hands, he'd sit in his "safe" chair for hours, doing nothing but shaking, mumbling and moaning; he was in the throes of severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. Dan went from seven therapists to ten medications...
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The Miracle Mindset: Show Up. Step Up. You Are Stronger Than You Think.

J J Virgin · North Star Way
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Celebrity health expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts, and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life ... and her own. She'll share the lessons...
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Reset Your Child's Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time

Victoria L. Dunckley · New World Library
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

A no-cost, nonpharmaceutical treatment plan for children with behavioral and mental health challengesIncreasing numbers of parents grapple with children who are acting out without obvious reason. Revved up and irritable, many of these children are diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar illness, autism,...
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Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again

Traci Mann · Harper Wave
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A provocative expose of the dieting industry from one of the nation's leading researchers in self-control and the psychology of weight loss that offers proven strategies for sustainable weight loss.From her office in the University of Minnesota's Health and Eating Lab, professor...
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On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety

ANDREA PETERSEN · CROWN
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A celebrated science and health reporter offers a wry, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety. A racing heart. Difficulty breathing. Overwhelming dread. Andrea Petersen was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at the age of twenty, but she later realized that she had been...
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A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools, Second Edition

Lee A Wilkinson · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and current assessment tools, procedures and research, this award-winning book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to identifying, assessing, and treating children and adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in school settings....
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The Handy Psychology Answer Book

Lisa J Cohen · Visible Ink Pr, 2016.
Pages: 500
Format: Print book

Bridging the gap between the entertainment-focused "pop psychology" on television and the dry academic research that is published in journals, The Handy Psychology Answer Book helps answer why humans do what we do through accurate scientific data presented in a lively, accessible,...
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A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction

Patrick J. Kennedy · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 422
Format: Print book

**A New York Times Bestseller**

Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every...

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The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents--The Definitive Edition

Friedrich August Hayek · University of Chicago press
Pages: 283
Format: Paperback

An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, "The Road to Serfdom" has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944--when Eleanor Roosevelt supported...
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The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance Into a Hopeful Future

Joselin Linder · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A riveting medical mystery about a young woman's quest to uncover the truth about her likely fatal genetic disorder that opens a window onto the exploding field of genomic medicine

When Joselin Linder was in her twenties her legs suddenly started to swell. After years of misdiagnoses,...

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Rethinking Excessive Habits and Addictive Behaviors

Tony Bevacqua · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Twelve step programs are the foundation of conventional thinking and treatment for people with addictive behaviors. But are they truly the best? Here, Tony Bevacqua explains why these one-size-fits-all approaches are not appropriate for everyone, since each person is a unique human being.....
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick · Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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Dream Decoder: Interpret Your Unconscious and Understand Your Deepest Desires, Fears, and Hidden Emotions

Dr. Fiona Zucker · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Print book

What does it mean when you dream about flying? What do the colors in our dreams mean? What does it mean when there are trees or flowers in our dreams? Dr. Fiona Zucker and Jonny Zucker set out in this comprehensive Dream Decoder the answers to all of your questions about your dreams. The chapters...
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Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities

Claudia Kalb · National Geographic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and science journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile...
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