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Mental Health Inc: How Corruption, Lax Oversight, and Failed Reforms Endanger Our Most Vulnerable Citizens

Art Levine · The Overlook Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The no-holds-barred and crucial call to action for America's broken mental health system, by a prize-winning investigative journalistThe mental health system in America is hardly a front-burner issue, despite lip-service about reform after a tragic mass killing. Yet every American should...
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Handbook of Arab American Psychology

Mona M Amer · Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
Pages: 438
Format: Print book

The Handbook of Arab American Psychology is the first major publication to comprehensively discuss the Arab American ethnic group from a lens that is primarily psychological. This edited book contains a comprehensive review of the cutting-edge research related to Arab Americans and offers...
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On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety

ANDREA PETERSEN · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds

Michael Lewis · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways...
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Change Your Story, Change Your Life: Using Shamanic and Jungian Tools to Achieve Personal Transformation

Carl Greer · Findhorn Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Change Your Story, Change Your Life is a practical self-help guide to personal transformation using traditional shamanic techniques combined with journaling and Carl Greers method for dialoguing that draws upon Jungian active imagination. The exercises inspire readers to work with insights...
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He's Not Lazy: Empowering Your Son to Believe In Himself

Adam Price · Sterling
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Clinical psychologist Price offers one of the most significant books of the year in this new look at an old problem - the underperforming teenage boy ... Price's book brings an important voice to a much needed conversation." - Library Journal (Starred review) On the surface,...
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 1008
Format: Print book

A landmark biography that gives us an unprecedented understanding of the man who has become the personification of evil. Volker Ullrich draws on previously unseen papers and recent scholarly research to shed new light on the man behind the public persona: from Hitler's childhood and his failures...
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Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America's War on Fat

Susan Greenhalgh · Cornell University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In recent decades, America has been waging a veritable war on fat in which not just public health authorities, but every sector of society is engaged in constant "fat talk" aimed at educating, badgering, and ridiculing heavy people into shedding pounds. We hear a great deal about...
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The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius

Gail Saltz · Flatiron Books
Pages: 247
Format: Hardcover

A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between the potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be "disabilities," revealing how the source of our struggles can be the origin of our greatest strengths. In The Power of Different, psychiatrist and bestselling...
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The Middlepause: On Life After Youth

Marina Benjamin · Catapult
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The Middlepause offers a vision of contentment in middle age, without sentiment or delusion. Marina Benjamin weighs the losses and opportunities of our middle years, taking inspiration from literature, science, philosophy, and her own experience. Spurred by her surgical propulsion into...
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Unforbidden Pleasures

Adam Phillips · Farrar
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Much has been written of the forbidden pleasures. But what of the "unforbidden" pleasures?Unforbidden Pleasures is the singular new book from Adam Phillips, the author of Missing Out, Going Sane, and On Balance. Here, with his signature insight and erudition, Phillips takes Oscar...
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Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets

Jessica Pierce · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A life shared with pets brings many emotions. We feel love for our companions, certainly, and happiness at the thought that we're providing them with a safe, healthy life. But there's another emotion, less often acknowledged, that can be nearly as powerful: guilt. When we see our cats...
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The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

Charles Fernyhough · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

At the moment you caught sight of this book, what were you thinking? Was your thought a stream of sensations? Or was it a voice in your head? Did you ask yourself, "I wonder what that's about?" Did you answer? And what does it mean if you did?When someone says they hear voices...
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American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Lisa Wade · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience.The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers...
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The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

KATRINA ONSTAD · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Encroaching work demands - coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices - have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune out and recharge, every aspect of our lives is suffering: our health is deteriorating,...
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