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The Addiction Solution: Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs

LLOYD SEDERER · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking examination of addiction from the Chief Medical Officer for the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Medical Editor for Mental Health at the Huffington Post, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and communities dealing with substance...
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Ancestors: Who We Are and Where We Come From

David Hertzel · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

People involve their ancestors in every aspect of culture. Individuals and societies worldwide and throughout history have incorporated ancestors into rituals public and private, religious and secular. Societies often organize their aristocracies, tribes, and other kinship groups around...
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Beyond ADHD: Overcoming the Label and Thriving

JEFF EMMERSON · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

Beyond ADHD weaves Emmerson's personal story of his ADHD diagnosis, exploring along the way the latest medical, scientific and societal explanations and tools for managing and living with the condition. Including interviews with a number of experts at the forefront of next-generation ADHD...
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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

Bruce Perry · Basic Books
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

How does trauma affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? In the classic The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, Dr. Perry explains what happens to the brains of children exposed to extreme stress and shares their lessons of courage, humanity, and hope. Only when we understand...
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Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry

Sheila Achar Josephs PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"... thoughtful tools for helping young people help themselves." - Library Journal Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works...
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How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

MANDY LEN CATRON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This," (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they...
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How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds

Alan Jacobs · Convergent Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art can rescue our inner lives from the chaos of modern life. As a celebrated cultural critic and a writer for national publications like The Atlantic and Harper's, Alan...
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The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat

Stephan M D Guyenet · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From an obesity and neuroscience researcher with a knack for engaging, humorous storytelling, The Hungry Brain uses cutting-edge science to answer the questions: why do we overeat, and what can we do about it? No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become...
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The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children

Suzanne M Bouffard · Avery
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening look inside pre-K in America and what it will take to give all children the best start in school possible. At the heart of this groundbreaking book are two urgent questions: What do our young children need in the earliest years of school, and how do we ensure that they all get it? Cutting-edge...
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Password

Martin Paul Eve · Bloomsbury
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.Where does a password end and an identity begin? A person might be more than his chosen ten-character combination, but does a bank know that? Or an email provider? What's an 'identity...
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Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness

Rick Hanson · Harmony
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

These days it's hard to count on the world outside. So it's vital to grow strengths inside like grit, gratitude, and compassion - the key to resilience, and to lasting well-being in a changing world. True resilience is much more than enduring terrible conditions. We need resilience every...
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What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life

SHARON SALINE · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A veteran psychologist presents a proven roadmap to help ADHD kids succeed in school and life You've read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay on track, you're still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting to soccer...
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Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter

SCOTT ADAMS · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of Dilbert, an unflinching look at the strategies Donald Trump used to persuade voters to elect the most unconventional candidate in the history of the presidency, and how anyone can learn his methods for succeeding against long odds. Scott Adams - a trained hypnotist...
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The Wonder Weeks: How to Stimulate Your Baby's Mental Development and Help Him Turn His 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy Phases into Magical Leaps Forward

Frans X. Plooij · Kiddy World
Pages: 465
Format: Paperback

- The worldwide bestseller and multiple award winning - The Wonder Weeks. How to stimulate your baby's mental development and help him turn his 10 predictable, great, fussy phases into magical leaps forward describes the incredible mental developmental changes (leaps) and regression periods...
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