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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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The Family Guide to Mental Health Care

Lloyd I. Sederer MD · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Expert advice from the medical director of the countrys largest state mental health system and the mental health editor of The Huffington Post. More than fifty million people a year are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. It spares no sex, race, age, ethnicity, or income level....
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Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate

Sue Scheff · Sourcebooks
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging, sharp, and important -- Shame Nation will inspire you to open your eyes and be better." -- Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions and Deputy Director of Intelligence on CBS' HuntedIn today's digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet...
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F*ck Love: One Shrink's Sensible Advice for Finding a Lasting Relationship

Michael M D Bennett · Touchstone
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

From the brilliant New York Times bestselling authors of the "refreshingly blunt" (Harper's Bazaar) F*ck Feelings - this seriously irreverent roadmap reveals the essentials to look for when you're done being suckered by the promise of true love and want help seeking a real,...
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The Cat Whisperer: Why Cats Do What They Do--and How to Get Them to Do What You Want

Mieshelle Nagelschneider · Bantam
Format: Book

Who says you can’t train a cat? Just when you thought you had reached the end of your ball of twine, one of America’s most popular cat behaviorists comes to the rescue of perplexed cat owners everywhere, providing practical and effective strategies for solving every feline behavior...
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Classical Philosophy: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1

Peter Adamson · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Classical Philosophy is the first of a series of books in which Peter Adamson aims ultimately to present a complete history of philosophy, more thoroughly but also more enjoyably than ever before. In short, lively chapters, based on the popular History of Philosophy podcast, he offers an accessible,...
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Metaphysics: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen Mumford · Oxford University Press, USA
Format: Print book

Metaphysics is traditionally one of the four main branches of philosophy, alongside ethics, logic and epistemology. It is an area that continues to attract and fascinate many people, even though it is generally thought to be highly complex and abstract. For some it is associated with the mystical...
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Never Get Angry Again: The Foolproof Way to Stay Calm and in Control in Any Conversation or Situation

David J Lieberman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Never Get Angry Again is New York Times and internationally bestselling author David J. Lieberman's comprehensive, holistic look at the underlying emotional, physical, and spiritual causes of anger, and a practical guide to what the reader can do to gain perspective.David J. Lieberman understands...
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Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destruc tive Behavior

Richard O'Connor · Hudson Street Press, 2014.
Pages: 289
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of Undoing Depression offers a brain-based guide to permanently ending bad habits Richard O'Connor's bestselling book Undoing Depression has become a touchstone in the field, helping thousands of therapists and patients overcome depressive patterns. In Rewire,...
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The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data

Michael P Lynch · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 256
Format: Audiobook

With far-reaching implications, this urgent treatise promises to revolutionize our understanding of what it means to be human in the digital age.We used to say "seeing is believing"; now googling is believing. With 24/7 access to nearly all of the world's information at our fingertips,...
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For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to Teens About Sexuality, Values, and Health

Al Vernacchio · HarperWave
Format: Hardcover

A progressive, effective, and responsible approach to sex education for parents and teens that challenges traditional teaching models and instead embraces 21st century realities by promoting healthy sexuality, values, and body image in young people.Sex education today generally falls into...
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Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relationships, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine

Michele Lent Hirsch · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

What happens when you're expected to be healthy, building relationships, and starting your career but are faced with a life-altering medical condition?When we meet a young woman with a serious illness, we tend to label her an outlier. But while we might think of young female patients as anomalies,...
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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

Bill Mesler · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin?How did life begin?It is perhaps the most important question science has ever asked. Over the centuries, the search for an answer has been entwined with some of science's...
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Promise Land: My Journey through America's Self-Help Culture

Jessica Lamb-Shapiro · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

“In writing this book I walked on hot coals, met a man making a weight-loss robot, joined a Healing Circle, and faced my debilitating fear of flying. Of all of these things, talking to my father about my mother’s death was by far the hardest.” The daughter of a widowed...
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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

Benedict Carey · Random House
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today - and how we can apply it to our own lives. From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness,...
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