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Boys Should Be Boys: 7 Secrets to Raising Healthy Sons

Margaret J Meeker · Ballantine Books
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

In Boys Should Be Boys, one of our most trusted authorities helps parents restore the delights of boyhood and enable today's boys to become the mature, confident, and thoughtful men of tomorrow. Boys will always be boys-rambunctious, adventurous, and curious, climbing trees, building...
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The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

"An astounding triumph . . . Profound . . . Achingly wise . . . A recovery memoir like no other." --Entertainment Weekly (A) "Riveting . . . Beautifully told." --Boston Globe"An honest and important book . . . Vivid writing and required reading." --Stephen...
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The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi

ARUN GANDHI · Gallery/Jeter Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Discover ten vital and extraordinary life lessons from one of the most important and influential philosophers and peace activists of the twentieth century - Mahatma Gandhi - in this poignant and timely exploration of the true path from anger to peace, as recounted by Gandhi's grandson,...
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The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry

Lance M Dodes · Beacon Press
Pages: 179
Format: Hardcover

An exposé of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-step programs, and the rehab industry - and how a failed addiction-treatment model came to dominate America. AA has become so infused in our society that it is practically synonymous with addiction recovery. Yet the evidence shows that AA has only...
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Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself

Mark Epstein · Penguin Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Renowned psychiatrist and author Dr. Mark Epstein presents a how-to guide rooted in two traditions, Buddhism and Western psychotherapy, devoted to maximizing the human potential for living a better lifeOur ego, and its accompanying sense of nagging self-doubt as we work to be bigger, better,...
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb · Random House
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time...
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The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

David J. Morris · Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
Format: Print book

“Unflinching and compassionate . . . This is far more than a biography of a psychological condition or a memoir of one individual; it is also a cogent analysis of an ever-increasing phenomenon that has changed the landscape of our culture . . . The Evil Hours is a must-read.”...
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Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship

Lisa Aronson Fontes PhD · The Guilford Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

When you are showered with attention, it can feel incredibly romantic and can blind you to hints of problems ahead. But what happens when attentiveness becomes domination? In some relationships, the desire to control leads to jealousy, threats, micromanaging--even physical violence. If you or someone...
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Bald Is Better with Earrings: A Survivor's Guide to Getting Through Breast Cancer

Andrea Hutton · Harper Wave
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The breast cancer guide every woman needs for herself, her best friend, and her sister - a warm, practical, relatable handbook, that dispels the terror, taking you step-by-step through the process, from diagnosis to post-treatment.When Andrea Hutton was diagnosed with breast cancer, she wanted...
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Hopeful Healing: Essays on Managing Recovery and Surviving Addiction

Mackenzie Phillips · Atria Books/Beyond Words
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Actress and author of the courageous New York Times bestselling memoir High on Arrival, Mackenzie Phillips - Hollywood's go-to person on substance abuse and a visible and outspoken advocate for addiction awareness and education - brings her knowledge and voice on the subject of recovery...
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The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing

Damion Searls · Crown
Pages: 405
Format: Hardcover

The captivating, untold story of Hermann Rorschach and his famous inkblot test In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human mind: a set of ten carefully designed inkblots. For years he had grappled with the theories...
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Reckless Years: A Diary of Love and Madness

Heather Chaplin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this page-turning memoir, a woman tries to reinvent her life after divorce and discovers that sometimes finding yourself is not all it's cracked up to be.Trapped in a dissatisfying marriage for nearly a decade, New York journalist Heather Chaplin finally summons the courage to leave....
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Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

JESS SHATKIN · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, research-based guide that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that workTexting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about...
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Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship

Lisa Aronson Fontes PhD · The Guilford Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When you are showered with attention, it can feel incredibly romantic and can blind you to hints of problems ahead. But what happens when attentiveness becomes domination? In some relationships, the desire to control leads to jealousy, threats, micromanaging--even physical violence. If you or someone...
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Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Peter D Kramer · Farrar
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

Do antidepressants work, or are they glorified dummy pills? How can we tell? In "Ordinarily Well, " the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked...
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