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Drunk Mom: A Memoir

Jowita Bydlowska · Penguin Books, 2014.
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

"An intense, complex and disturbing story, bravely and beautifully told. I read Drunk Mom with my jaw on the floor, which doesn't happen to me that often." - Lena Dunham Three years after giving up drinking, Jowita Bydlowska found herself throwing back a glass of champagne...
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True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray

James Renner · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

When an eleven year old James Renner fell in love with Amy Mihaljevic, the missing girl seen on posters all over his neighborhood, it was the beginning of a lifelong obsession with true crime. That obsession leads James to a successful career as an investigative journalist. It also gave...
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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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Drawing Calm: Relax, refresh, refocus with 20 drawing, painting, and collage workshops inspired by Klimt, Klee, Monet, and more

Susan Evenson · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Maybe it's the colors, or the eye-stretching vistas, or maybe it's just the idea that harmony can exist on a square of canvas, but there is something in art that lets it calm and inspire at the same time. It works inside and out, both for the person making it and the person looking...
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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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The Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World

Anthony Biglan · New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating look at the evolution of behavioral science, the revolutionary way its changing the way we live, and how nurturing environments can increase peoples well-being in virtually every aspect of our society, from early childhood education to corporate practices. If you want to know...
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Escape Anxiety: 8 Steps to Freedom Through Meditative Therapies

Suzanne Jessee · SelectBooks
Format: Hardcover

It's estimated that forty million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders -- but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Millions more suffer in silence. Suzanne Jessee was one of them. Hospitalized at age thirty with severe depression, anxiety, and panic disorder, she was determined...
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Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness

Jessie Close · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie and her three siblings, including actress Glenn Close, spent many years in the Moral Re-Armament...
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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behavior Changes Online

Mary Aiken · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking exploration of how cyberspace is changing the way we think, feel, and behave Mary Aiken is the world's leading expert in forensic cyberpsychology - a discipline that combines psychology, criminology, and technology to investigate the intersection where technology...
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Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation

Laura Kipnis · Metropolitan Books
Format: Hardcover

From the notoriously contrarian author of Against Love, a witty and probing examination of why badly behaved men have been her lifelong fascination, on and off the pageIts no secret that men often behave in intemperate ways, but in recent years weve witnessed so many spectacular public...
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Women, Food, and Desire: Embrace Your Cravings, Make Peace with Food, Reclaim Your Body

Alexandra Jamieson · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

A holistic health counselor and co-star of award-winning documentary Super Size Me explores women's cravings - for food, sleep, sex, movement, companionship, inspiration - and teaches them to listen to their bodies for a healthier, fuller life.Transformational health expert Alexandra...
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Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions

Peter R. Breggin M.D. · Prometheus Books
Format: Book

With the first unified theory of guilt, shame, and anxiety, this pioneering psychiatrist and critic of psychiatric diagnoses and drugs examines the causes and effects of psychological and emotional suffering from the perspective of biological evolution, child development, and mature adult...
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The Challenge of Things: Thinking Through Troubled Times

A. C. Grayling · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A. C. Grayling's lucid and stimulating books, based on the idea that philosophy should engage with the world and make itself useful, invariably cause discussion. The Challenge of Things joins earlier collections such as The Reason of Things and Thinking of Answers, collecting Grayling's...
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