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The Psychopath Whisperer: The Science of Those Without Conscience

Kent A. Kiehl, PhD - 2014 - Psychology - Limited preview
A compelling journey into the science and behavior of psychopaths, written by the leading scientist in the field of criminal psychopathy. We know of psychopaths from chilling headlines and stories in the news and movies—from Ted Bundy and John ...
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The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder That Shook the Nation

Harold Schechter - 2014 - History - Limited preview
An account of a brutal triple homicide in an exclusive neighborhood in Depression-era New York draws on archival records to profile the killer, a brilliant but deeply disturbed young sculptor, while documenting the nationwide manhunt, tabloid ...
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The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in our Times

Barbara Taylor - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
The Last Asylum is Barbara Taylor's journey through mental illness and the psychiatric health care system. The Last Asylum begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London -- a picture ...
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My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

Scott Stossel - 2014 - Psychology - Limited preview
A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author’s struggles with anxiety, and of the history of efforts by scientists, philosophers, and writers to understand the condition As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a ...
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The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

Temple Grandin, Richard Panek - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on ...
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Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol

Ann Dowsett Johnston - 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Over the past few decades, the feminist revolution has had enormous ramifications. Women outnumber their male counterparts in postsecondary education in most of the developed world, and they are about to do the same in the workplace. But what has ...
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Falling Into the Fire: A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis

Christine Montross - 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Falling Into the Fire is psychiatrist Christine Montross’s thoughtful investigation of the gripping patient encounters that have challenged and deepened her practice. The majority of the patients Montross treats in Falling Into the Fire are seen ...
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's

John Elder Robison - 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
'... as heartfelt a memoir as one could find, utterly unspoiled, uninfluenced, and original.' - Augusten BurroughsA New York Times and Australian bestseller, Look Me In The Eye tells of a child's heartbreaking desperation to connect with others ...
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Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains ...

John Elder Robison - 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an unconventional dad’s relationship with his equally offbeat son—complete with fast cars, tall tales, homemade explosives, and a whole lot of fun and trouble . Misfit, truant, delinquent. John Robison ...
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All We Have to Fear: Psychiatry's Transformation of Natural Anxieties into ...

Allan V. Horwitz, PhD, Jerome C. Wakefield, DSW, PhD - 2012 - Medical - Limited preview
Thirty years ago, it was estimated that less than five percent of the population had an anxiety disorder. Today, some estimates are over fifty percent, a tenfold increase. Is this dramatic rise evidence of a real medical epidemic? In All We Have ...
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