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Sue Frantz's libraryResults 51-60 of 66

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A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel ..., Issue 2001

Sylvia Nasar - 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Relates how mathematical genius John Forbes Nash, Jr., suffered a breakdown at age thirty-one and was diagnosed with schizophrenia, but experienced a remission of his illness thirty years later.
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Undercurrents: A Therapist's Reckoning with Depression

Martha Manning - 1995 - Psychology - Limited preview
The popular Unity minister who authored the acclaimed Discover the Power Within You offers a non-theological, non-ritualistic guide to prayer for contemporary seekers of oneness, guidance, and self-regulation.
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Girl, Interrupted

Susanna Kaysen - 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
The author offers a compelling memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment
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Nothing Was the Same

Kay Redfield Jamison - 2009 - Psychology - No preview available
Kay Redfield Jamison, award-winning professor and writer, changed the way we think about moods and madness. Now Jamison uses her characteristic honesty, wit and eloquence to look back at her relationship with her husband, Richard Wyatt, a ...
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Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide

Kay Redfield Jamison - 2001 - Suicide - No preview available
An account of the third biggest, swiftest killer of young people in the Western world. In the closing decades of the 20th century it reached epidemic proportions. Written by a survivor of a suicide attempt, this book, whilst exploring the causes ...
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An Unquiet Mind

Kay R. Jamison - 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
The personal memoir of a manic depressive and an authority on the subject describes the onset of the illness during her teenage years and her determined journey through the realm of available treatments. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.
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Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

Marya Hornbacher - 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
The author shares her lifelong battle with bulimia and anorexia, chronicling her secret life of bingeing and purging and her obsession with food and body image, substance abuse, and sex
58 Reviews - Write review

Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

Robert D. Hare - 1999 - Psychology - Limited preview
Most people are both repelled and intrigued by the images of cold-blooded, conscienceless murderers that increasingly populate our movies, television programs, and newspaper headlines. With their flagrant criminal violation of society's rules ...
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Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work

Paul Babiak, Robert D. Hare - 2006 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Provides a revealing study of psychopaths in the business world that examines the impact of destructive psychopathic behavior on a work environment, documenting a psychopath's patterns of skilled manipulation, deception, and abuse and providing ...
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Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive ...

Chantal Sicile-Kira - 2006 - Family & Relationships - Limited preview
Addressing the unique needs of parenting a a child or teenager with an autistic disorder, a comprehensive parent's handbook brings together clear examples, practical advice, and supportive insights to cover the cognitive, emotional, social, and ...
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