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Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

Alisa Roth - 2018 - Law - Limited preview
An urgent exposť of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons America has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of ...

This Way Madness Lies

Mike Jay - 2016 - No preview available

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche

Ethan Watters - 2010 - Psychology - Limited preview
It is well known that American culture is a dominant force at home and abroad; our exportation of everything from movies to junk food is a well-documented phenomenon. But is it possible America's most troubling impact on the globalizing world has ...

Nerve: Poise Under Pressure, Serenity Under Stress, and the Brave New ...

Taylor Clark - 2011 - Psychology - Limited preview
Nerves make us bomb job interviews, first dates, and SATs. With a presentation looming at work, fear robs us of sleep for days. It paralyzes seasoned concert musicians and freezes rookie cops in tight situations. And yet not everyone cracks ...

Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories

Rob Brotherton - 2015 - Psychology - Limited preview
'A first class book' Sunday Times We're all conspiracy theorists. Some of us just hide it better than others. Conspiracy theorists do not wear tin-foil hats (for the most part). They are not just a few kooks lurking on the paranoid fringes of ...

The Psychopath Whisperer: The Science of Those Without Conscience

Kent A. Kiehl - 2015 - PSYCHOLOGY - Limited preview
"In the bestselling tradition of The Psychopath Test and The Sociopath Next Door, a compelling journey into the science and behavior of psychopaths in our lives, written by the leading scientist in the field of criminal psychopathy. Kent A. Kiehl ...

He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and ...

Mimi Baird, Eve Claxton - 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Soon to be a major motion picture, from Brad Pitt and Tony Kushner A Washington Post Best Book of 2015 A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and ...

My Age of Anxiety

Scott Stossel - 2014 - Psychology - No preview available
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2015 As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a diagnostic category. Today, it is the most common form of officially classified mental illness. Scott ...

The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought

David Adam - 2014 - Self-Help - Limited preview
A Sunday Times Bestseller Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building, or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this captivating fusion of science, history and personal memoir, writer David Adam explores ...

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 ...