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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 ...
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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 ...
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Medicating Children: ADHD and Pediatric Mental Health

Rick Mayes, Catherine Bagwell, Jennifer L. Erkulwater - 2009 - Medical - Limited preview
Rick Mayes and colleagues argue that a unique alignment of social and economic trends and incentives converged in the early 1990s with greater scientific knowledge to make ADHD the most prevalent pediatric mental disorder. This book is unique in ...
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My Lobotomy

Howard Dully, Charles Fleming - 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The author describes his victimization at the hands of Dr. Walter Freeman, who popularized the transorbital lobotomy and who performed the procedure on the author at the age of twelve; the abandoment by his family; his experiences with ...
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The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the ...

Lance Dodes, Zachary Dodes - 2014 - Psychology - Limited preview
An exposť 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 ...
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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 haunting memoir of her journey through the UK mental health system. A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK SHORTLISTED FOR THE RBC TAYLOR PRIZE In July 1988, Barbara Taylor, then an acclaimed young historian, was admitted ...
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Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals

Christopher Payne, Oliver W. Sacks - 2009 - Medical - No preview available
Powerful photographs of the grand exteriors and crumbling interiors of America's abandoned state mental hospitals.
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Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your ...

Martin E. P. Seligman - 2002 - Psychology - Limited preview
A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology—and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness. According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin ...
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