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Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia

By: Allen, Sandra

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781501134036

ISBN: 1501134035

Condition: USED


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When in Doubt, Make Belief: An OCD-Inspired Approach to Living with Uncertainty

By: Bell, Jeff

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NEW WORLD LIB:

Seller ID: 9781577316701

ISBN: 1577316703

Condition: USED


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Brian on Fire

By: Cahalan, Susannah

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781476754383

ISBN: 1476754381

Condition: USED


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Brain on Fire

By: Cahalan, Susannah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER: 4/20/2016

Seller ID: 9781451621389

ISBN: 1451621388

Condition: USED


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Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality

By: Casey, Joan Frances

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FAWCETT:

Seller ID: 9780449907320

ISBN: 0449907325

Condition: USED


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When Rabbit Howls

By: Chase, Truddi

Price: $2.00

Publisher: JOVE: 5/12/2010

Seller ID: 9780515103298

ISBN: 0515103292

Condition: USED


"To escape the horror of violent abuse, the two-year-old child "went to sleep" and created the inner world of "the Troops," the 92 voices that shielded her from pain, but that she didn't know existed until adulthood. this is a journey through the fragmented world of the multiple personality--told by the Troop."--"Amazon.com." View more info

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Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By: Cuba, Brian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: LIGHTNING SOURCE INC:

Seller ID: 9780988879584

ISBN: 0988879581

Condition: USED


Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, activist and TV host is living with an enemy that haunted him for over 30 years - his own reflection in the mirror. Through a series ofvery personal, witty and poignant anecdotes, the younger brother of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban opens up about his personal battle with a mental disorder known as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) in which the sufferer is preoccupied with a distorted sense of self-image and is often afflicted with eating disorders, depression and addiction. In the book, Cuban illustrates the ongoing nightmare of (BDD) that has permea... View more info

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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

By: Dittrich, Luke

Price: $9.50

Seller ID: 9780812982527

ISBN: 0812982525

Condition: USED


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Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness

By: Earley, Pete

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780425213896

ISBN: 0425213897

Condition: USED


Former "Washington Post" reporter Pete Earley had written extensively about the criminal justice system. But it was only when his own son-in the throes of a manic episode-broke into a neighbor's house that he learned what happens to mentally ill people who break a law. This is the Earley family's compelling story, a troubling look at bureaucratic apathy and the countless thousands who suffer confinement instead of care, brutal conditions instead of treatment, in the "revolving doors" between hospital and jail. With mass deinstitutionalization, large numbers of state mental patients are ho... View more info

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Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father's Story of Love and Madness

By: Greenberg, Michael

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781590519813

ISBN: 1590519817

Condition: USED


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Reasons to Stay Alive

By: Haig, Matt

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781782116820

ISBN: 1782116826

Condition: USED


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Brain over Binge: Why I Was Bulimic, Why Conventional Therapy Didn't Work, and H

By: Hansen, Kathryn

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780984481705

ISBN: 0984481702

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Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy, and Almost Killed M

By: Hilfiger, Amy

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781455567058

ISBN: 1455567051

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Wasted Updated Edition: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

By: Hornbacher, Maya

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780062327031

ISBN: 0062327038

Condition: USED


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Unquiet Mind

By: Jamison, Kay Redfield

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 7/30/2014

Seller ID: 9780679763307

ISBN: 0679763309

Condition: USED


WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR In her bestselling classic, "An Unquiet Mind, "Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness. Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her into ruinous spending sprees, episodes of violence, and an attempted suicide. Here Ja... View more info

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Nothing Was the Same: A Memoir

By: Jamison, Kay Redfield

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780307277893

ISBN: 0307277895

Condition: USED


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 renowned scientist who died of cancer. "Nothing was the Same" is a penetrating psychological study of grief viewed from deep inside the experience itself. "From the eBook edition." View more info

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Girl, Interrupted

By: Kaysen, Susanna

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 4/1/2015

Seller ID: 9780679746041

ISBN: 0679746048

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele--Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charles--as for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford its sanctuary. Kaysen's memoir encompasses horror and razor-edged perception while providing vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers. It is a brilliant evocation of a " par... View more info

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Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery

By: Lipska, Barbara K

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 9781328787309

ISBN: 1328787303

Condition: USED


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Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface

By: Manning, Martha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 006251184X

ISBN: 006251184X

Condition: USED


This is the memoir of an ordinary woman--a mother, a daughter, a psychologist, a wife--who tells the tale of her spiraling descent into a severe, debilitating depression. Undercurrents pioneers a new literature about women and depression that offers a vision of action instead of victimhood, hope instead of despair. View more info

Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life

By: Moezzi, melody

Price: $7.50

Publisher: AVERY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9781583335505

ISBN: 1583335501

Condition: USED


With candor and humor, a manic-depressive Iranian-American Muslim woman chronicles her experiences with both clinical and cultural bipolarity. Born to Persian parents at the height of the Islamic Revolution and raised amid a vibrant, loving, and gossipy Iranian diaspora in the American heartland, Melody Moezzi was bound for a bipolar life. At 18, she began battling a severe physical illness, and her community stepped up, filling her hospital rooms with roses, lilies and hyacinths. But when she attempted suicide and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, there were no flowers. Despite s... View more info