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Anxiety Makes Me Anxious

By: Brazier, Shayna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Happiness Center: 2017

Seller ID: 2288785

ISBN: 099872470X

Condition: Near Fine


Laminate on rear wrapper creased. 2017 Trade Paperback. 91 pp. Illustrated by Jake Bush. Brazier’s voice is nothing short of refreshing with her new hilarious and honest approach to dealing with anxiety. Her transparency in living with anxiety provides the clearest (and funniest) picture for anyone who can’t imagine what it’s like. Reading her stories is like watching a movie full of laughter, tears, and all the feels. Brazier has certainly breathed color into the world of anxiety with her thoughtful insights and vivid recollections. She provides tips for living with anxiety but shares p... View more info

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Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics (Monograph Series on Schizophrenia, No. 3)

By: Brody, Eugene B.; Redlich, Fredrick C.; Knight, Robert P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Universities Press, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208422

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. No jacket, lettering on spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. 246 pp. CONTENTS: Preface by the Editors; Robert P. Knight - Introduction; Fredrick C. Redlich - The Concept of Schizophrenia and Its Implications for Therapy; Eugene B. Brody - The Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Review; Frieda Fromm-Reichmann - Some Aspects of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics; Jacob A. Arlow - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; David Wright - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; K.R. Eissler - Remarks on the Psychoanalysis of Schizophrenia; Ruth Wilma... View more info

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Nineteenth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 1888; Also the Report of the General Agent and Secretary Statistics, and The Report of the Committee on Lunacy. (Official Document, No. 12.)

By: Dickinson, Mahlon H.; Biddle, Cadwalader

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Office of Eastern Executive Committee: 1888

Seller ID: 2159936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, rear hinge beginning to loosen, ink initials and pencil gift note on front endpaper ('M.F. Kooser, Presented by The Hon. J.L. Pugh'). 1888 Hard Cover. cxlv, 226 pp. 8vo. An early source of statistical information related to jails and penitentiaries, insane asylums, miners' hospitals, immigration, almshouses, and other institutions related to rehabilitation or special needs (e.g., The Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind). View more info

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The Mother Knot: A Memoir

By: Harrison, Kathryn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271879

ISBN: 1400061911

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. An excellent copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 82 pp. In this dark gem of a book by the author of The Kiss, a complex mother-daughter relationship precipitates a journey through depression to greater understanding, acceptance, freedom, and love. Spare and unflinching, The Mother Knot is Kathryn Harrison’s courageous exploration of her painful feelings about her mother, and of her depression and recovery. Writer, wife, mother of three, Kathryn Harrison finds herself, at age forty-one, wrestling with a blac... View more info

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The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son

By: Isaacson, Rupert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266440

ISBN: 0316008230

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Autographed Copy sticker on front wrapper. 2009 Hard Cover. x, 357 pp. When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably. He was struck with a crazy idea: why not take Rowan to Mongolia, the one place in the world where horses and shamanic healing intersected? THE HORSE BOY is the dramatic and heartwarming story of that impossible adventure. In Mon... View more info

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An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

By: Jamison, Kay Redfield

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282507

ISBN: 0679443746

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket rubbed. 1995 Hard Cover. 240 pp. 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. View more info

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Opera Medica, in Tres Tomos Distributa. I. De Phthisi. II. De Morbis: Universal. Acutis. III. De Febribus: Inflammatoriis. - Editio ultima Emendatiori.

By: Morton, Richardi [Richard]

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Apud Donatum Donati: 1696

Seller ID: 2292790

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards and corners a bit rubbed, wax seal remnants on endpapers, ink name and date on title page ('Johann August Harnisch (?) Madrid: 1745'), ink note on rear endpaper. 1696 Hard Cover. [16], 206, [24], 142, [12], [38], 318, [18] pp. Engraved frontispiece, fold-outs of: Schema Morborum General; Synopsis Febrium; . Morton was the first to observe that tubercules were always present in the lungs in tuberculosis, and also the first to describe was is now known as anorexia nervosa (he called it a nervous phthisis). This volume collects several of his works. View more info

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Lost in the Mirror: An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder

By: Moskovitz, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2273364

ISBN: 0878332669

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. An exceptional copy. 2001 Trade Paperback. Borderline personality disorder accounts for almost 25 percent of psychiatric hospitalizations in this country. Lost in the Mirror takes readers behind the erratic behavior of this puzzling disorder, examining its underlying causes and revealing the unimaginable pain and fear beneath its surface. View more info

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A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive

By: Pelzer, Dave

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Omaha Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2201239

ISBN: 1558743669

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to corners. 1995 Trade Paperback. xi, 184 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an it. Dave's bed was an old army cot in the basem... View more info

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Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.

By: Rush, Benjamin

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Kimber & Richardson: 1812

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161394

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second issue. Recently rebound, cloth over marbled boards, new endpapers & flyleaves. Library blind stamp on title page, no other library marks. Three light spots on title page, pages a bit toned. 1812 Hard Cover. viii, 367, [4] pp. 8vo. An important work by the father of American psychiatry, who was also instrumental in the founding of the United States. Garrison-Morton 4924: 'The first American textbook on psychiatry, and, considering the state of that science in Rush’s time, one of the most noteworthy.' View more info

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Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf

By: Sacks, Oliver

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281511

ISBN: 0060973471

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint edge wear. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The bestselling author and one of the greatest clinical writers of the twentieth century (New York Times) explores the world of deafness and ponders the nature of human communication. View more info

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Skin and Bones

By: Shahan, Sherry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company: 2015

Seller ID: 2206254

ISBN: 0807574015

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2015 Trade Paperback. 259 pp. Sixteen-year-old Jack, nicknamed Bones, won't eat. His roommate in the eating disorder ward has the opposite problem and proudly goes by the nickname Lard. They become friends despite Bones's initial reluctance. When Bones meets Alice, a dangerously thin dancer who loves to break the rules, he lets his guard down even more. Soon Bones is so obsessed with Alice that he's willing to risk everything–even his recovery.KEYWORDS: SHERRY SHAHAN SKIN BONES FICTION TEEN YOUNG ADULT EATING DISORDERS ANOREXIA COMPULSIVE OVEREATING MENTAL HEALTH View more info

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Out for Character: Twenty-Six Articles Written by Twenty-Six Thoughtful and Eminent Persons Interested in the Vital Questions Concerning the Mental and Moral Well-Being of Young Men and Women

By: Sharp, F.C.; Barbour, Clarence A.; Brewster, Benjamin; Wilbur, Ray Lyman; Foster, Wm. T.; Adkins, Grace Reese; Philipson, David; Vance, James I.; Jordan, David Starr; Mullins, E.Y.; Pohlman, A.; King, Wm. Wirt; Gault, Robert H.; Ainslie, Peter; Goss, Cha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Vir Publishing Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2263121

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges lightly foxed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. 112 pp. Twenty-six articles written by twenty-six thoughtful and eminent persons interested in the vital questions concerning the mental and moral well-being of young men and women. View more info

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Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness

By: Shenk, Joshua Wolf

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2207185

ISBN: 0618773444

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2006 Trade Paperback. xiv, 350 pp. Giving shape to the deep depression that pervaded Lincoln's adult life, Joshua Wolf Shenk's Lincoln's Melancholy reveals how this illness influenced both the president's character and his leadership. Lincoln forged a hard path toward mental health from the time he was a young man. Shenk draws from historical record, interviews with Lincoln scholars, and contemporary research on depression to understand the nature of his unhappiness. In the process, he discovers that the President's coping strategies--among them, a rich sense of hum... View more info

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Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness

By: Shenk, Joshua Wolf

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2006

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2269882

ISBN: 0618773444

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. xiv, 350 pp. Giving shape to the deep depression that pervaded Lincoln's adult life, Joshua Wolf Shenk's Lincoln's Melancholy reveals how this illness influenced both the president's character and his leadership. Lincoln forged a hard path toward mental health from the time he was a young man. Shenk draws from historical record, interviews with Lincoln scholars, and contemporary research on depression to understand the nature of his unhappiness. In the process, he discovers that the President's coping strategies--among them, a rich sen... View more info

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The Transmission of Depression in Families & Children: Assessment and Intervention

By: Sholevar, G. Pirooz

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Jason Aronson, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288035

ISBN: 1568210884

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. xiii, 354 pp. Family functioning plays a major role in the development of depression, relapse rates and suicidal behaviour. The children of depressed parents are at high risk for psychopathology. This book describes multiple family, individual and psychopharmacological therapeutic interventions on depression. View more info

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Stranger and Traveler: The Story of Dorothea Dix, American Reformer

By: Wilson, Dorothy Clarke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little Brown: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2124598

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket spine faded. 1975 Hard Cover. xxiii, 360 pp. The story of Dorothea Dix's battle against the inhumane treatment of the mentally ill. View more info

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Farewell Darkness: A Veteran's Triumph over Combat Trauma

By: Zaczek, Ron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2041255

ISBN: 1557509891

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1/4 inch tear to jacket corner, owner bookplate with name inked out on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xiv, 344 pp. 8vo. From the jacket: ''I want to give something back,' the author insisted. His counselor at the Vet Center suggested, 'You can give the guys in treatment hope. You know what PTSD looks like from both sides. You can tell these guys what it's like, and what's different when you get beyond it.' Ron Zaczek had been a good crewchief. He was 'Zack' then: Marine Observation Squadron Three, '66-'68; Phu Bai, Dong Ha, Khe Sanh; 393 missions in Huey medevacs and gunships;... View more info