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  • 9 Highland Roadby Michael Winerip

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    Before Julie Callahan came to the house at 9 Highland Road in Glen Cove, New York, she had spent a good part of her young life in mental hospitals, her mental and emotional coherence nearly destroyed by a childhood of sexual abuse. Fred Grasso, a schizophrenic, had lived in a filthy single-room occupancy hotel. At 9 Highland Road they and their housemates... more...

  • Perversionby Robert J. Stoller

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.00

    This new study, part of Professor Robert Stoller’s well-known, continuing work on sex and gender identity, is especially concerned with the psychological forces that contribute to sexual excitement in men and women. The author looks at sexual aberrations in order to learn what they can tell us about the dynamics of “normal” sexual development. He shows... more...

  • How We Got Barb Backby Margaret Hawkins; Carolyn S. Spiro

    Red Wheel Weiser 2010; US$ 22.95

    Margaret Hawkins spent her girlhood dazzled by her vivacious, high-achieving sister, Barb. Younger than Barb by eleven years, Margaret saw her sister as the star of her family. And no wonder. Barb's high school years were filled with achievement inside and outside of the classroom. After college, Barb married a charming young professor, Karim Shallal,... more...

  • CBT for Psychosisby Roger Hagen; Douglas Turkington; Torkil Berge; Rolf W. Gråwe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book offers a new approach to understanding and treating psychotic symptoms using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT for Psychosis shows how this approach clears the way for a shift away from a biological understanding and towards a psychological understanding of psychosis. Stressing the important connection between mental illness and... more...

  • Psychotherapy of Schizophreniaby Bertram P. Karon; Gary R. VandenBos

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 65.50

    An important new book which is a stunning attempt by two knowledgeable, persevering psychotherapists to present their understanding and sound therapeutic approach to dealing with the difficulties and challenges of schizophrenic patients. more...

  • Narcissistic States and the Therapeutic Processby Sheldon Bach

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1993; US$ 59.50

    Dr. Bach composes diverse clinical experiences into a coherent portrait of the narcissitic patients. more...

  • Hello to All Thatby John Falk

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 6.79

    An off-the-wall, heartbreaking, and often hilarious memoir of a correspondent reporting from the front lines while also battling his lifelong nemesis-chronic depression His own chemistry was his worst enemy, and it took John Falk to some very strange places-from Garden City, Long Island, to sniper-infested Sarajevo during the Bosnian bloodbath.... more...

  • The Quiet Roomby Lori Schiller; Amanda Bennett

    Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 16.00

    At seventeen Lori Schiller was the perfect child -- the only daughter of an affluent, close-knit family. Six years later she made her first suicide attempt, then wandered the streets of New York City dressed in ragged clothes, tormenting voices crying out in her mind. Lori Schiller had entered the horrifying world of full-blown schizophrenia. She began... more...

  • The Psychopath Whispererby Kent A. Kiehl

    Crown/Archetype 2014; US$ 16.00

    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 Wayne Gacy, to Hannibal Lecter and Dexter Morgan. As Dr. Kent Kiehl shows, psychopaths can be identified... more...

  • Behind the Gates of Gomorrahby Stephen Seager

    Gallery Books 2014; US$ 13.99

    A darker twist on Orange is the New Black , this true insider's account delivers an eye-opening look into the nation’s largest state-run forensic hospital, a facility that houses the real-life Hannibal Lecters of the world. Psychiatrist Stephen Seager was no stranger to locked psych wards when he accepted a job at California’s Gorman State hospital,... more...