by: Joseph Burgo
Publisher: pTouchstoneBook Description
A guide to defending oneself from narcissism in the selfie age.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the reference used to diagnose mental disorders. In the fifth edition, released a few ye ... more
Publisher: pCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformBook Description
A psychologist and his daughter offer readers advice on how to handle dangerous encounters.
“Violent incidents are steadily on the increase in this country,” warn the authors at the beginning of this survival manual, and “most p ... more
Publisher: pPenguin PressBook Description
A New Yorker staff writer delves into the strange lives and curious mindsets of extreme altruists.
In her debut book, MacFarquhar profiles a small, unusual collection of people who have sacrificed almost everything to help others ... more
by: Brené Brown
Publisher: pSpiegel & GrauBook Description
More solid advice from the author of Daring Greatly (2012) and The Gifts of Imperfection (2010).
For nearly 15 years, Brown (Social Work/Univ. of Houston) has researched human behavior and ... more
Publisher: pSimon & SchusterBook Description
Psychiatrist Michael Bennett and his comedy-writer daughter, Sarah, combine to demonstrate “why self-improvement is hard and sometimes impossible, even when we’re strong-willed and well guided.”
First, a word about the invectives ... more
by: Terry Lynch
Publisher: pMental Health PublishingBook Description
In this first of three planned volumes, an Irish doctor and psychotherapist discusses the lack of scientific evidence for a long-held, widespread theory of depression.
Lynch (Beyond Prozac, 2001, etc.) provides hundreds of quotes ... more
Publisher: pAveryBook Description
One writer’s journey through learning about the many forms forgiveness can take.
We’re living in a time of rage, anger, censure, and punishment online, where any misstep is treated grievously with heaping helpings of shaming. The In ... more