Psychology

No One Cares about Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America by Ron Powers - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316341172
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Published: Hachette Books - March 21st, 2017

While critiquing American society's entrenched neglect of the mentally ill, Powers lays bare the deadly destruction schizophrenia wrought on his two sons. His heroic honesty and analysis of evolving treatments show crazy people can be cared for, and perhaps someday be healed. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life by Mark Goulston - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780814436363
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Published: Amacom - October 15th, 2015

"Lean in to crazy" with an understanding of your own crazy and what triggers your response to angry, irrational people. How to recognize mental illness and truly abusive personality disorders and how you can help individuals seek treatment. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love by Marissa Moss - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781573246989
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Published: Red Wheel - May 1st, 2017

A graphic, stark portrayal of a family frayed by impending death. As her husband slips beyond reach and becomes unintentionally cruel while battling ALS, Moss struggles to maintain her love for him while tending to his care, and raising their three sons. Last Things is an unflinching look at the challenge to sustain, and celebrate, life. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

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By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780807014271
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Published: Beacon Press - June 1st, 2006

Half memoir and half psychology text. The first part is the inspiring story of a man who survived the holocaust and developed his own method of healing (Logotherapy) out of his experiences. Logotherapy is the technique of finding what is most meaningful in your life and gaining the strength and power to heal from it. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder by Claudia Kalb - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781426214660
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Published: National Geographic - February 2nd, 2016

Did Gershwin suffer from ADHD? Did Einstein have Asperger's syndrome? Was Lincoln saddled with clinical depression? Kalb probes the minds of monumentally creative and influential people, and discovers quirks, idiosyncrasies, and ample proof of mental disease. The tantalizing question is how these minds transformed illness into genius. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


On Living

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ISBN: 9781594634819
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 25th, 2016

A moving, heartfelt account of a hospice chaplin, Egan's stories offer glimpses of ordinary folks facing death with wit, humor, sadness and regret. The book is insightful and a blessing with a message to live each day to the fullest with love. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


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