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Lee, Laura

Summary: "In the vein of The Collected Schizophrenias, a genre-bending debut memoir in essays by Laura Lee, exploring a range of topics from caregiving for a parent with early-onset Alzheimer's to stumbling toward intimacy, identity, and sexuality"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2021

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Polk, Thad A.

Summary: With a mix of scientific research and practical applications, Professor Polk brings cutting-edge science to life. He takes you down to the cellular and even molecular level of the brain to show you why certain functions decline, how some aspects of brain aging are under genetic control, and what you can do to prolong your health and keep your mind sharp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Great Courses 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 Pol
Call number: DVD 612.82 Pol

Alterman, Sara Faith

Summary: "Sara was at the tender age of 12 when she found the skeleton in her prudish parents' closet: a series of novelty sex books crammed high up on a shelf in her childhood living room, all written by Sara's ordinary suburban dad, Ira. For decades the books were an unspoken secret in Sara's family until Ira developed early onset Alzheimer's disease...and announced he'd be reviving his novelty porn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALTERMAN, SARA FAITH ALT

Skelly, Katie

Summary: "Christine Papin, an overworked live-in maid, is reunited with her younger sister, Lea, who has also been hired by the wealthy Lancelin family. They make the estate's beds, scrub the floors, and spy on the domestic strife that routinely occurs within its walls. What starts as petty theft by the maids -- who are flashing back to their tumultuous time in a convent -- shortly turns into something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 SKE

Kahn, Laurie

Summary: "For three decades, Laurie Kahn has treated clients who were abused as children? People who were injured by someone whom they believed to be trustworthy, someone who professed to love them. Their abusers? A father, stepfather, priest, coach, babysitter, aunt, neighbor? Often were people who inhabited their daily lives. Love is why they come to therapy. Love is what they want, and love is what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 KAH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 KAH

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

Summary: Beginning in the 1960s in the United States, scores of patients with severe psychiatric disorders were discharged from public mental hospitals. At the same time, activists forced changes in commitment laws that made it impossible to treat half of the patients that left the hospital. The combined effect was profoundly destructive. Today, among homeless persons, at least one-third are severely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 TOR

Summary: Documentary that explores the effects of depression through profiles of a former NFL Quarterback, a Fortune 500 CEO, an Iraq War veteran, a university professor, a pastor and others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MEN

James, Laura E

Summary: Laura James knew she was different. She struggled to cope in a world that often made no sense to her, as though her brain had its own operating system. It wasn't until she reached her forties that she found out why: Suddenly and surprisingly, she was diagnosed with autism. With a touching and searing honesty, Laura challenges everything we think we know about what it means to be autistic....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAMES, LAURA E JAM

Posthuma, Lisabeth

Summary: "Joel's new job at the video store is just what the therapist ordered. But what happens if the first true friend he's made in years finds out about What Was Wrong With Him? Seventeen-year-old Joel Teague has a new prescription from his therapist--a part-time job--the first step toward the elusive Normal life he's been so desperate to live ever since The Bad Thing happened. Lucky for Joel, ROYO...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC POS

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 POW

Paperny, Anna Mehler

Summary: "A personal story of depression, as well as a journalistic account of its role and ramifications in society today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAPERNY, ANNA MEHLER PAP

Fishman, Stephen

Summary: "Short-term rental hosts are entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book shows how to make the most out of a hosting business without risking problems with the IRS. Readers will learn everything they need to know about taxes, including: what deductions should be taken; how to report short-term rental income; how to deduct losses; and vacation home and tax-free rental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Mentzel, Cara

Summary: "Voice Lessons is the story of one younger sister growing up in the shadow of a larger-than-life older sister--looking up to her, wondering how they were alike and how they were different and, ultimately, learning how to live her own life and speak in her own voice on her own terms."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MEN

Bulik, Cynthia M.

Summary: Explores the nature of midlife eating disorders, looking at why they develop, how their unique challenges set them apart from those that occur earlier in life, and the path to recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Company 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 Bulik 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8526 BUL

Riley, Alex

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Weaving in personal and family history, an award-winning science writer, reporting on the field of global mental health from its colonial past to the present day, presents a fascinating look at the treatment of depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1997

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Summary: When a woman's lover leaves her, she discovers that the police are looking for her because of his criminal activities. After talking to a female lawyer, she discovers that her lawyer is her old lover's new girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOM

Summary: "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 JEN

Harrison, Cora.

Summary: June, 1510: the Burren, west coast of Ireland. Upon going unexpectedly into an early labour, Mara is alerted to the disappearance of Malachy, the local physician. Mystery follows birth, as shortly after the entrance of her son into the world the body of Malachy is discovered. But who stands to profit from this death and who therefore are Mara's lead suspects? For starters there is Malachy's new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

Summary: In 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered an historic speech on mental illness and retardation. He described sweeping new programs to replace "the shabby treatment of the many millions of the mentally disabled in custodial institutions" with treatment in community mental health centers. This movement, later referred to as "deinstitutionalization," continues to impact mental health care....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 TOR

Seahorn, Janet J.

Summary: The author writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. His spouse and co-author describes her perspective as a wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical, and more specifically, the mental scars of combat. You will become familiar with how PTSD...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Team Pursuits 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8521 SEA

Summary: Proper dental evaluations and hygiene are vital aspects of caring for an elderly client. Neglecting signs of oral health puts patients at risk for heart disease as well as more common problems like halitosis and bad breath, which can be embarrassing and could cause social and psychological problems. This program discusses specific conditions and diseases of the mouth, provides nursing and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Fishman, Stephen

Summary: "As a short-term rental host, you're entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book--the first of its kind--shows you how to pay no more tax than necessary on your rental income while complying with IRS rules. Learn everything you need to know about taxes, including: what deductions you should be taking, how to report your short-term rental income, how to deduct losses,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 343 FIS

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "The Brain Warrior's Way is your arsenal to win the fight to live a better life. The Amens will guide you through the process, and give you the tools to take control. So if you're serious about your health, either out of desire or necessity, it's time to arm yourself and head into battle,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 AME

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 AME

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