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Wells, Dan

Summary: John and Brooke are on their own, hitchhiking from town to town as they hunt the last of the Withered through the Midwest - but the Withered are hunting them back, and the FBI is close behind. With each new town, each new truck stop, each new highway, they get closer to a vicious killer who defies every principle of profiling and prediction John knows how to use. Meanwhile, Brooke's fractured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WEL

Summary: With their mental health histories kept secret, ten adults enter a period of psychiatric observation in an isolated group setting. It is up to a panel of experts to determine who is healthy and who isn't. This program documents the first three days of the session, which features several tests designed to bring out evidence of mental disorders. Simulated urban warfare evokes reckless behavior;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: How long can mental illness stay hidden, especially from the eyes of trained experts? This program rejoins a group of ten adults-five of them healthy and five of them with histories of mental illness-as psychiatric specialists try to spot and correctly diagnose the latter. Administering a series of collaborative and one-on-one tests, including assessments of personality type, physical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: When renowned psychologist Paul Salkovskis offers three agoraphobics a base from which to battle their fears, each sufferer embraces the opportunity to utilize the professor's "safe house." There's only one problem-getting there. This program illustrates the paralyzing anxiety agoraphobics typically experience when stepping outside their cloistered comfort zones. After Simon, Su, and Archana...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Like most addictions, this one starts as a way of coping with emotional pain. But cutting-the habit of self-injury on the rise among teenagers, especially girls-is a sign of deep-seated anxiety and self-hatred that no one can cope with alone. This video examines the distressing, ritualized behavior and explores how parents, friends, guidance counselors, and those who cut themselves can work...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: We know evil when we see it-or do we? This program follows three people who confront a particular version of evil every day. Viewers meet Roy Ratcliff, the minister who baptized serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer behind bars and continues the practice with other hardened criminals; Aya Schneerson, a UN aid worker who administers food and medical help in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Originally thought to be situated at the "borderline" of psychosis, borderline personality disorder is a condition affecting emotion regulation. This program opens a window of understanding into the excruciating reality of life with BPD by examining the experiences of Rachael and Maria. "My plan was to be dead by 30," says Rachael. Hers is a rocky road that has included sexual abuse, self-harm,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Each year nearly two million people injure their own bodies using knives, scissors, glass, cigarettes, candles, razors-in fact, practically any destructive item they can find. Through interviews with patients and mental health professionals and footage of actual therapy sessions, this compelling program seeks to understand a deeply disturbing and often secretive mental disorder that affects as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Personality disorders come in various varieties and degrees of severity, including persistent, ingrained behavior patterns; extreme deviant behavior; and problems in social functioning. Histrionic disorder, anankastic disorder, anxiety disorder, and dependent disorder are the common categories. This program, filmed in the U.K., looks at the most common disorders-paranoid, histrionic, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: One person in 600 attended to by an emergency unit is a victim of self-harm-surely the most disturbing of all anxiety-related disorders. Its victims compulsively cut, burn, or strike themselves to relieve unresolved anxieties. This program shows how victims carry the burden of guilt and shame associated with their actions. Two women, who have regularly harmed themselves for years, share their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Supported and cajoled by psychologist and cognitive behavioral therapist Paul Salkovskis, three agoraphobic Londoners have tentatively confronted their fears-but they still have a huge amount of work to do. This program shows what happens when the experiment moves to the next level. After frantic preparations, Simon, Su, and Archana accompany Professor Salkovskis on a 13-hour airplane flight to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This 48 Hours report uses a pair of violent incidents to challenge assumptions about road rage and air rage. A highway encounter between two middle-aged women that ends in a conviction of manslaughter: road rage or self-defense? An incident in which a young man tries to force the cockpit door of an airliner in flight, only to be brutally subdued by passengers-a trauma that leads to his death:...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: For reasons still being explored, a growing number of children, teenagers, and young adults regularly and willfully cut, burn, and otherwise harm their own bodies. This film follows three young people as they confront the violence they have inflicted upon themselves. Bullied at school, 15-year-old Beth has been cutting for the past two years. After a decade of self-harm due to academic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Wells, Dan

Summary: John and Brooke are on their own, hitchhiking from town to town as they hunt the last of the Withered through the Midwest-but the Withered are hunting them back, and the FBI is close behind. With each new town, each new truck stop, each new highway, they get closer to a vicious killer who defies every principle of profiling and prediction John knows how to use, and meanwhile Brooke's fractured...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2016

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Buttafuoco, Mary Jo.

Summary: Mary Jo Buttafuoco's life as a suburban wife and mother in sleepy Massapequa, New York, ended in May 1992, when she was shot in the head on her own front porch. The 'Long Island Lolita' saga sparked a media frenzy. As the years passed and Mary Jo steadfastly stood by her man while Joey Buttafuoco and Amy Fisher continued to make headlines, one question lingered in the minds of women everywhere:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUTTAFUOCO, MARY JO BUT

Fallon, James H.

Summary: A compelling career memoir by an award-winning neuroscientist describes how while studying his own family's brain scans for research he made the disturbing discovery that his own reflected a pattern he recognized from those in the brains of serial killers, a finding that offered new insights into the role of biology in behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Current 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8582 FAL

Summary: In the U.S., an estimated 1.6 million students in grades six through ten are bullied one or more times per week-and as many as 150,000 victims cut classes each day just to avoid it. In this program, Dr. James Shaw, author of Jack and Jill: Why They Kill, explains how to confront and counter bullying in the nation's schools. Candid interviews with bullied students including Evan Ramsey,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Daniel Turnbull has a love of London, an obsession with hygiene, and a compulsion to dance. This program explores his rare personality disorder and describes one psychiatrist's attempt to help him create as normal a life as possible. Viewers will learn about Daniel's previous quests for independence, the behavior that got him blacklisted by most of London's assisted-living facilities, and the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Gardner, Lisa.

Summary: Boston Detective D. D. Warren cannot remember how she was attacked while walking the murder scene after dark. She is later told she managed to discharge her weapon three times. All she knows is that she is seriously injured, unable to move her left arm, unable to return to work. Six weeks later, a second woman is discovered murdered in her own bed, her room containing the same calling cards as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYS GAR

Stout, Martha

1 hold on 2 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8582 STO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Health Mind Stout

Gagne, Patric

11 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Patric Gagne realized she made others uncomfortable before she started kindergarten. Something about her caused people to react in a way she didn't understand. She suspected it was because she didn't feel things the way other kids did. Emotions like fear, guilt, and empathy eluded her. For the most part, she felt nothing. And she didn't like the way that "nothing" felt. She did her best to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Gardner, Lisa

Summary: "My name is Dr. Adeline Glen. Due to a genetic condition, I can't feel pain. I never have. I never will. The last thing Boston Detective D. D. Warren remembers is walking the crime scene after dark. Then, a creaking floorboard, a low voice crooning in her ear. She is later told she managed to discharge her weapon three times. All she knows is that she is seriously injured, unable to move her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GAR

Gardner, Lisa.

Summary: Seriously injured after stumbling into a crime scene she cannot remember, Boston Detective D. D. Warren learns about a second murder with the same characteristics only to discover that she is being personally targeted by the killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M GAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY GAR

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