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Clein, Emmeline

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A personal and cultural look at the dark underbelly of Western beauty standards and the lethal culture of disordered eating they've wrought. In Dead Weight, Emmeline Clein tells the story of her own disordered eating alongside and through other women from history, pop culture and the girls she's known and loved. Tracing the medical and cultural history of Anorexia, Bulimia, and Orthorexia,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 CLE

Pratt, Misty

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Summary: "Why are so many women feeling anxious, stressed out, and depressed, and why are they not getting the help they need? Over the past decade, mood disorders have skyrocketed among women, who are twice as likely to be diagnosed as men. Yet in a healthcare system steeped in gender bias, women's complaints are often dismissed, their normal emotions are pathologized, and treatments routinely fail to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2024

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Close, Jessie.

Summary: "The Close sisters are descended from very prominent and wealthy ancestors. When the Close sisters were very young, their parents joined a cult called the MRA, or Moral Rearmament. The family was suddenly uprooted to a cult school in Switzerland and, ultimately, to the Belgian Congo where their father became a surgeon in the war ravaged republic, and ultimately the personal physician to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLOSE, JESSIE CLO

Lombardo, Jennifer

Summary: "In the past, mental health was rarely discussed; it was seen as a private or even embarrassing issue, and anyone with a mental illness was generally expected to keep it to themselves. Today, however, many people have recognized the benefits of being open and honest about mental health. Through informative fact boxes, helpful graphic organizers, and engaging text, readers learn the basics about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.89 LOM

Tweedy, Damon

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Man in a White Coat comes a powerful and urgent call to center psychiatry and mental health care into the mainstream of medicine As much as we all might wish that mental health problems, with their elusive causes and unsettling behaviors, simply did not exist, millions of people suffer from them, sometimes to an extreme extent. Many others...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 TWE

Langer, Ellen J.

Summary: When it comes to our health, too many of us think that a medical diagnosis describes a static or worsening condition. We then live our lives as though our ailments can only change in one direction: for the worse. Langer has spent years testing the limiting effects of our negative assumptions as well as the healing power of being mindful-- present in the moment and not distracted by memories or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2023

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Taylor, Jessica

Summary: "Angry, opinionated, mouthy, aggressive, hysterical, mad, disordered, crazy, psycho, delusional, borderline, hormonal... Women have long been pathologized, locked up and medicated for not conforming to whichever norms or stereotypes are expected of them in that time and space. Sexy But Psycho is a challenging and uncomfortable book which seeks to explore the way professionals and society at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 2022

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Mueller, Anna S.

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Summary: "During her junior year at Poplar Grove High School, Aria found herself sliding into a worsening depression. She had what she described as the perfect life, including fabulous vacations, her dream car, and more importantly, a big loving family, close friends, and a boyfriend she adored, but daily life had become unbearable. Though she knew how badly her suicide would hurt everyone around her,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2024

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Gong, Neil

Summary: "In 2022, Los Angeles became the US city with the largest population of unhoused people, a stark contrast with the city's luxurious hillside mansions. This book from sociologist Neil Gong traces the divide between the haves and have nots by looking to mental health treatment, a key factor in what kind of life a person can live. As Gong shows, the mental health options available to the wealthy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago 2024

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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

Clark, Anna (Anna Leigh)

Summary: "When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins. Through a series of disastrous decisions, the state government had switched the city's water supply to a source that corroded Flint's aging lead pipes. Complaints about the foul-smelling water were dismissed: the residents of Flint, mostly poor and African...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.6 CLA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.6 CLA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.6 CLA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Environ Clark

Ruliffson, Jess

Summary: "Candid, compassionate graphic interviews with returning war vets from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. Cartoonist Jess Ruliffson spent five years traveling across the country interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, from kitchen tables in Georgia and libraries in New York City to dive bars in Mississippi and back porches in Vermont. What she finds is that the real...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2022

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Hoss, Kami

Summary: Your mouth is the gateway to your body and the most critical organ for improving your health. From its microbiome to its shape, it impacts your physical and mental well-being in countless ways. Hoss connects the dots between oral health and whole-body health. He offers a roadmap to a longer, more successful future for you and your family. - adapted from jacket

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Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.6 HOS

Gibson, Lindsay C.

Summary: If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent's behavior. These wounds can be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2015

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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

Galen, Gillian

Summary: Keep calm, be skillful -- and take control! Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is one of the most popular and most effective treatments for mental health conditions that result from out-of-control emotions. Combining elements of Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Eastern mindfulness practice, DBT was initially used as a powerful treatment to address the suffering associated with borderline...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2021

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Fox, Helena

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Biz sees her father every day, though he died when she was seven. When he suddenly disappears, she tumbles into a disaster-land of grief and depression from which she must find her way back"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Paperny, Anna Mehler

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2020

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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

Darpinian, Signe

Summary: "In a world fraught with diet-culture and weight stigma, many parents worry about their child's relationship with their body and food. This down-to-earth guide is an invaluable resource allowing parents to take proactive actions in promoting a friendship with food, and preventative actions to minimize the risk factors for the development of eating disorders, particularly when early signs of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.0433 DAR

Fletcher, Joshua

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Summary: "Trauma, heartbreak, anxiety, and mourning are all parts of the human experience, and Josh Fletcher's mission in life is to normalize the need to find a trusted professional with whom you can discuss all of life's scariest aspects. Through the lens of four of his patients--you'll share in their self-discovery and recovery as they untangle themselves from an all-too-familiar web of emotions. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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Gilmer, Benjamin

Summary: "A rural physician learns that a former doctor at his clinic committed a shocking crime, leading him to uncover an undiagnosed mental health crisis in our broken prison system--a powerful true story expanding on one of the most popular This American Lifeepisodes of all time. When family physician Dr. Benjamin Gilmer began working at the Cane Creek clinic in rural North Carolina, he was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 GIL
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 GIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Crime Gilmer

Meshuggah (Musical group)

Contents: Broken cog -- The abysmal eye -- Light the shortening fuse -- Phantoms -- Ligature marks -- God he sees in mirrors -- They move below -- Kaleidoscope -- Black cathedral -- I am that thirst -- The faultless -- Armies of the preposterous -- Past tense.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MES

Nosanow, Mia

Summary: "This comprehensive guidebook covers every factor that can influence the mental health of college students, providing clear guidance for maintaining a healthy and successful lifestyle as students navigate their new life away from home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 NOS

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