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Motz, Anna

Summary: "An examination of the psychology of women who commit violent crimes"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 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
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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

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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Roth, Alisa

Summary: An expose of the mental-health crisis in America's courts and prisons reveals that nearly half of the nation's inmates are actually afflicted by a psychiatric problem, examines how inmates are denied treatment, and suggests a more humane approach.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 ROT

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

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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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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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

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

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

Patterson, James

Summary: In The 4th of July, after losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever--one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. While awaiting trial, Lindsay...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Summary: "In the spring of 1789, a ship left port in London bound for the Botany Bay penal colony in Australia. The ship carried precious cargo - women, sent to keep the desperate male colonists from engaging in what their governor called 'gross irregularities.' But these women were hardly quiet homemakers - they were a hardy raucous lot rounded up from London's notorious Newgate prison and other jails...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

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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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

Li, Jessica

Summary: High school students Stella, Ed, Ingrid and Harry navigate life, exploring issues of sexuality, drug and alcohol use, identity, and consent. Flunk is a critically acclaimed LGBT teen drama following shy sixteen year old Ingrid, as she starts to explore her sexuality. Falling for her best friend Stella, Ingrid struggles to navigate her first relationship, the pressures of a country high school...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Ianelli, Liz

Summary: "There was a huge public outpouring to the recent articles in The New York Times about Family Foundation School, a last-resort institution for troubled teens in upstate New York. It described the near 50% death rate of alumni-including many by suicide-and how the survivors lived with their trauma in the years after leaving the school. A follow-up piece this January covered the shocking facts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 IANELLI, LIZ IAN

Summary: The nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to helping those living with mental illness provides clear, honest, jargon-free information for anyone struggling emotionally and looking for help.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rocky Pond Books 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 618.92 WHE

Frank, Tanya

Summary: "A compassionate, heartrending memoir of a mother's quest to accept her son's journey through psychosis. One night in 2009, Tanya Frank finds her nineteen-year-old son, Zach-gentle and full of promise-in the grip of what the psychiatrists would label a psychotic break. Suddenly and inexplicably, Tanya is thrown into a parallel universe: Zach's world, where the phones are bugged, his friends...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc. 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANK, TANYA FRA

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....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2014

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

Cahalan, Susannah

Summary: For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness--how do you diagnose it, how do you treat it, how do you even know what it is? In search of an answer, in the 1970s a Stanford psychologist named David Rosenhan and seven other people--sane, normal, well-adjusted members of society--went undercover into asylums around America to test the legitimacy of psychiatry's labels. Forced to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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

Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Insel, Thomas R.

Summary: "A bold, expert, and actionable map for the re-invention of America's broken mental health care system As director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Thomas Insel was giving a presentation when the father of a boy with schizophrenia yelled from the back of the room, "Our house is on fire and you're telling me about the chemistry of the paint! What are you doing to put out the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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

Lawson, Wenn

Summary: Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 LAW

Lerner-Wren, Ginger

Summary: "The story of America's first Mental Health Court as told by its presiding judge, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren--from its inception in 1997 to its implementation in over 400 courts across the nation As a young lawyer, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren bore witness to the consequences of an underdeveloped mental health care infrastructure. Unable to do more than offer guidance, she watched families being torn...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 LER

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