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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1997

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Smith, Tom

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2008

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

Lindsay, Rachel

Summary: "In her early twenties in New York City, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rachel Lindsay takes a job in advertising in order to secure healthcare coverage for her treatment. But work takes a strange turn when she suddenly finds herself on the other side of the curtain, developing ads for an antidepressant drug. Day after day, she sees her own suffering in the ads she helps to create, trapped in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2018

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

Adamec, Christine A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1996

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

Giles, Nyna

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Summary: Gile's childhood had been spent in doctor's offices; she spent nearly every waking moment at her mother's side. As Nyna grew up, her mother became more and more distant. Carolyn Scott Reybold had been a model in 1947, a friend of Grace Kelly, and even a bridesmaid at her wedding. How had that confident, glamorous woman become the mother Giles knew growing up-- the mother who was now living in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILES, NYNA GIL

Summary: Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SNA

Summary: Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe, a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month's stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013

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David, Anthony S.

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Summary: We cannot know how to fix a problem until we understand its causes. But even for some of the most common mental health problems, specialists argue over whether the answers lie in the persons biology, their psychology or their circumstances. As a cognitive neuropsychiatrist, Anthony David brings together many fields of enquiry, from social and cognitive psychology to neurology. The key for each...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld 2020

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Summary: Shows Camille Claudel, a protégé and mistress of Auguste Rodin, in 1915 when she was imprisoned in an insane asylum. Camille was also the sister of the Christian mystic poet Paul Claudel, the last of her family to pay her regular visits. Inspired by the correspondence between Paul and Camille, the movie focuses on Camille 's struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy in a crowd of schizophrenics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2014

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

Summary: In this shocking and sensitive exploratory journey through the thunderstorms of the mind of paranoid-schizophrenic Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer, viewers follow his discordant encounters in the music business. Institutionalized at the age of sixteen after attacking his mother with a knife, Fischer wandered the mean streets of LA singing his unique brand of songs for ten cents a pop to passersby. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MVD Visual 2011

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC DER

Summary: Kris is derailed from her life when she is drugged by a small-time thief. She is unknowingly drawn into the life cycle of a presence that permeates the microscopic world, moving to nematodes, plant life, livestock, and back again. Along the way, she finds another being-a familiar, who is equally consumed by the mysterious presence. The two search urgently for a place of safety within each other...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2013

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER UPS

Shoemaker, Sarah

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU

Summary: A disaffected veteran returns to his hometown in the Midlands, in hopes of getting even with the petty criminals who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Quigley 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Q

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD QUI

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN QUI

Summary: Storm of the century: When a murder shakes the island of Little Tall, the local constable must stop the evil that is growing as quickly as the snowstorm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD St

Summary: Tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and greed stand between the two women and happy lives. Their only hope is the secret the woman in white waits to tell them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wo 1

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOM

Hall, Julie L. (Julie Lynn)

Summary: "A must-read for survivors and clinicians alike, The Narcissist in Your Life illuminates the devastating experience of narcissism in families and relationships, acknowledges the emotional and physical trauma that results, and offers compassionate, practical advice for healing." -- Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lifelong Books, Hachette Book Group 2019

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King, Wesley

Summary: Seventh-grader Sara wants to be normal but her panic attacks and other episodes cause her to isolate herself until, in group therapy, she meets talkative and outgoing Erin, her first friend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

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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...

Format: text

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: 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

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

Earley, Pete.

Summary: A journalistic investigation into the criminalization of America's mentally ill describes the author's battle with the shortcomings of the mental health system and the Miami-Dade County jail after his son was declared bipolar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006

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

Revis, Beth

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through time. So when his worried parents send him to a school for troubled youth, Bo assumes that he's actually attending Berkshire Academy, a school for kids who, like Bo, have 'superpowers'. At the Academy, Bo falls in love with Sofía, who helps Bo open up in a way he never has before. In turn, Bo provides comfort to Sofía,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC REV

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