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Because We Are Bad: OCD and a Girl Lost in Thought

By: Bailey, Lily

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780062696168

ISBN: 0062696165

Condition: USED


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Brian on Fire

By: Cahalan, Susannah

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781476754383

ISBN: 1476754381

Condition: USED


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Brain on Fire

By: Cahalan, Susannah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER: 4/20/2016

Seller ID: 9781451621389

ISBN: 1451621388

Condition: USED


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Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality

By: Casey, Joan Frances

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FAWCETT:

Seller ID: 9780449907320

ISBN: 0449907325

Condition: USED


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Scar: A Personal History of Depression and Recovery

By: Cregan, Mary

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9781324001720

ISBN: 1324001720

Condition: USED


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Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By: Cuba, Brian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: LIGHTNING SOURCE INC:

Seller ID: 9780988879584

ISBN: 0988879581

Condition: USED


Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, activist and TV host is living with an enemy that haunted him for over 30 years - his own reflection in the mirror. Through a series ofvery personal, witty and poignant anecdotes, the younger brother of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban opens up about his personal battle with a mental disorder known as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) in which the sufferer is preoccupied with a distorted sense of self-image and is often afflicted with eating disorders, depression and addiction. In the book, Cuban illustrates the ongoing nightmare of (BDD) that has permea... View more info

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Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father's Story of Love and Madness

By: Greenberg, Michael

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781590519813

ISBN: 1590519817

Condition: USED


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Brain over Binge: Why I Was Bulimic, Why Conventional Therapy Didn't Work, and H

By: Hansen, Kathryn

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780984481705

ISBN: 0984481702

Condition: USED


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Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy, and Almost Killed M

By: Hilfiger, Amy

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781455567058

ISBN: 1455567051

Condition: USED


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Wasted Updated Edition: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

By: Hornbacher, Maya

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780062327031

ISBN: 0062327038

Condition: USED


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Unquiet Mind

By: Jamison, Kay Redfield

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 7/30/2014

Seller ID: 9780679763307

ISBN: 0679763309

Condition: USED


WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR In her bestselling classic, "An Unquiet Mind, "Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness. Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her into ruinous spending sprees, episodes of violence, and an attempted suicide. Here Ja... View more info

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Girl, Interrupted

By: Kaysen, Susanna

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 4/1/2015

Seller ID: 9780679746041

ISBN: 0679746048

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele--Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charles--as for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford its sanctuary. Kaysen's memoir encompasses horror and razor-edged perception while providing vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers. It is a brilliant evocation of a " par... View more info

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Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery

By: Lipska, Barbara K

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 9781328787309

ISBN: 1328787303

Condition: USED


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Scattershop: My Bipolar Family

By: Lovelace, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/4/2011

Seller ID: 9780525950783

ISBN: 0525950788

Condition: USED


"The Glass Castle" meets "An Unquiet Mind" in a mesmerizing, loving memoir about growing up in a family plagued by bipolar disorder. Four out of the five people in poet David Lovelace's immediate family have experienced bipolar disorder?including David himself. His relationship with the disease began with his artist mother's severe depressions during his boyhood in the 1960s and continued through decades of his preacher father's increasingly eccentric behavior. The family's battle with the disorder reached its apex in 1986, the year that his father, his brother, and David himself were all... View more info

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Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface

By: Manning, Martha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 006251184X

ISBN: 006251184X

Condition: USED


This is the memoir of an ordinary woman--a mother, a daughter, a psychologist, a wife--who tells the tale of her spiraling descent into a severe, debilitating depression. Undercurrents pioneers a new literature about women and depression that offers a vision of action instead of victimhood, hope instead of despair. View more info

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Still Life: A Memoir of Living Fully with Depression

By: Marchenko, Gillian

Price: $5.50

Publisher: 7/23/2016

Seller ID: 9780830843244

ISBN: 0830843248

Condition: USED


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Lithium Jesus: A Memoir of Mania

By: Monroe-Kane, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 8/8/2017

Seller ID: 9780299310004

ISBN: 0299310000

Condition: USED


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Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Ca

By: Nathan, Debbie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FREE PR: 11/16/2013

Seller ID: 9781439168288

ISBN: 1439168288

Condition: USED


Sybil: a name that resonates with legions of obsessed fans who followed the nonfiction blockbuster from 1973. The book rocketed multiple personality disorder into public consciousness and played a major role in having the diagnosis added to the psychiatric bible, "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders." But what do we really know about how Sybil came to be? In her news-breaking book "Sybil Exposed, "journalist Debbie Nathan gives proof that the allegedly true story outlined in the megabestseller was largely fabricated. The actual identity of Sybil (Shirley Mason) has been avail... View more info

Lisa, Bright and Dark

By: Neufeld, John

Price: $1.50

Seller ID: T4387

ISBN: T4387

Condition: USED


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Quiet Room: A Journey Out Of The Torment Of Madness

By: Schiller, Lori/Bennett, Amanda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GRAND CENTRAL PUB MASS MARKET: 4/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780446671330

ISBN: 0446671339

Condition: USED


At seventeen Lori Schiller was the perfect child -- the only daughter of an affluent, close-knit family. Six years later she made her first suicide attempt, then wandered the streets of New York City dressed in ragged clothes, tormenting voices crying out in her mind. Lori Schiller had entered the horrifying world of full-blown schizophrenia. She began an ordeal of hospitalizations, halfway houses, relapses, more suicide attempts, and constant, withering despair. But against all odds, she survived. Now in this personal account, she tells how she did it, taking us not only into her own shattere... View more info