books about: delusions
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box
Since its original publication in 2000, Leadership and Self-Deception has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. Its sales continue to increase year after year, and the book’s popularity has gone global, with editions now available in over twenty languages. Through a story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges on the job and in his family, the authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations ...
The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition--with a new Introduction by the Author
Oxford University Press, USA
Richard Dawkins' brilliant reformulation of the theory of natural selection has the rare distinction of having provoked as much excitement and interest outside the scientific community as within it. His theories have helped change the whole nature of the study of social biology, and have forced thousands of readers to rethink their beliefs about life. In his internationally bestselling, now classic volume, The Selfish Gene , Dawkins ...
Delusion in Death
It was just another after-work happy hour at a bar downtown—until the madness descended. And after twelve minutes of chaos and violence, more than eighty people lay dead. Lieutenant Eve Dallas is trying to sort out the inexplicable events. Surviving witnesses talk about seeing things—monsters and swarms of bees. They describe sudden, overwhelming feelings of fear and rage and paranoia. When forensics makes its report, the mass ...
Edge Play X
Delusion Press, 2010
When a dominatrix named X is kidnapped by a man with CIA credentials, she is given a choice: dominate a billionaire named Terry Compton or suffer the consequences. But there are a few things that she should know. The CIA has reason to believe that Compton has been funding the movement of artillery through the Middle East. And another thing, there's a possibility that Compton murdered his last dominatrix, a CIA agent. Edge Play X starts simply ...
The God Delusion
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008
A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the major arguments for ...
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith , Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos. With eloquent clarity, Hitchens frames the argument ...
Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing? Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines may see shimmering arcs of light or tiny, Lilliputian figures of animals and people. People with failing ...
Housetop Publishers, 2012
Are unseen spiritual forces actually at work in your life, affecting your destiny? It's an intriguing question that confronts us all and begins to haunt Owen Edmonds. Literally. By March of Owen's senior year, eleven students at Lincoln Forest High School have committed suicide. Amid the media frenzy and fanatical onlookers, Owen remains levelheaded - that is until he encounters his own near death experience and wakes to a distressing new ...
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
The frequently quoted classic exposition of the madness and folly of "popular opinion". Extensive discussion about history's most infamous speculative investment bubbles - the Tulipmania, the South Sea Bubble, and more. Additional coverage and debunking of delusions including alchemy, witch-hunts, The Crusades and duels. Present day writers on economics, such as Andrew Tobias, laud the chapters on economic bubbles.
Optical Delusions in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery Series #2)
Corvallis Press, 2011
For a limited time, book 1 in the award-winning Deadwood Mystery Series, NEARLY DEPARTED IN DEADWOOD , is on sale; and book 3, DEAD CASE IN DEADWOOD is priced low. Grab all three books in the ongoing Deadwood Mystery series now! ____________________________________________________________________ Praise for OPTICAL DELUSIONS IN DEADWOOD ... "What a voice! Hilarious, original, and genuinely wonderful. This fresh and feisty ...
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
Experience the Transformational Power of Buddhism’s Psychology of the Heart with Bestselling Author Jack Kornfield You have within you unlimited capacities for extraordinary love, for joy, for communion with life, and for unshakable freedom—and here is how to awaken them. In The Wise Heart , celebrated author and psychologist Jack Kornfield offers the most accessible, comprehensive, and illuminating guide to Buddhist psychology ever ...
First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, Third Edition (First Aid Series)
A high-yield insider's guide to the psychiatry clerkship in the super-effective First Aid format 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW (of previous edition) "This is probably the best overall review book for medical students doing a psychiatry rotation. Its organization and thoroughness are unsurpassed, putting it above similar review books. Students who thoroughly read this book should have no trouble successfully completing their psychiatry clerkship ...
Diagnosis Made Easier: Principles and Techniques for Mental Health Clinicians
James Morrison MD
The Guilford Press
This authoritative, user-friendly book offers a complete introduction to the art and science of mental health diagnosis. Meeting a key need for students and novice clinicians, James Morrison, the author of the bestselling DSM-IV Made Easy , systematically takes the reader through every step of the process. He provides clear-cut principles and decision trees for evaluating information from a variety of sources and for constructing a valid ...
Quick Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-IV-TR
American Psychiatric Association
Amer Psychiatric Pub
The Quick Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR® is a handy, low priced companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-IV-TR® . It includes all the diagnostic criteria from DSM-IV-TR® in an easy-to-use, paperback format. In making DSM-IV diagnosis, clinicians and researchers may find it convenient to consult the Quick Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR® , a pocket sized book that contains the ...
I'm Too Young To Be Seventy: And Other Delusions
The beloved bestselling author of Forever Fifty and Suddenly Sixty tackles the ins and outs of becoming a septuagenarian with her usual wry good humor.
Delusions of Grandeur
Jason Najum, 2013
“Reads almost like a poem . . . An earnest, soulful book about the world’s woes.” — Kirkus Reviews A book that asks the big questions facing today's generation DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR is part dark and humorous memoir, part relentless cultural critique. How can a people who have so much still feel dissatisfied? How does an educated but jaded society reconcile what they know with what they see happening around them? These and other big ...
Kit Publishing, 2010
What pulses surge through the heart that lays beneath the mundane frocks of the office mouse? Jenny, whose literary aspirations suffocate in the corner cubicle of a large city publisher, is innocently deluded by a chance trail of love left by a phantom author. The trail of delusion tears at her cloistered life extracting her dreams and when she emerges from her musty chrysalis to confront the author, it costs her, her job and sanity, but ...
Alisa thought abortion would be the end of it ... before Missy returned. Evan Palmer talks about his new novel: “ 'Oaklane Woods' is a novel of ideas, love and spirits that emerged from a powerful image of a young girl, alone, sitting on an immense dark rock deep in a mysterious urban park. In appearance, she was not unlike the Little Mermaid of Copenhagen harbour but transported to a North American setting - the fictional Ontario city of ...
Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery
The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern day science that will radically change the way we view what is possible. In Science Set Free (originally published to acclaim in the UK as The Science Delusion ), Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows the ways in which science is being constricted by assumptions that have, over the ...
Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception
Abraham J Twerski M.D.
Addictive thought is inherently self-deceptive, yet offers a superficial logic that can be misleading to the addict as well as to the addict's family members. Abnormal thinking in addiction was originally recognized by members of Alcoholics Anonymous, who coined the term "stinking thinking." Addictive thinking often appears rational, but only on a superficial level. Addicts, as well as their family members, are easily seduced by the ...
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