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The Trade Division publishes a distinguished list of psychology titles in both hardcover and paperback. Prestigious authors in the field include psychiatrists Dennis S. Charney, M.D., and Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.; neurologist Alice Flaherty; and Daniel Schacter, chair of the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. Prize–winning journalists David Marcus and Greg Critser present provocative examinations of public health issues. And Houghton Mifflin is proud to publish leaders in the field of natural medicine and patient advocacy such as Andrew Weil, M.D. Please browse our recent catalogs for titles also of interest and coming soon.


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What It Takes to Pull Me Through
What It Takes to Pull Me Through:  Why Teenagers Get in Trouble and How Four of Them Got Out
by David L. Marcus

"One of the most revealing insights in this wonderful book is how familiar these troubled kids are to us. It shows just how thin the line is between the world of the normal adolescent and those who are fighting for their emotional health." — Daniel J. Kindlon, professor of psychology, Harvard School of Public Health, and coauthor of Raising Cain

David L. Marcus is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and contributing editor at U.S. News and World Report

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The Peace of Mind Prescription
The Peace of Mind Prescription:  An Authoritative Guide to Finding the Most Effective Treatment for Anxiety and Depression
by Dennis S. Charney, M.D., and Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., with Stephen Braun

"This book offers critical information needed to get the best treatment possible, in language we can all understand." — Lydia Lewis, president, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Dennis S. Charney, M.D., is director of clinical research at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., is the chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University's School of Medicine, Atlanta.

Paperback forthcoming in January 2006

The Midnight Disease
The Midnight Disease:  The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain
by Alice W. Flaherty

"An original, fascinating, and beautifully written reckoning . . . of that great human passion: to write." — Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and author of An Unquiet Mind

Alice W. Flaherty is a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and teaches at Harvard Medical School.

The Seven Sins of Memory
The Seven Sins of Memory:  How the Mind Forgets and Remembers
by Daniel L. Schacter

"You could hardly ask for a more knowledgeable interpreter of the scientific literature." — New York Times Book Review

Daniel L. Schacter is a professor and the chair of the Department of Psychology at Harvard University.


Andrew Weil, M.D.



Coming Soon

Generation Rx:  How Prescription Drugs Are Transforming American Lives, Minds, and Bodies
by Greg Critser
This new book by the author of Fat Land exposes the shocking impact of today's pill culture on our bodies.
Hardcover forthcoming in October 2005

Lincoln's Melancholy:  How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness
by Joshua Wolf Shenk
A myth-shattering work of interpretive history that chronicles how Abraham Lincoln's depression helped him achieve greatness.
Hardcover forthcoming in September 2005


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