The Resource Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering, David A. Kessler, MD, (electronic resource)

Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering, David A. Kessler, MD, (electronic resource)

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Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering
Title
Capture
Title remainder
unraveling the mystery of mental suffering
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David A. Kessler, MD
Title variation
Unraveling the mystery of mental suffering
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Language
eng
Summary
Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over the course of these investigations, he identified one underlying mechanism common to a broad range of human suffering. This phenomenon--capture--is the process by which our attention is hijacked and our brains commandeered by forces outside our control. In this book, Dr. Kessler considers some of the most profound questions we face as human beings: What are the origins of mental afflictions, from everyday unhappiness to addiction and depression--and how are they connected? Where does healing and transcendence fit into this realm of emotional experience? Analyzing an array of insights from psychology, medicine, neuroscience, literature, philosophy, and theology, Dr. Kessler deconstructs centuries of thinking, examining the central role of capture in mental illness and questioning traditional labels that have obscured our understanding of it. With a new basis for understanding the phenomenon of capture, he explores the concept through the emotionally resonant stories of both well-known and unknown people caught in its throes. The closer we can come to fully comprehending the nature of capture, Dr. Kessler argues, the better the chance to alleviate its deleterious effects and successfully change our thinking and behaviors. Ultimately, Capture offers insight into how we form thoughts and emotions, manage trauma, and heal. For the first time, we can begin to understand the underpinnings not only of mental illness but also of our everyday worries and anxieties. Capture is an intimate and critical exploration of the most enduring human mystery of all: the mind
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RECBK
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1951-
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Kessler, David A.
Dewey number
616.89
Index
index present
LC call number
RC454
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Recorded Books, Inc
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  • PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Psychology, Pathological
  • Psychiatry
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Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering, David A. Kessler, MD, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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First edition.
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780062388537
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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a29bac35-f8bc-4c79-bdf8-c07bd1816090
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EB00592282
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remote
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(OCoLC)946532422
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Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering, David A. Kessler, MD, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062388537
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a29bac35-f8bc-4c79-bdf8-c07bd1816090
Publisher number
EB00592282
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)946532422

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