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The Resource Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering theory of the mind, David A. Kessler, M.D, (sound recording)

Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering theory of the mind, David A. Kessler, M.D, (sound recording)

Label
Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering theory of the mind
Title
Capture
Title remainder
unraveling the mystery of mental suffering theory of the mind
Statement of responsibility
David A. Kessler, M.D
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this revolutionary and provocative exploration of the history, biology, treatment, and shared experience of mental anguish, the New York Times bestselling author and former FDA Commissioner examines how and why we become the agents of our own suffering and what we can do to change it. His unified theory of the mind--which he terms "capture"--will transform how we understand the unwanted thoughts that trouble all of us.Dr. David A. Kessler has spent the past two decades studying how addictive substances can influence our thoughts and behavior. In Capture, he considers some of the most profound questions we face as human beings: Why do we think and act in ways that are detrimental to our wellbeing? What is the origin of emotional anguish, from everyday unhappiness to mental illness? Is it possible that addiction, depression, anxiety, obsession, bipolar disorder, and even psychosis are somehow manifestations of the same biological mechanism?Informed by the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, Dr. Kessler examines how our minds become "captured," or taken hostage by a physiological process that feels beyond our control. He explores how the phenomenon of capture has been portrayed in literature, philosophy, religion, and art, from Aristotle's belief in the triumph of human virtue to William James' concept of selective attention. Dr. Kessler's theory is brilliantly and compellingly portrayed with stories from a diverse range of afflicted lives: ordinary people, prominent writers such as David Foster Wallace, Franz Kafka, and Anne Sexton, and criminals like Sirhan Sirhan and Ted Kaczynski. On the other side of the spectrum, Dr. Kessler also examines where the mechanism of capture offers the potential for psychological benefit, and may be responsible for experiences of positive change or transcendence.The closer we can come to fully comprehending the nature of capture, Dr. Kessler argues, the better chance we have to alleviate its deleterious effects. Ultimately, Capture offers a unified field theory of the human mind, providing insight into the ways in which experience, memory, emotion, thought, and behavior are inextricably linked, and how we might begin to unwind the processes of the human mind to create meaning and, ultimately, freedom
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1951-
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Kessler, David A.
Dewey number
616.89
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RC454
LC item number
.K47 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Sean Pratt
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Pratt, Sean
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  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Psychology, Pathological
  • Psychiatry
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering theory of the mind, David A. Kessler, M.D, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Bar code
  • 31223120799672
  • 31223120799680
  • 31223120799664
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504697064
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781504697064
Publisher number
ZPbsl0
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)929986869
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering theory of the mind, David A. Kessler, M.D, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Bar code
  • 31223120799672
  • 31223120799680
  • 31223120799664
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504697064
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781504697064
Publisher number
ZPbsl0
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)929986869
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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