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The last self-help book you'll ever need : repress your anger, think negatively, be a good blamer, and throttle your inner child

Author: Paul Pearsall
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Characterizing many tenets of self-help books as unrealistic and short term, the author offers strategies for coping with grief, guilt, depression, and anxiety that focuses on long-term well being.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Pearsall
ISBN: 0465054862 9780465054862 9780465054879 0465054870
OCLC Number: 57531520
Description: x, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Self-help needs our help --
The facts of life? --
Savoring your own good life --
Developing a contrarian consciousness --
Love lies and why we believe them --
Committed to a family asylum --
A lively livelihood --
Escape from health hysteria --
Overcoming the burden of youth --
Healthy dying and good grieving.
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The bestselling author of "The Pleasure Prescription" shows why pop psychology's most beloved bromides are wrong, and offers heartening, scientific strategies for coping through healthy denial,  Read more...

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"[A] series of intelligent and often hilarious assaults on the premises and practices of what Pearsall calls the sex establishment or 'sex syndicate.' Pearsall's book is carefully researched and Read more...

 
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