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The Man Who Couldn't Stop

The Man Who Couldn't Stop( )
Author: Adam, David
ISBN:978-0-374-22395-3
Publication Date:Jan 2015
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Sarah Crichton Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

An intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us, and living with obsessive compulsive disorder

Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this captivating fusion of science, history, and personal memoir, David Adam explores the weird thoughts that exist within every mind, and how they drive millions of us toward obsession and compulsion.

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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / Compulsive Behavior
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.76 x 8.61 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds
Author Biography
Adam, David (Author)
David Adam is the auhtor of The Man Who Couldn't Stop which is a fianalist for the $53,000 prize for the 2015 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. This is the only major international prize that celebrates science-writing for a non-specialist audience.

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