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The myth of normal : trauma, illness, and healing in a toxic culture / Gabor Maté, with Daniel Maté.

Maté, Gabor,(author.).
Maté, Daniel,(author.).

Available copies

  • 13 of 26 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

9 current holds with 26 total copies.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 362.1 MATÉ (Text) 39391007125378 Nonfiction Checked out 12/05/2022
Knightstown PL - Knightstown 362.1 Mat (Text) 36334000017945 Non-Fiction Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 362.1 MAT (Text) 36825000968139 Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 362.1 MAT (Text) 37323005627321 NEW-BKS Checked out 12/28/2022
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 362.1 MATÉ (Text) 39206021811292 New Materials In process -
Peru PL - Peru 362.1 MATE G (Text) 53069000624297 NEW BOOK Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 362.1 Mate (Text) 31208913326700 new non-fiction Checked out 12/16/2022
Porter County PL - Hebron Public Library 362.1 MATE NEW (Text) 33410018231458 Adult Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Porter County PL - Valparaiso Public Library 362.1 MATE NEW (Text) 33410018231466 Adult Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Princeton PL - Princeton 362.1 Mat (Text) 30890000812097 New Adult Non-Fiction Upper level Checked out 12/20/2022
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593083888
  • ISBN: 0593083881
  • Physical Description: 562 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avery, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [503]-545) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why normal is a myth (and why that matters) -- Our Interconnected nature -- The distortion of human development -- Rethinking abnormal: afflictions as adaptations -- The toxicities of our culture -- Pathways to wholeness.
Summary, etc.:
"In this revolutionary book, renowned physician Gabor Maté eloquently dissects how in Western countries that pride themselves on their healthcare systems, chronic illness and general ill health are on the rise. Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug; more than half take two. In Canada, every fifth person has high blood pressure. In Europe, hypertension is diagnosed in more than 30 percent of the population. And everywhere, adolescent mental illness is on the rise. So what isreally "normal" when it comes to health?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Health > Social aspects.
Diseases > Social aspects.
Social medicine.
Civilization, Modern > 21st century > Health aspects.

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