House and Psychology

Author: Ted Cascio
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 1118114582
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An irresistible look within the mind and behind the hit TV drama, House While House is a smart medical drama and Gregory House faces countless ethical quandaries as a doctor, what makes the show unique is that it's much more deeply rooted in psychology than in medicine. At its core, House is a show about the mind and human behavior. Gregory House is a medical genius and a Sherlock Holmesian figure, but he's also a deeply troubled misanthrope. What's going on inside the brain of this beloved, arrogant, cane-waving curmudgeon that is so appealing? House and Psychology tackles this question and explores the latest findings in brain science research, defines addiction in its many forms, and diagnoses dysfunctional relationships, all using test cases at Princeton-Plainsboro Hospital. Offers a revealing psychological profile of Gregory House and his team Uses the latest psychological theory and research to answer questions ranging from "How does House handle addiction?" to"Why does he act like such a jerk?" Features contributions from a group of world-renowned psychological experts who also happen to love House Essential reading for every House fan, House and Psychology will help you discover the extraordinary mental universe of your favorite brilliant, bombastic, bile-belching doctor of medicine.

House and Philosophy

Author: Henry Jacoby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470730218
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An unauthorized look at the philosophical issues raised by one of today's most popular television shows: House House is one of the top three television dramas on the air, pulling in more than 19 million viewers for each episode. This latest book in the popular Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series takes a deeper look at the characters and issues raised in this Emmy Award-winning medical drama, offering entertaining answers to the fascinating ethical questions viewers have about Dr. Gregory House and his medical team. Henry Jacoby (Goldsboro, NC) teaches philosophy at East Carolina University. He has published articles primarily on the philosophy of mind and was a contributor to South Park and Philosophy (978-1-4051-6160-2).

House M D

Author: Ian Jackman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062026844
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The first authorized companion to the Emmy Award-winning medical drama House, M.D., starring Hugh Laurie, House M.D: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama features full backstage access to the cast and crew of the popular television series, with an Introduction by Hugh Laurie.

Chasing Zebras

Author: Barbara Barnett
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 1554908094
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"I look for zebras because other doctors have ruled out all the horses."--Dr. Gregory House Medical students are taught that when they hear hoofbeats, they should think horses, not zebras, but Dr. House's unique talent of diagnosing unusual illnesses has made House, M.D. one of the most popular and fascinating series on television. In "Chasing Zebras: The Unofficial Guide to House," M.D., Barbara Barnett, widely considered a leading House expert, takes fans deep into the heart of the show's central character and his world, examining the way this medical Sherlock Holmes's.

The Medical Science of House M D

Author: Andrew Holtz
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780425212301
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Provides an informative study of the real-life medical science behind the diagnostic mysteries presented on House, M.D., revealing how medical sleuths actually work and how they follow symptoms to their source while examining each case in detail. Original.

Mark Z Danielewski s House of Leaves

Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375420525
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A family relocates to a small house on Ash Tree Lane and discovers that the inside of their new home seems to be without boundaries

House M D vs Reality

Author: Andrew Holtz
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110147873X
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Solve the puzzles of TV's smartest doctor. Brilliant diagnostician Gregory House solves puzzles every day-using not just his vast medical knowledge but his razor-sharp instincts about human behavior. This new volume explores some of the questions raised by the hit TV drama-and does the detective work to get the answers. For any fascinated fan, it's a compelling journey into the real-world medicine behind the captivating cases of Dr. House.

Enlightenment Now

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0525427570
Format: PDF, ePub
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An assessment of the human condition in the twenty-first century presents data demonstrating that life quality, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise throughout the world because of the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.

The House That Hugh Laurie Built

Author: Paul Challen
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 1554903084
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At the centre of the critically acclaimed Fox drama House, British actor Hugh Laurie has become the focus of fans across North America, Britain, and Australia. Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series, honoured by the Queen with an Order of the British Empire, and one of People's Sexiest Men Alive, Laurie has become an icon. But who is the man behind the cane and acerbic wit' A musician' A motorcyclist' A comedian' Laurie is all these things and more. This biography aims to shed light on his childhood struggles to live up to his mother's high demands and emulate his father's accomplishments as a doctor and an Olympic gold medalist; his education at the prestigious academies of Eton and Cambridge; his comedic career with Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, and Rowan Atkinson; his own personal struggle with depression; and how he came to be the best'loved curmudgeon on television. Interviews with creator and executive producer David Shore will reveal the Canadian connection to this truly global show and how a Canuck from London, Ontario, made the move to Hollywood stardom. The House That Hugh Laurie Built will also serve as a magnifying glass, providing episode analysis, cast biographies, selections of Dr. House's caustic wit, and production bloopers and medical mistakes that only a sleuth like Dr. House could expose.

Soul without Shame

Author: Byron Brown
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834825325
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Whether we call it the inner critic, superego, or just plain nag, most of us have a "judge within" who's constantly on our case. A comprehensive guide to understanding how the inner critic works, this book offers practical, positive suggestions for breaking free of it. Using straightforward language and examples from everyday life, Byron Brown shows: Where the inner judge came from How it operates Why it trips us up Why we believe we need it How to develop awareness of it How to disengage from it The "soul qualities" we can develop to weaken its influence Each chapter begins with an episode of the "Frank and Sue story," dramatically illustrating how the inner critic works; each chapter ends with a simple exercise designed to help the reader move along the path of self-discovery.