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- Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 34.99
What part does racial difference play in psychoanalysis? What can be learned when considering this question from a postcolonial perspective? In this subtle and commanding analysis, Celia Brickman explores how the colonialist racial discourse of late-nineteenth-century anthropology found its way into Freud´s work, where it came to play a covert but... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 163.00
In these three volumes, a team of scholars provides a thoughtful history of abnormal psychology, demonstrating how concepts regarding disordered mental states, their causes, and their treatments developed and evolved across the ages. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 8.99
One of The Economist ?s 2011 Books of the Year A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011 Well before the 1960s, a sexual revolution was under way in America, led by expatriated European thinkers who saw a vast country ripe for liberation. In Adventures in the Orgasmatron , Christopher Turner tells the revolution?s story?an illuminating,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available
The story of the sexual revolution that brought Freud?s couch to the explosion of the 60s, and the left-field pioneer Wilhelm Reich who made it all happen. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
From August 29 to September 21, 1909, Sigmund Freud visited the United States, where he gave five lectures at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. This volume brings together a stunning gallery of leading historians of psychoanalysis and of American culture to consider the broad history of psychoanalysis in America and to reflect on what... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 40.00
A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind?our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions?and how mind and brain relate to art. At the turn of the century, Vienna was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
Depression has become the most frequently diagnosed chronic mental illness, and is a disability encountered almost daily by mental health professionals of all trades. "Major Depression" is a medical disease, which some would argue has reached epidemic proportions in contemporary society, and it affects our bodies and brains just like any other disease.... more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 101.00
This volume summarizes the significant events and processes of the half-century following World War II. Most of this history is written by clinicians who were central figures in it. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
From Freud to Zoloft, the first comprehensive history of American Psychotherapy Fifty percent of Americans will undergo some form of psychotherapy in their lifetimes, but the origins of the field are rarely known to patients. Yet the story of psychotherapy in America brims with colorful characters, intriguing experimental treatments, and intense... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.99
Amputated Souls explores the subject of psychiatry and psychiatric practices and the assault upon human rights and human freedom constituted by these practices, tracing the history of lobotomy, ECT and antipsychotic drugs, and their use, from 1935 to the present day. more...