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  • 50 Psychology Classicsby Tom Butler-Bowdon

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95

    50 Psychology Classics is a thinking person's guide to popular psychology. In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and over a century in time, it explores important contemporary writings such as Gladwell's Blink and Seligman's Authentic Happiness as well as wisdom from key figures in psychology's development. Includes commentaries,... more...

  • A History of Psychology in Western Civilizationby Bruce K. Alexander; Curtis P. Shelton

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    A fresh and radical analysis of psychology's scholarly roots and its potential for the future. more...

  • Masters of Bedlamby Andrew Scull; Charlotte MacKenzie; Nicholas Hervey

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Through an examination of the fascinating lives and careers of a series of nineteenth-century "mad-doctors," Masters of Bedlam provides a unique perspective on the creation of the modern profession of psychiatry, taking us from the secret and shady practices of the trade in lunacy, through the utopian expectations that were aroused by the lunacy... more...

  • Beyond the Unconsciousby Mark S. Micale

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 68.50

    Henri F. Ellenberger, the Swiss medical historian, is best remembered today as the author of The Discovery of the Unconscious (1970), a brilliant, encyclopedic study of psychiatric theory and therapy from primitive times to the mid-twentieth century. However, in addition to this well-known work, Ellenberger has written over thirty essays in the... more...

  • Hyperby Timothy Denevi

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it?s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age... more...

  • Hyperby Timothy Denevi

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it?s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age... more...

  • Hyperby Timothy Denevi

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 26.00

    The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it?s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age... more...

  • Key Thinkers in Psychologyby Rom Harre

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 59.00

    `This is a highly enjoyable, erudite and beautifully written manuscript. It conveys a rare depth of understanding and ability to strike at the core debates. The lively style, concentration on the biopic, use of text features such as links between names, and formal division of each sub-section will all appeal.? I have taught History of Psychology for... more...

  • History of Psychology in Autobiographyby Leendert P. Mos

    Springer 2009; US$ 199.00

    Since the 17th century, autobiography has an honorable place in the study of history. In 1930, the preeminent historian of psychology, Edwin Boring, writes that a science separated from its history lacks direction and promises a future of uncertain importance. This book considers an alternative history of psychology in autobiography. more...

  • Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages [3 volumes]by Ph.D. Thomas G. Plante

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 163.00

    Compiling current thought from some of the best minds in the field, Abnormal Psychology across the Ages provides essays that reflect on multiple dimensions of abnormal behavior. These experts present biological, psychological, social, cultural, and supernatural perspectives throughout human history on a range of disorders, as well as the global influences... more...