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  • The Work of Daniel Lagacheby Daniel Lagache

    Karnac Books 1992; US$ 53.95

    'There is still much to be said about Lagache the psychoanalyst. As early as 1947, he founded the Library of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology at Presses Universitaires de France, and forty-two volumes have appeared, by French and foreign authors, nine of them works or reprints of articles by Freud. It was here, under the direction of Lagache,... more...

  • Heinz Kohutby Charles Strozier

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 8.99

    An incisive biography of the founder of "self psychology" -- a key movement in American psychology -- and one of the greatest analysts since Freud. Heinz Kohut was at the center of the twentieth-century psychoanalytic movement. After fleeing his native Vienna when the Nazis took power there, he settled in Chicago and worked in its university; within... more...

  • Freud's World: An Encyclopedia of His Life and Timesby Luis Cordón

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Sigmund Freud is one of the most influential 20th-century intellectuals in Europe and the United States. His innovative theories and unprecedented practices are topics worthy of extensive review, but just as fascinating are the events of his life and the origins of his core beliefs. Freud's World: An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times organizes... more...

  • Putnam Campby George Prochnik

    Other Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Winner of the 2007 Gradiva Award An innovative work of biography that traces the lasting impact of the friendship between Sigmund Freud and pioneering American psychologist James Jackson Putnam. In 1909 Sigmund Freud made his only visit to America, which included a trip to "Putnam Camp??the eminent American psychologist James Jackson Putnam's family... more...

  • Finding Jungby Frank N. McMillan; David H. Rosen; Sir Laurens van der Post

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Available electronically in an open-access, full-text edition from the Texas A&M University Libraries' Digital Repository at http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /146844 . Frank N. McMillan Jr., a country boy steeped in the traditional culture of rural Texas, was summoned to a life-long quest for meaning by a dream lion he met in the night.... more...

  • MELANIE KLEINby Phyllis Grosskurth

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.00

    Until recently underestimated in America, Melanie Klein was a leading figure in psychoanalytic circles from the 1920s until her death in 1960. Parent of object-relations theory, she saw the development of children, and of the female in particular, in a way that was both an extension of and a challenge to orthodox Freudian thinking. Now, drawing on... more...

  • Hyperby Timothy Denevi

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.00

    The first book of its kind about what it?s like to be a child with ADHD, Hyper is a ?haunting narrative that explores the world?s most scrutinized childhood condition from the inside out? ( Nature ) that also illuminates the history of how we came to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication... more...

  • A Critical History and Philosophy of Psychologyby Richard T. G. Walsh; Thomas Teo; Angelina Baydala

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 44.00

    Presents a fresh perspective that explores the development of psychology as both a human and a natural science. more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 67.00

    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$ 76.00

    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...