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  • Machiavelli: Bullet Guidesby Robert Anderson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 11.26

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  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

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

  • Not Even Wrongby Paul Collins

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 8.99

    In Not Even Wrong , Paul Collins melds a memoir of his son's autism with a journey into this realm of permanent outsiders. Examining forgotten geniuses and obscure medical archives, and beginning to see why he himself has spent a lifetime researching talented eccentrics, Collins shows how these stories are relevant and even necessary to shed light... more...

  • From Asylum to Communityby Gerald N. Grob

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    The distinguished historian of medicine Gerald Grob analyzes the post-World War II policy shift that moved many severely mentally ill patients from large state hospitals to nursing homes, families, and subsidized hotel rooms--and also, most disastrously, to the streets. On the eve of the war, public mental hospitals were the chief element in the American... more...

  • The Asylum as Utopia (Psychology Revivals)by Andrew Scull

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be , first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical author of the horrors of the traditional madhouse system. Its powerful and ideologically resonant description of the contrasting virtues... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...