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  • Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)by Kenneth Gergen; Mary Gergen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in various ways as life unfolds. Originally published in 1984,... more...

  • Shrinksby Jeffrey A. Lieberman; Ogi Ogas

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    The fascinating story of psychiatry's origins, demise, and redemption, by the former President of the American Psychiatric Association. Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining "lunatics" in cold cells and parading them as freakish marvels before a gaping public. But, as Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, reveals in his extraordinary and... more...

  • The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhismby Radmila Moacanin

    Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism cuts to the heart of two very different yet remarkably similar traditions. The author touches on many of their major ideas: the collective unconscious and karma, archetypes and deities, the analyst and the spiritual friend, and mandalas. Within Tibetan Buddhism she focuses on tantra and relates... more...

  • The Life Cycle of Psychological Ideasby Thomas C. Dalton; Rand B. Evans

    Springer 2003; US$ 169.00

    This book focuses on what other volumes have only touched on, that is the factors that contribute to the rise of certain persons and ideas in the field of psychology. Bringing together noted experts in the field, it describes the process of intellectual reconstructions that determines how we view historical events, and why some ideas die only to be... more...

  • Freudby Peter D. Kramer

    HarperCollins 2006; US$ 10.99

    Often referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis," Sigmund Freud championed the "talking cure" and charted the human unconscious. But though Freud compared himself to Copernicus and Darwin, his history as a physician is problematic. Historians have determined that Freud often misrepresented the course and outcome of his treatments—so that the... more...

  • Despine and the Evolution of Psychologyby Joanne M. McKeown; Catherine G. Fine

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    An annotated edition of a landmark study in the history of psychology, including extensive essays and other critical apparatus that place Antoine Despine's work in its proper historical and scientific context. more...

  • Freud on a Precipiceby Robert Langs

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2009; US$ 69.99

    Freud on a Precipice is an exploration of eight likely early-life traumas experienced by Sigmund Freud and an effort to show how their unconscious processing adversely affected the psychoanalytic theory he forged beginning in the late 1890's. Using a new method to decode key narratives in Freud's opus, Langs makes a compelling argument for the probability... more...

  • Rebels within the Ranksby Katherine Pandora

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 48.00

    This book examines the work of social and personality psychologists in 1930s America. more...

  • Psychology as a Moral Scienceby Svend Brinkmann

    Springer 2010; US$ 149.00

    What does morality have to do with psychology in a value-neutral, postmodern world? According to a provocative new book, everything. Taking exception with current ideas in the mainstream (including cultural, evolutionary, and neuropsychology) as straying from the discipline's ethical foundations, "Psychology as a Moral Science" argues... more...

  • Unfitting Storiesby Valerie Raoul; Connie Canam; Angela D. Henderson; Carla Paterson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 48.95

    Unfitting Stories: Narrative Approaches to Disease, Disability, and Trauma illustrates how stories about ill health and suffering have been produced and received from a variety of perspectives. Bringing together the work of Canadian researchers, health professionals, and people with lived experiences of disease, disability, or trauma, it addresses... more...