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  • The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconsciousby Sigmund Freud; Joyce Crick; John Carey

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 13.99

    Why do we laugh? The answer, argued Freud in this groundbreaking study of humor, is that jokes, like dreams, satisfy our unconscious desires. The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious explains how jokes provide immense pleasure by releasing us from our inhibitions and allowing us to express sexual, aggressive, playful, or cynical instincts that... more...

  • Hungry for Ecstasyby Sharon Klayman Farber

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 99.99

    Hungry for Ecstasy: Trauma, the Brain, and the Influence of the Sixties by Sharon Klayman Farber explores the hunger for ecstatic experience that can lead people down the road to self-destruction, in an attempt to help mental health professionals and concerned individuals understand and identify the phenomenon and ultimately intervene with patients,... more...

  • The Gender Vendorsby A. L. Jones

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Among numerous ancient Western tropes about gender and procreation, "the seed and the soil" is arguably the oldest, most potent, and most invisible in its apparent naturalness. In Gender Vendors: Sex and Lies from Abraham to Freud, Al Jones de-naturalizes the proto-theory of ?seed-and-soil? procreation and deconstructs its contemporary legacy.... more...

  • Carl Rogersby Brian Thorne; Pete Sanders

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 49.00

    As founder of the person-centred approach, Carl Rogers (1902-1987) is arguably the most influential psychologist and psychotherapist of the 20th century. This book provides unique insights into his life and a clear explanation of his major theoretical ideas. more...

  • Shrinksby Jeffrey A. Lieberman; Ogi Ogas

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; US$ 13.49

    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...

  • Human Goodnessby Salman Akhtar; Salman Akhtar; Lawrence Blum; Jodi Brown; Elio Frattaroli; Beth J. Seelig; Shahrzad Siassi; Andrew Smolar; Ann G. Smolen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    Each human heart possesses positive attributes such as altruism, kindness, concern, gratitude, and forgiveness. Human Goodness explores the origins of these traits through the use of clinical vignettes to help mental health professionals see their clients in refreshingly new ways. more...

  • History and Philosophy of Psychologyby Man Cheung Chung; Michael E. Hyland

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95

    History and Philosophy of Psychology is a lively introduction to the historical development of psychology. Its distinct inclusion of ideas from both Eastern and Western philosophies offers students a uniquely broad view of human psychology. Whilst covering all the major landmarks in the history of psychology, the text also provides students with... more...

  • Cult Fictionsby Sonu Shamdasani

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 40.95

    Controversial claims that C.G. Jung, founder of analytical psychology, was a charlatan and a self-appointed demi-god have recently brought his legacy under renewed scrutiny. The basis of the attack on Jung is a previously unknown text, said to be Jung's inaugural address at the founding of his 'cult', otherwise known as the Psychological Club, in... more...

  • History of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS)by Mark R. Rosenzweig; Wayne H. Holtzman; Michel Sabourin; David Belanger

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 95.00

    This book describes the present status and the history of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) -- the most representative international psychological body. The IUPsyS includes national psychological associations from 66 countries, with more joining every year, and it has formal relations with the United Nations, UNESCO, the World... more...

  • Psychology at the Turn of the Millennium, Volume 1by Lars Backman; Claes von Hofsten

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00

    These two volumes represent the cutting edge of contemporary theory and research in psychological science. Based on the keynote and state-of-the-art lectures from the 27th International Congress of Psychology, the volumes feature a collection of chapters written by international leaders in psychological scholarship. The chapters reflect the diversity... more...