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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
This thoughtful, compassionate book makes a major contribution to our understanding of the Southern Appalachian child -- his mental disorders and his adaptive strengths. Drawing upon his extensive fieldwork as a clinical child psychiatrist in Eastern Kentucky, Dr. Looff suggests means by which these children can be helped to bridge the gap between... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 89.99
The Ethics of Remembering and the Consequences of Forgetting brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address intersections of trauma, history, and memory. Methodologies include personal narrative, auto-ethnography, micro-history, psychosocial studies, critical theory, psychoanalysis, film/art criticism, and historical inquiry.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
A History of the Brain tells the full story of neuroscience, from antiquity to the present day. It describes how we have come to understand the biological nature of the brain, beginning in prehistoric times, and progressing to the twentieth century with the development of Modern Neuroscience. This is the first time a history of the brain has... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99
In this book, contributors explore the deep psychic effects of traumatic experiences and locates those experiences in relation to both historical events and intergenerational transmission of traumatic sequelae of those events. It reveals the effects of trauma on the social fabric of entire groups across generations. more...
- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 18.67
Diese Einführung erschließt die historische Entwicklung der Psychologie über ihre wichtigsten Repräsentanten, Strömungen und Schulen. Leserinnen und Leser erleben das Entstehen psychologischer Fragestellungen, Untersuchungen und Theorien im geschichtlichen Zusammenhang, der besonders Studierenden ein tieferes Verständnis für die Psychologie geben soll.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This is a Classic Edition of David Cohen?s unique collection of interviews with eminent psychologists, first published in 1977. The book presents conversations with thirteen of the world?s great psychologists, who dominated the subject from 1950 to 1980, and who shaped psychology as we know it today. Those interviewed include Burrhus Skinner, Donald... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Psychiatry regularly comes under attack as a way of caring for and controlling the mentally ill. Originally published in 1986, this title explores the history and theory of psychiatry to illuminate current practice at the time, and shows why mental health services had developed in particular ways. The book was invaluable for all those who needed to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Originally published in 1970 this title commemorates the men and ideas that started, inspired and established a pioneer institution in British psychiatry. Based on the impetus of Freudian and related innovations after the First World War, the Tavistock Clinic offered treatment, training and research facilities in the field of neurosis, child guidance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his experience as a physician specialising in nervous and mental... more...