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  • Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japanby Christopher Harding; Iwata Fumiaki; Yoshinaga Shin?ichi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Since the late nineteenth century, religious ideas and practices in Japan have become increasingly intertwined with those associated with mental health and healing. This relationship developed against the backdrop of a far broader, and deeply consequential meeting: between Japan?s long-standing, Chinese-influenced intellectual and institutional forms,... more...

  • Psychology from An Empirical Standpointby Franz Brentano

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Franz Brentano is one of the founding fathers of twentieth century philosophy, celebrated for introducing the concept of intentionality to philosophy as well as making significant contributions to ethics and logic. His work exerted great influence on major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, but also philosophers travelling in the opposite direction,... more...

  • Impromptu Manby Jonathan D. Moreno

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    The untold story of the creative genius behind major 20th-century movements in therapy and theater and his lasting influence 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender and Class in English Asylums, 1890-1914by Louise Hide

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    An unprecedented number of people were sent to 'lunatic asylums' in the nineteenth century. But what was life like inside? How was order maintained? And why were so many doctors on the verge of a breakdown themselves? This book provides a glimpse into the lives of patients and staff inside two London asylums at the turn of the twentieth century. 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...

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume I (Psychology Revivals)by Jean Piaget; Paul Fraisse; Maurice Reuchlin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    First published in English 1968, in this volume Paul Fraisse begins with history, looking at the evolution of experimental psychology, starting with its origins. He then moves on to the establishment of experimental psychology around the world. In the second chapter he discusses the experimental method. In the third chapter Jean Piaget tackles the... more...

  • Nervous Disorders of Men (Psychology Revivals)by Bernard Hollander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    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 1916, looks at ?the numerous nervous illnesses of men, in which the mental factor plays a large part, and which... more...