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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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    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$ 115.00

    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...

  • Masters of Bedlamby Andrew Scull; Charlotte MacKenzie; Nicholas Hervey

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Through an examination of the fascinating lives and careers of a series of nineteenth-century "mad-doctors," Masters of Bedlam provides a unique perspective on the creation of the modern profession of psychiatry, taking us from the secret and shady practices of the trade in lunacy, through the utopian expectations that were aroused by the lunacy... more...

  • Beyond the Unconsciousby Mark S. Micale

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 68.50

    Henri F. Ellenberger, the Swiss medical historian, is best remembered today as the author of The Discovery of the Unconscious (1970), a brilliant, encyclopedic study of psychiatric theory and therapy from primitive times to the mid-twentieth century. However, in addition to this well-known work, Ellenberger has written over thirty essays in the... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    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 women, in which the mental factor plays a large part, and... more...

  • Phantom Narrativesby Samuel Kimbles

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    Cultural attitudes operate unconsciously, affecting our own self-perception as well as the way we perceive others. In Phantom Narratives: The Unseen Contributions of Culture to Psyche , Samuel Kimbles argues that it is imperative for a society to question its cultural complexes in order to fully engage its problems. more...