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- Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 34.99
What part does racial difference play in psychoanalysis? What can be learned when considering this question from a postcolonial perspective? In this subtle and commanding analysis, Celia Brickman explores how the colonialist racial discourse of late-nineteenth-century anthropology found its way into Freud´s work, where it came to play a covert but... 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 1916 deals with "the nervous defects of children, and the various forms and degrees of mental and moral deficiency... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 163.00
In these three volumes, a team of scholars provides a thoughtful history of abnormal psychology, demonstrating how concepts regarding disordered mental states, their causes, and their treatments developed and evolved across the ages. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 8.99
One of The Economist ?s 2011 Books of the Year A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011 Well before the 1960s, a sexual revolution was under way in America, led by expatriated European thinkers who saw a vast country ripe for liberation. In Adventures in the Orgasmatron , Christopher Turner tells the revolution?s story?an illuminating,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available
The story of the sexual revolution that brought Freud?s couch to the explosion of the 60s, and the left-field pioneer Wilhelm Reich who made it all happen. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
From August 29 to September 21, 1909, Sigmund Freud visited the United States, where he gave five lectures at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. This volume brings together a stunning gallery of leading historians of psychoanalysis and of American culture to consider the broad history of psychoanalysis in America and to reflect on what... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 40.00
A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind?our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions?and how mind and brain relate to art. At the turn of the century, Vienna was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Depression has become the most frequently diagnosed chronic mental illness, and is a disability encountered almost daily by mental health professionals of all trades. "Major Depression" is a medical disease, which some would argue has reached epidemic proportions in contemporary society, and it affects our bodies and brains just like any other disease.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 16.40
Contrary to popular belief, LSD is much more connected to Britain than it is to the USA. This engaging book looks at the use of LSD in British society, from its arrival in 1952 to the present day. It provides a hidden history of a controversial drug and how it permeated British culture. more...