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  • The Myth of Mental Illnessby Thomas S. Szasz

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    50th Anniversary Edition With a New Preface and Two Bonus Essays The most influential critique of psychiatry ever written, Thomas Szasz's classic book revolutionized thinking about the nature of the psychiatric profession and the moral implications of its practices. By diagnosing unwanted behavior as mental illness, psychiatrists, Szasz argues, absolve... more...

  • Search For The Real Selfby James F. Masterson

    Free Press 2011; Not Available

    Personality disorders?borderline, narcissistic, and schizoid?have become the classic psychological disorders of our age. Outwardly successful, charming and powerful, personality-disordered individuals have long confounded their colleagues, family, lovers and employees?as well as mental health professionals. The author helps the reader understand them.... more...

  • Search For The Real Selfby James F. Masterson

    Free Press 2011; Not Available

    Personality disorders?borderline, narcissistic, and schizoid?have become the classic psychological disorders of our age. Outwardly successful, charming and powerful, personality-disordered individuals have long confounded their colleagues, family, lovers and employees?as well as mental health professionals. The author helps the reader understand them.... more...

  • The Myth of Mental Illnessby Thomas S. Szasz

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    50th Anniversary Edition With a New Preface and Two Bonus Essays The most influential critique of psychiatry ever written, Thomas Szasz's classic book revolutionized thinking about the nature of the psychiatric profession and the moral implications of its practices. By diagnosing unwanted behavior as mental illness, psychiatrists, Szasz argues, absolve... more...

  • Behind the Gates of Gomorrahby Stephen Seager

    Gallery Books 2014; US$ 26.00

    A darker twist on Orange is the New Black , this true insider's account delivers an eye-opening look into the nation?s largest state-run forensic hospital, a facility that houses the real-life Hannibal Lecters of the world. Psychiatrist Stephen Seager was no stranger to locked psych wards when he accepted a job at California?s Gorman State hospital,... more...

  • Family Healingby Salvador Minuchin; Michael P. Nichols

    Free Press 1998; Not Available

    At the center of people?s lives is the family, which can be and should be a haven from the harshness of the outside world. Unfortunately, the source of people?s greatest hope for happiness often turns out to be the source of their worst disappointments. Now, the family therapist, Salvador Minuchin unravels the knots of family dynamics against the background... more...

  • 9 Highland Roadby Michael Winerip

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    Before Julie Callahan came to the house at 9 Highland Road in Glen Cove, New York, she had spent a good part of her young life in mental hospitals, her mental and emotional coherence nearly destroyed by a childhood of sexual abuse. Fred Grasso, a schizophrenic, had lived in a filthy single-room occupancy hotel. At 9 Highland Road they and their housemates... more...

  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hatby Oliver Sacks

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 9.78

    A million-copy bestseller by the twentieth century's greatest neurologist more...

  • Readings in Clinical Psychologyby R. D. Savage

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Readings in Clinical Psychology illustrates the development of reliable and valid measures of behavior, and the skillful, expert use of modern statistical techniques for the analysis of data. These readings stress the importance of experimental and academic psychology as the basis of clinical psychology, and the need for behavioral research. This... more...

  • Research and Experiment in Stutteringby H. R. Beech; Fay Fransella; H. J. Eysenck

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Research and Experiment in Stuttering presents the phenomena and characteristics of stuttering. This book describes the types of stuttering that may appear in many different psychological and physical settings. Organized into seven chapters, this book starts with a discussion of the definition of stuttering, which usually refers to particular forms... more...