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  • Putnam Campby George Prochnik

    Other Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Winner of the 2007 Gradiva Award An innovative work of biography that traces the lasting impact of the friendship between Sigmund Freud and pioneering American psychologist James Jackson Putnam. In 1909 Sigmund Freud made his only visit to America, which included a trip to "Putnam Camp”–the eminent American psychologist James Jackson Putnam's family... more...

  • Finding Jungby Frank N. McMillan; David H. Rosen; Sir Laurens van der Post

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; Not Available

    Available electronically in an open-access, full-text edition from the Texas A&M University Libraries' Digital Repository at http://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/146844 . Frank N. McMillan Jr., a country boy steeped in the traditional culture of rural Texas, was summoned to a life-long quest for meaning by a dream lion he met... more...

  • MELANIE KLEINby Phyllis Grosskurth

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.00

    Until recently underestimated in America, Melanie Klein was a leading figure in psychoanalytic circles from the 1920s until her death in 1960. Parent of object-relations theory, she saw the development of children, and of the female in particular, in a way that was both an extension of and a challenge to orthodox Freudian thinking. Now, drawing on... more...

  • Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages [3 volumes]by Thomas Plante

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 163.00

    Compiling current thought from some of the best minds in the field, Abnormal Psychology across the Ages provides essays that reflect on multiple dimensions of abnormal behavior. These experts present biological, psychological, social, cultural, and supernatural perspectives throughout human history on a range of disorders, as well as the global... more...

  • Hyperby Timothy Denevi

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 11.99

    The first book of its kind about what it’s like to be a child with ADHD, Hyper is a “haunting narrative that explores the world’s most scrutinized childhood condition from the inside out” ( Nature ) that also illuminates the history of how we came to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication... more...

  • A Critical History and Philosophy of Psychologyby Richard T. G. Walsh; Thomas Teo; Angelina Baydala

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 49.00

    Presents a fresh perspective that explores the development of psychology as both a human and a natural science. more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 67.00 US$ 60.97

    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$ 76.00 US$ 69.16

    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...

  • The Troubled Conscience and the Insane Mind (Psychology Revivals)by Charles Blondel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Originally published in 1928 in the Psyche Miniatures Medical Series , this title was an attempt to bring to the attention of British psychologists and psychiatrists some aspects of the work and thought of French psychologist Charles Blondel. Well known abroad but little known in England at the time, he was professor of Psychology at the University... more...

  • Sigmund Freud's Missionby Erich Fromm

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    Renowned psychoanalyst Erich Fromm examines the creator of psychoanalysis and his followers With his creation of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud redefined how people relate to themselves and to the larger world. In  Sigmund Freud’s Mission , Freud scholar and psychoanalyst Erich Fromm demonstrates how Freud’s life experiences shaped his creation... more...