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Psychological theory & schools of thought books

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Talking to Brick Walls A Series of Presentations in the Chapel at Sainte-Anne Hospital by Jacques Lacan Talking to Brick Walls A Series of Presentations in the Chapel at Sainte-Anne Hospital

'I've been talking to brick walls,' says Lacan, meaning: 'Neither to you, nor to the Big Other. I'm speaking by myself. And this is precisely what interests you. It's up to you to interpret me. ' These brick walls are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Forced Migration in the History of 20th Century Neuroscience and Psychiatry New Perspectives by Frank W. Stahnisch Forced Migration in the History of 20th Century Neuroscience and Psychiatry New Perspectives

The forced migration of neuroscientists, both during and after the Second World War, is of growing interest to international scholars. Of particular interest is how the long-term migration of scientists and physicians has affected both the academic migrants and their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Migraine and Other Common Neuroses A Psychological Study by F. G. Crookshank Migraine and Other Common Neuroses A Psychological Study

Originally published in 1926, as part of the Psyche Miniatures Medical Series, this title is based on two lectures given to the North-East London Clinical Society and the North-East London Post Graduate College respectively. Francis Graham Crookshank was a British...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology by Nicholas J. L. Brown The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

Since the turn of the 21st century, the field of positive psychology has sought to implement a science of human flourishing so that we may lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It has found expression not only in academic papers but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

A History of Psychology Globalization, Ideas, and Applications by Robert B. Lawson A History of Psychology Globalization, Ideas, and Applications


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation by David E. Zulawski, Douglas E. Wicklander, Shane G. Sturman, L. Wayne Hoover Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation
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Techniques for interview and interrogation have become even more sophisticated and complex in recent years. With all chapters revised and expanded, the third edition of this bestselling book provides the latest information on establishing credibility as well as interpreting verbal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

How we misunderstand economics and why it matters The psychology of bias, distorition and conspiracy by David (Department of Psychology, Ben Gurion University, Israel) Leiser, Zeev (Senior Researcher at the Research Unit, Chi Kril How we misunderstand economics and why it matters The psychology of bias, distorition and conspiracy
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It's easy to ignore the economic forces which shape our lives. Whether it's the policy of central banks, fluctuations in currency exchange rates or the black market economy, these important phenomena play fundamental roles in everyone's lives, and yet few...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

How We Misunderstand Economics and Why it Matters The Psychology of Bias, Distorition and Conspiracy by David Leiser How We Misunderstand Economics and Why it Matters The Psychology of Bias, Distorition and Conspiracy

It's easy to ignore the economic forces which shape our lives. Whether it's the policy of central banks, fluctuations in currency exchange rates or the black market economy, these important phenomena play fundamental roles in everyone's lives, and yet few...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Coming Soon

Psychology in Prisons by Pamela Baldwin Psychology in Prisons

Psychology in Prisons illustrates how a knowledge of psychological principles can lead to a better understanding of the prison environment and the problems that occur within it. The authors show how psychology can be used to increase understanding of prisoners...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Children and Society by Malcolm Hill Children and Society

Provides a comprehensive overview of the issues, research and debates relating to children and the experience of childhood in late twentieth century Britain. This volume will address key issues such as juvenile crime, poverty, child protection and children's rights and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective by Brian D. (Hofstra University, USA) Cox The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective
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This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective by Brian D. (Hofstra University, USA) Cox The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective
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This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Psychology and Morals An Analysis of Character by J. A. Hadfield Psychology and Morals An Analysis of Character

Originally published in 1923, this book had enjoyed constant and wide success, being reprinted fourteen times. In this new and thoroughly revised edition, published in 1964, the author has reconsidered his conclusions in the light of modern psychology of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Geopolitics and Development by Marcus (University of Durham, UK) Power Geopolitics and Development
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The focus of the book is both historical and contemporary, exploring the geopolitical enframing and imagination of development in key historical junctures such as the Cold War, the end of empire and the War on Terror but also examining what...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

In Defense of Schreber Soul Murder and Psychiatry by Zvi Lothane In Defense of Schreber Soul Murder and Psychiatry

In this stunning reappraisal of the celebrated case of Daniel Paul Schreber, Lothane takes the reader on a richly documented tour of all the ingredients that made Schreber's illness a unique psychiatric event. Building outward from a close examination of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Freud and the Imaginative World by Harry, MD Trosman Freud and the Imaginative World
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The current resurgence of interest in the scientific origins of psychoanalysis has overshadowed the artistic and literary models to which Freud had recourse time and again in the development and presentation of his theories. It is this neglected aesthetic wellspring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Philosophies of Qualitative Research by Svend (Professor of Psychology, Department of Communication and Psychology at the University of Aalborg, in Denmark) Brinkmann Philosophies of Qualitative Research
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Philosophies of Qualitative Research helps readers understand, present, and critique the different roles of philosophical paradigms in qualitative research. Author Svend Brinkmann shows how to reflect upon, report, and evaluate the ways in which philosophical positions inform qualitative research as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/11/2017

Psychology and Neoliberalism by Michael Arfken Psychology and Neoliberalism

During the Enlightenment a new idea of the person was conceived which in turn came to have far-reaching effects on the development of liberal democratic theory and political economy. By looking at the psychological theories that were developed to support...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Psychology and Neoliberalism by Michael Arfken Psychology and Neoliberalism

During the Enlightenment a new idea of the person was conceived which in turn came to have far-reaching effects on the development of liberal democratic theory and political economy. By looking at the psychological theories that were developed to support...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

ISE PSYCH PERSPCTVS & CNCTNS by Gregory Feist ISE PSYCH PERSPCTVS & CNCTNS


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece by Yulia Ustinova Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

'Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,' - says Socrates in Plato's Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Evaluating Qualitative Research by Jeasik (Associate Professor, Educational Studies, University of Wyoming) Cho Evaluating Qualitative Research
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Evaluating Qualitative Research explores the theories, practices, and reflections associated with qualitative research. By collating information from websites and qualitative research journals, this book informs readers on a variety of approaches to help them evaluate the quality of qualitative research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2017

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology by Sarah Robins, John Symons, Paco Calvo The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology
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The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology, Second Edition is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

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The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis by Charlotte Wolff The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis

Originally published in 1951, this title looks at the study of the hand in relation to psychological diagnosis. This was at the time a new branch of psychology and the author is keen to point out it must not be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

On the Way to Myself Communications to a Friend by Charlotte Wolff On the Way to Myself Communications to a Friend

Originally published in 1969, Dr Charlotte Wolff was the author of three books of psychology: The Human Hand, A Psychology of Gesture and The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis. This book, though it contains much psychology, is not of the same...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

The Schreber Case Psychoanalytic Profile of A Paranoid Personality by William G. Niederland The Schreber Case Psychoanalytic Profile of A Paranoid Personality

First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Medicalizing counselling Issues and Tensions by Tom Strong Medicalizing counselling Issues and Tensions

This book discusses how counselling, a profession known for diverse and innovative practices, has recently been influenced by scientific, marketplace, and administrative developments corresponding with a medicalized focus on psychiatric diagnoses and related evidence-based treatments. Tensions associated with this medicalized...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/07/2017

Reflections on the Principles of Psychology William James After A Century by Michael G. Johnson Reflections on the Principles of Psychology William James After A Century

This important volume looks back to 1890 and -- 100 years later -- asks some of the same questions William James was asking in his Principles of Psychology. In so doing, it reviews our progress toward their solutions. Among the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

The Ways of the Soul A Psychiatrist Reflects, Essays on Life, Death and Beyond by Andrew Powell The Ways of the Soul A Psychiatrist Reflects, Essays on Life, Death and Beyond


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Psychology in Historical Context Theories and Debates by Richard D. Gross Psychology in Historical Context Theories and Debates

Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, has developed as a unique discipline in its brief history. Whether as it currently takes place, or how it has been conducted over the past 140 years or so since it became recognized...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2017

Mud Lotus Mystic The Poetry and the Practical, Methods of the Inner Journey by Cyrus Bruton Mud Lotus Mystic The Poetry and the Practical, Methods of the Inner Journey


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

Science and Psychology by Trevor Harley Science and Psychology

Science and Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and characteristics of scientific explanation, using examples from a variety of sciences to illuminate the scientific approach taken in psychology. In addition, the authors discuss a range of conceptual issues...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

Psychology in Historical Context Theories and Debates by Richard D. Gross Psychology in Historical Context Theories and Debates

Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, has developed as a unique discipline in its brief history. Whether as it currently takes place, or how it has been conducted over the past 140 years or so since it became recognized...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Science and Psychology by Trevor Harley Science and Psychology

Science and Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and characteristics of scientific explanation, using examples from a variety of sciences to illuminate the scientific approach taken in psychology. In addition, the authors discuss a range of conceptual issues...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Mindfulness by Brandon A. Gaudiano Mindfulness

The editor of this new Routledge collection describes mindfulness as 'the process of bringing attention to the present moment and observing what one is experiencing in an open and non-judgemental fashion'. Although a simple concept in principle, mindfulness is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

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