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Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
by Robert Whitaker
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Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought
Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought
by Stephen A Mitchell
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Freuds concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation over... (read more)

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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century
Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century
by Lauren Slater
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Beginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, she takes us from a deep empathy with Stanley Milgram's obedience subjects to a funny and disturbing re-creation of an experiment questioning the validity of psychiatric diagnosis... (read more)

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Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-Of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, Dsm-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinar
Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-Of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, Dsm-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinar
by Allen Frances
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“Authoritative. ... Valuable. ... This is a detailed, nicely constructed account by a highly qualified and well-connected psychiatrist with intimate knowledge of the process. The book is clearly written and surprisingly easy reading.” The... (read more)

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Forty Studies That Changed Psychology: Explorations Into the History of Psychological Research
Forty Studies That Changed Psychology: Explorations Into the History of Psychological Research
by Roger R. Hock
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This unique book closes the gap between psychology textbooks and the research that made them possible by offering a first hand glimpse into 40 of the most famous studies in the history of the field, and subsequent studies that expanded upon each study... (read more)

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They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal
They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal
by Paula J Caplan
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How are decisions made about who is normal? As a former consultant to those who construct the “bible of the mental-health professions,” the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), Paula Caplan offers and insiders look at... (read more)

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A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac
A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac
by Edward Shorter
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"[This book] provides a clear portrait of the evolution of psychiatric thinking over the past two centuries . . . sure to create an intellectual controversy . . . no one will be able to ignore the powerful argument." — Gerald N. Grob Henry E... (read more)

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Cracked: The Unhappy Truth about Psychiatry
Cracked: The Unhappy Truth about Psychiatry
by James Davies
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In an effort to enlighten a new generation about its growing reliance on psychiatry, this illuminating volume investigates why psychiatry has become the fastest-growing medical field in history; why psychiatric drugs are now more widely prescribed than... (read more)

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The Insanity Offense: How America's Failure to Treat the Seriously Mentally Ill Endangers Its Citizens
The Insanity Offense: How America's Failure to Treat the Seriously Mentally Ill Endangers Its Citizens
by E Fuller Torrey
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Beginning in the 1960s in the United States, scores of patients with severe psychiatric disorders were discharged from public mental hospitals. At the same time, activists forced changes in commitment laws that made it impossible to treat half of the... (read more)

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Revolution in Mind: the Creation of Psychoanalysis (08 Edition)
Revolution in Mind: the Creation of Psychoanalysis (08 Edition)
by George Makari
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Groundbreaking, insightful, and compulsively readable, Revolution in Mind goes beyond myth and polemic to give us the story of one of the most controversial and important intellectual endeavors of the twentieth century. In this masterful history, George... (read more)

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Within Our Reach Signed Edition
Within Our Reach Signed Edition
by Rosalynn Carter
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In Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis, Rosalynn Carter and coauthors Susan K. Golant and Kathryn E. Cade render an insightful, unsparing assessment of the state of mental health. Mrs. Carter has been deeply invested in this issue since her... (read more)

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The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory
The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory
by J Moussaief Masson
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Did Freud hide the truth about child sexual abuse? Here, Masson provides a startling, provocative, and devastating examination of the development of modern psychoanalysis, and argues that Freud's own suppressed theories demand a reevaluation of the... (read more)

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Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis
Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis
by E Fuller Torrey
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This book is concerned with the social implications of the deinstitutionalization of people with serious and dangerous mental illness. Author E. Fuller Torrey draws on nearly forty years of clinical and research experience to explore solutions to America'... (read more)

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Masters of the Mind
Masters of the Mind
by Theodore Millon
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An enlightening study of how philosophers and clinicians throughout history have understood the mind and mental illness What is thought? What are dreams? Do thoughts and dreams lead us to do the things we do, or are there unknown factors that shape our... (read more)

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Putting Psychology in Its Place: An Introduction from a Critical Historical Perspective
Putting Psychology in Its Place: An Introduction from a Critical Historical Perspective
by Graham Richards
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A critical history of psychology's development, placing 19th and 20th century psychoanalytical methods into a wider social context. Although Richards (Staffordshire U.) has written the volume as an introductory psychology text, he manages to avoid the... (read more)

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Theories of Psychotherapy: Origins and Evolution
Theories of Psychotherapy: Origins and Evolution
by Paul Wachtel
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This accessible and scholarly text examines the five key theoretical orientations in contemporary psychotherapy: psychodynamic, experiential, cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and integrative. Distinguished contributors lay out the major concepts... (read more)

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Shrink: a Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America (13 Edition)
Shrink: a Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America (13 Edition)
by Lawrence R. Samuel
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“Psychology has stepped down from the university chair into the marketplace” was how the New York Times put it in 1926. Another commentator in 1929 was more biting. Psychoanalysis, he said, had over a generation, “converted the human... (read more)

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House of Cards (94 Edition)
House of Cards (94 Edition)
by Robyn M. Dawes
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Robin Dawes spares no one in this powerful critique of modern psychotherapeutic practice. As Dawes points out, we have all been swayed by the "pop psych" view of the world--believing, for example, that self-esteem is an essential precursor to being a... (read more)

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One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life
One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life
by Mitch Horowitz
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From the millions-strong audiences of Oprah and The Secret to the mass-media ministries of evangelical figures like Joel Osteen and T. D. Jakes, to the motivational bestsellers and New Age seminars to the twelve-step programs and support groups of the... (read more)

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Intro to Psychology & Law
Intro to Psychology & Law
by Regina A Schuller
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Despite the notable Canadian presence in the field of psychology and law, there is currently no comprehensive Canadian textbook on the subject. While a few U.S. textbooks cover the field, they give little or no attention to Canadian law and research. In... (read more)

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