Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference Titles

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Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry

  1. An Essay, Medical, Philosophical, and Chemical on Drunkenness and its Effects on the Human Body (Psychology Revivals)

    By Thomas Trotter

    Edited by Roy Porter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    It was during the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that the problem of chronic alcohol dependence in modern society and its consequent medical effects emerged. The topic of drunkenness figures prominently in the thinking and writing of social reformers, politicians, theorists,...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bizarre Behaviours (Psychology Revivals)

    Boundaries of Psychiatric Disorder

    By Herschel Prins

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The most deviant forms of human behaviour can be disturbing, incomprehensible, and sometimes very frightening. Herschel Prins believes that even the most deviant-seeming behaviours have their counterparts in ‘normality’ and can often be seen as an extension of this. In Bizarre Behaviours he sets...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Borderline (Psychology Revivals)

    A Psychological Study of Paranoia and Delusional Thinking

    By Peter Chadwick

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1992, Borderline presents a unique study of the disturbed mind. Professional psychologist Peter Chadwick draws upon his own personal experience of madness to provide a valuable exploration of the psychology of paranoia and schizophrenia. The book goes beyond a narrowly...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System (Psychology Revivals)

    By J-M. Charcot

    Edited by Ruth Harris

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1991 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, this re-edition of J-M. Charcot’s Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System provides a unique opportunity to examine the work of one of the last century’s most controversial and admired...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Foundations of Clinical Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By Chris R. Brewin

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1988, this was the first textbook to review and integrate the cognitive theories underlying the practice of modern clinical psychology. Written in a clear and readable way, it uses many clinical examples to relate the theories to what therapists actually do. It describes the...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Daydreaming and Fantasy (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jerome L. Singer

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Daydreaming, our ability to give ‘to airy nothing a local habitation and a name’, remains one of the least understood aspects of human behaviour. As children we explore beyond the boundaries of our experience by projecting ourselves into the mysterious worlds outside our reach. As adolescents and...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. George Cheyne: The English Malady (1733) (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Roy Porter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    ‘Nerves’ became a highly eligible illness in early Georgian London and Bath. What Freud was for Vienna at the end of the nineteenth-century, George Cheyne was for eighteenth-century fashionable ailments. The English Malady was one of the best known and most influential books of the Georgian age,...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Human Destructiveness (Psychology Revivals)

    The Roots of Genocide and Human Cruelty

    By Anthony Storr

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1972, this fully revised edition was originally published in 1991 and provides a classic study of humanity’s capacity for evil. The human species is capable of the most appalling cruelty. Why is this and where does our capacity for such destructiveness come from? In Human...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Illustrations of Madness (Psychology Revivals)

    By John Haslam

    Edited by Roy Porter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    John Haslam’s Illustrations of Madness, written in 1810, occupies a special place in psychiatric history, it was the first book-length account of one single psychiatric case written by a British psychiatrist. John Haslam, apothecary to London’s Bethlem Hospital, and a leading psychiatrist of the...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Inquiries in Psychiatry (Psychology Revivals)

    Clinical and social investigations

    By Aubrey Lewis

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    To mark his retirement in 1966 from the Professorship of Psychiatry at the University of London, and the directorship of the Institute of Psychiatry, the Maudsley Hospital, Professor Lewis’s students edited and prepared an edition of his collected papers, in two volumes. Originally published in...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Lifes Preservative Against Self-Killing (Psychology Revivals)

    By John Sym

    Edited by Michael MacDonald

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    This book, first published in 1637, was the first full-length treatise on suicide published in English. Originally published in 1988 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, the introduction by Michael MacDonald places the book in the context of attitudes to suicide in...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  12. The Asylum as Utopia (Psychology Revivals)

    W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry

    Edited by Andrew Scull

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be, first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical author of the horrors of the traditional madhouse system. Its powerful and...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  13. The Causes and Cures of Neurosis (Psychology Revivals)

    An introduction to modern behaviour therapy based on learning theory and the principles of conditioning

    By H.J. Eysenck, S. Rachman

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1965 this book was an introduction to post-Freudian methods of diagnosing and treating neurotics of the time. These methods were known collectively as ‘behaviour therapy’, a term indicating their derivation from modern behaviourism, learning theory, and conditioning...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  14. The State of Psychiatry (Psychology Revivals)

    Essays and addresses

    By Aubrey Lewis

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    To mark his retirement in 1966 from the Professorship of Psychiatry at the University of London, and the directorship of the Institute of Psychiatry, the Maudsley Hospital, Professor Lewis’s students edited and prepared an edition of his collected papers, in two volumes. Originally published in...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  15. The Troubled Conscience and the Insane Mind (Psychology Revivals)

    By Charles Blondel

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    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...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge