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Rethinking Psychiatry

by Arthur Kleinman

In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care.

Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make...


Family Healing: Strategies for Hope and Understanding

by Salvador Minuchin & Michael P. Nichols

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...


From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era

by Edward Shorter

The first book to put the physical symptoms of stress in their historical and cultural context.

This fascinating history of psychosomatic disorders shows how patients throughout the centuries have produced symptoms...


Sleep Thieves

by Stanley Coren

An eye-opening and engrossing exploration into the science and mysteries of sleep and sleeplessness from the bestselling author of The Intelligence of Dogs.

Is there some way to determine if you are getting enough...


Self-Empowerment Journal: A Companion to The Mind of the Soul: Responsible Choice

by Gary Zukav & Linda Francis

The journal that transforms a reading book into a life-changing personal experience.

The Self-Empowerment Journal is the perfect companion to Gary Zukav and Linda Francis's The Mind of the Soul: Responsible Choice...


an Handbook for Treatment of Attachment Problems in C: An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers

by Beverly James

Attachment Disorder occurs when a child has difficulty establishing new attachments if old ones are severely disrupted, and it is typically seen in victims of various types of trauma. This text seeks to explain...


How We Know What Isn't So

by Thomas Gilovich

Thomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.

When can we trust what we believe—that "teams and players have winning streaks," that "flattery works," or that...


Science And Human Behavior

by B.F Skinner

The psychology classic—a detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled—from one of the most influential behaviorists...


Risk Intelligence: How to Live with Uncertainty

by Dylan Evans

We must make judgments all the time when we can’t be certain of the risks. Should we have that elective surgery? Trust the advice of our financial adviser? Take that new job we’ve been offered? How worried...


The Cult of Personality Testing: How Personality Tests Are Leading Us to Miseducate Our Children, Mismanage Our Companies, and Misunderstand Ourselves

by Annie Murphy Paul

Award-winning psychology writer Annie Paul delivers a scathing exposé on the history and effects of personality tests.

Millions of people worldwide take personality tests each year to direct their education,...


When Parents Kidnap

by Geoffrey L. Greif & Rebecca L. Hegar

What happens when a child is kidnapped from home by his or her own parent? What are the emotional and psychological consequences of living in hiding for weeks, months, or even years for a child? How does the...


AIDS Trauma and Support Group Therapy: Mutual Aid, Empowerment, Connection

by Martha A. Gabriel

An empowering guidebook which comprehensively addresses issues related to planning, implementing, and facilitating support groups for people with AIDS. 


Sexually Victimized Children

by David Finkelhor

Based on a large-scale survey and in light of demographic and cultural factors, the author examines why children are sexually victimized, the sources of trauma, differences between reported and unreported cases...


Remembered Self: Emotion and Memory in Personality

by Jefferson A. Singer & Peter Salovey

A theory for psychologists on the role of memory in personality psychology.

In The Remembered Self, Jefferson A. Singer and Peter Salovey persuasively argue that memories are an important window into one's life...


Credit and Blame at Work: How Better Assessment Can Improve Individual, Team and Organizational Success

by Ben Dattner & Darren Dahl

Previously published as The Blame Game, this acclaimed guide by a leading workplace expert offers essential advice about how to succeed at work by avoiding the pitfalls of pervasive credit-grabbing and finger-pointing....


The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything

by Rebecca R. Merrill, Stephen M.R. Covey & Stephen R. Covey

From Stephen R. Covey's eldest son comes a revolutionary new path towards productivity and satisfaction. Trust, says Stephen M.R. Covey, is the very basis of the new global economy, and he shows how trust—and...


The Muse in the Machine: Computerizing the Poetry of Human Thought

by David Gelernter

A leading mind in the world of artificial intelligence answers the provocative question: “Can we introduce emotion into the computer?”

Can we introduce emotion into the computer? David Gelernter, one of the...


Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive

by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin & Robert B. Cialdini

Small changes can make a big difference in your powers of persuasion

What one word can you start using today to increase your persuasiveness by more than fifty percent?

Which item of stationery can dramatically...


Enough Already!: Clearing Mental Clutter to Become the Best You

by Peter Walsh

Does your life feel out of balance? Peter Walsh can help you tackle everything in your busy life.

Most of us are so overwhelmed by work, bills, and school and family commitments that we rush from person to person...


Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

by M.D., Justin A. Frank

Even though he’s three years into his term as President, many Americans feel like they don’t know the “real” Barack Obama. From the idealistic campaigner who seemed to share our dreams, and who promised...