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A History of Modern Psychology in Context

by Wade Pickren & Alexandra Rutherford

A fresh look at the history of psychology placed in its social, political, and cultural contexts

A History of Modern Psychology in Context presents the history of modern psychology in the richness of its many...


Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD

by Timothy Denevi

The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it’s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million...


Kierkegaard and the Rise of Modern Psychology

by Sven Hroar Klempe & Jaan Valsiner

This book investigates the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard who considered psychology a core discipline central to his understanding of metaphysics as well as theology. In tracing psychology’s...


Nervous Disorders of Women (Psychology Revivals): The Modern Psychological Conception of their Causes, Effects and Rational Treatment

by Bernard Hollander

Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This...


Nervous Disorders of Men (Psychology Revivals): The Modern Psychological Conception of Their Causes, Effects, and Rational Treatment

by Bernard Hollander

Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This...


Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology: Volume 2: Western Psychology

by Saths Cooper & Kopano Ratele

This is the second of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference...


Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psycholog: Volume 1: Majority World Psychology

by Saths Cooper & Kopano Ratele

This is the first of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was...


The Asylum as Utopia (Psychology Revivals): W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry

by Andrew Scull

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...


The Troubled Conscience and the Insane Mind (Psychology Revivals)

by Charles Blondel

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...


Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse

by Leonard A. Jason, Bradley D. Olson & Karen J. Foli

An effective treatment to help those with addictions

Victims of drug addiction, chronic illness, and mental illness all too often are overwhelmed with the affliction called hopelessness. Oxford Houses succeed...


Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology: Volume VI

by Donald A. Dewsbury, Jr., Ludy T. Benjamin & Michael Wertheimer

This sixth book in the Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series preserves the diversity that has characterized earlier volumes as it brings to life psychologists who have made substantial contributions to...


History of Psychology: A Cultural Perspective

by Cherie G. O'Boyle

History of Psychology: A Cultural Perspective easily distinguishes itself from other texts in a number of ways. First, it examines the field within the rich intellectual and cultural context of everyday life,...


A Natural History of Human Emotions

by Stuart Walton

Using Charles Darwin’s survey of emotions as a starting point, Stuart Walton’s A Natural History of Human Emotions examines the history of each of our core emotions—fear, anger, disgust, sadness, jealousy,...


Dream Interpretation Ancient and Modern: Notes from the Seminar Given in 1936-1941

by C. G. Jung, John Peck & Lorenz Jung

From 1936 to 1941, C. G. Jung gave a four-part seminar series in Zurich on children’s dreams and the historical literature on dream interpretation. This book completes the two-part publication of this landmark...


Topics in the History of Psychology: Volume I

by G. A. Kimble & K. Schlesinger

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Topics in the History of Psychology: Volume II

by G. A. Kimble & K. Schlesinger

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Schizophrenia: A Scientific Delusion?

by Mary Boyle

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II

by Eric Jaffe

From an “illuminating and entertaining” (The New York Times) historian comes the World War II story of two men whose remarkable lives improbably converged at the Tokyo war crimes trials of 1946.

In the wake...


The Schreber Case: Psychoanalytic Profile of a Paranoid Personality

by William G. Niederland

First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Machiavelli: Bullet Guides

by Robert Anderson

Open this book and you will - learn about Machiavelli's life - know his key works - explore the dark arts of politics - assess his influence