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The Philosophy of Insanity

By: A Late Inmate of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics at Gartnavel; Fromm-Reichmann, Frieda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Fireside Press, London / The Windmill Press: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2056725

Condition: Good


First thus. Page ridges a bit foxed, 2 inch stain on front board, jacket edges rubbed with a few chips. 1947 Hard Cover. xii, 116 pp. 8vo. An autobiography of mental illness by an inmate in a Scottish insane asylum, notable for the clarity of the author's insight into his own condition. Reissued with a new introduction by Frieda Fromm-Reichmann. View more info

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Dreams and Myths: A Study in Race Psychology (Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series, No. 15)

By: Abraham, Karl; White, William A. (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing Company: 1913

Seller ID: 2201995

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front endpaper & title page, ink name on title page, minor pencil underlining & marginalia. 1913 Hard Cover. 74 pp. 9 7/8 x 6 1/2. Original blue cloth, paper spine label. An interesting monograph on dreams and myths, with reference to Freudian theory, and concerning itself mainly with the differences between the psychology of the individual and the more collective type of thought, as seen in folklore, racial identity, tradition, etc. CONTENTS: Object and Vie... View more info

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A Natural History of Love

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2268725

ISBN: 0679403477

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. xxiii, 358 pp. The bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses now explores the allure of adultery, the appeal of aphrodisiacs, and the cult of the kiss. Enchantingly written and stunningly informed, this audaciously brilliant romp through the world of romantic love (Washington Post Book World) is the next best thing to love itself. View more info

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Becoming: Basic Considerations for a Psychology of Personality (Based on the Terry Lectures Delivered at Yale University)

By: Allport, Gordon W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 1518446

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and toned. 1969 Trade Paperback. 106 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; 1. The Case for and against Psychology 2. The Lockean Tradition 3. The Leibnitzian Tradition 4. The Goal of Psychology 5. The Dilemma of Uniqueness 6. Disposition 7. Unsocial Beginnings 8. The Importance of Early Affiliation 9. Tribalism and Individuation 10. Is the Concept of Self Necessary? 11. The Proprium 12. The Fusion of Propriate Functions 13. Critique 14. Chance, Opportunistic, and Oriente... View more info

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Cataclysms, Crises, and Catastrophes: Psychology in Action (The Master Lectures)

By: Baum, Andrew; Frederick, Calvin Jeff; Frieze, Irene Hanson; Shneidman, Edwin S.; Wortman, Camille B.; VandenBos, Gary R.; Bryant, Brenda K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Psychological Association: 1987

Seller ID: 2261926

ISBN: 0912704772

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper faintly toned, ink name. 1987 Trade Paperback. 235 pp. Although by no means definitive, the information that clinical practitioners, community psychologists, applied social psychologists, health psychologists, and others will find in these chapters will provide a broad view of current understandings of how catastrophic events affect individuals and groups and of how human beings adapt and can be helped to adapt to the resulting stresses. The chapters in thi... View more info

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Prisoners of Hate: The Cognitive Basis of Anger, Hostility, and Violence

By: Beck, Aaron T.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial: 2000

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268359

ISBN: 0060932007

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal ink marks on prelim page. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. World-renowned psychiatrist Dr.Aaron T. Beck, widely hailed as the father of cognitive therapy, presents a revolutionary and eye-opening look at destructive behavoir in Prisoners of Hate. He applied his established principles on the relationships bewteen thinking processes and the emotional and behavoiral expressions to the dark side of humanity. In fascinating detail... View more info

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Love Is Never Enough: How Couples Can Overcome Misunderstandings, Resolve Conflicts, and Solve Relationship Problems Through Cognitive Therapy

By: Beck, Aaron T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Library: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268627

ISBN: 0060916044

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers and pages faintly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 415 pp. With eloquence and accessibility, Dr. Aaron T. Beck analyzes the actual dialogue of troubled couples to illuminate the most common problems in marriage--the power of negative thinking, disillusionment, rigid rules and expectations, and miscommunication. View more info

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Simulation in Human Systems: Decision-Making in Psychotherapy (Publications in Operations Research)

By: Bellman, Richard; Smith, Charlene Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1973

Seller ID: 1519759

Condition: Very Good


Jacket heavily rubbed.Good. 1973 Hard Cover. 205 pp. CONTENTS: Prologue; 1. Aims and Objectives; 2. Psychotherapy, an Adaptive Decision Process; 3. The Initial Interview; 4. The Behavior of Systems; 5. Decision Processes; 6. Mathematical Model of the Initial Interview; 7. Computers and Simulation; 8. A Computer Simulation of the Initial Psychotherapy Interview; 9. Computer Vignettes; 10. Teaching, Training, and Research; Author Index; Subject Index. View more info

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The Female World: A Brilliant Exploration of a Previously Uncharted Region--the Special World of Women

By: Bernard, Jessie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202132

ISBN: 0029030005

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author and inscribed: For Elizabeth O'Hera with best regards, Jessie Bernard 10/19/81. Edges very lightly rubbed.Crease to front and rear wrapper of jacket and jacket spine. 1981 Hard Cover. x, 614 pp. A sociological look at the sphere of women examines its patterns and trends, compares it with the world of men, and relates both concepts to politics and economics.Keywords: JESSIE BERNARD FEMALE WORLD BRILLIANT EXPLORATION PREVIOUSLY UNCHARTED REG... View more info

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Rethinking the DSM: A Psychological Perspective

By: Beutler, Larry E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Psychological Association: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2261835

ISBN: 1557988412

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 2002 Hard Cover. This work reflects the dissatisfaction of a growing number of mental-health professionals who question the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders' (DSM) lack of strong empirical foundations and who are confounded by its patchwork of vaguely defined disorders, each defined by seemingly arbitrary time limits or poorly related symptoms. Expressing concern about whether the DSM truly provides a method for dif... View more info

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A Method of Measuring the Development of the Intelligence of Young Children

By: Binet, Alfred; Simon, Th.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago Medical Book Co.: 1915

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2197284

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Corners bumped, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages toned. 1915 Hard Cover. 82 pp. [26] The work that led to the first practical intelligence text, the Binet-Simon scale. Garrison-Morton #4985: Translation of original 1911 French. Binet-Simon Scale: A test for determining the relative development of intelligence, especially of children, consisting of a series of questions and tasks graded with reference to the ability of the normal child to dea... View more info

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Normal: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops, and Hermaphrodites with Attitude

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271001

ISBN: 067945652X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 140 pp. Amy Bloom has won a devoted readership and wide critical acclaim for fiction of rare humor, insight, grace, and eloquence, and the same qualities distinguish Normal, her first full-length work of nonfiction. In Normal, the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award finalist explores sex and gender... View more info

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Principles of Education

By: Bolton, Frederick Elmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Seller ID: 2029340

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name on front endpaper, brief pencil notes on first contents page. 1910 Hard Cover. xii, 790 pp. 8vo. Dark green cloth, gilt titles. A work which extends various theories regarding education as it relates to brain function. View more info

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Psychological Impacts of Exile: Salvadoran and Guatemalan Families in Mexico

By: Bottinelli, Maria Cristina; Maldonado, Ignacio; Troya, Estela; Herrera, Pablo; Rodriguez, Carlos

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Hemispheric Migration Project, Center for Immigration Policy and Refugee Assitance, Georgetown University: 1990

Seller ID: 1262599

Condition: Near Fine


Bright copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. 59 pp. Salvadoran and Guatemalan refugee families in Mexico City are adapting as best they can to their new surroundings. In psychological terms, however, their adjustment brings short-tem relief yet poses long-term difficulties. The demands of day-to-day living have all but suspended the natural mourning process for the losses they have endured. By not coming to terms with the past, they face serious difficulties making decisions about... View more info

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Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics (Monograph Series on Schizophrenia, No. 3)

By: Brody, Eugene B.; Redlich, Fredrick C.; Knight, Robert P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Universities Press, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208422

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. No jacket, lettering on spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. 246 pp. CONTENTS: Preface by the Editors; Robert P. Knight - Introduction; Fredrick C. Redlich - The Concept of Schizophrenia and Its Implications for Therapy; Eugene B. Brody - The Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Review; Frieda Fromm-Reichmann - Some Aspects of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics; Jacob A. Arlow - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; David ... View more info

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The Superhuman Mind: Free the Genius in Your Brain

By: Brogaard, Berit; Marlow, Kristian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hudson Street Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267377

ISBN: 1594633681

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine-head and spine-base lightly bumped. 2015 Hard Cover. xii, 273 pp. Berit Brogaard, PhD, and Kristian Marlow, MA, study people with astonishing talents—memory champions, human echolocators, musical virtuosos, math geniuses, and synesthetes who taste colors and hear faces. But as amazing as these abilities are, they are not mysterious. Our brains constantly process a huge amount of information below our awareness, and what these gifted individu... View more info

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Attention and Information Processing in Infants and Adults: Perspectives From Human and Animal Research

By: Campbell, Byron A.; Hayne, Harlene; Richardson, Rick (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: 1992

Seller ID: 1519237

Condition: Very Good


Some ink marks. 1992 Hard Cover. 360 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; I. Developmental and Comparative Issues: Human Perspectives II. Developmental and Comparative Issues: Animal Perspectives III. Physiological Issues IV. Human Information-Processing Issues; Author Index; Subject Index. View more info

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Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes

By: Carpenter, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266237

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, pencil name on front endpaper, minor pencil underlining. 1926 Hard Cover. 178 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edward Carpenter (29 August 1844 – 28 June 1929) was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early activist for rights for homosexuals.[1] A poet and writer, he was a close friend of Rabindranath Tagore, and a friend of Walt Whitman.[2] He corresponded with many famous figures such as Annie Besant, Isadora Duncan, Havelock Ellis... View more info

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The Awareness of Self and the Structure of the Ego (Reprinted from Psychological Review, Vol. 51, No. 5, September 1944)

By: Chein, Isidor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lancaster Press: 1944

Seller ID: 1516416

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, binding slightly weakened. 1944 Stapled Binding. 10 pp. Analyzes a lecture by Professor Gordon Allport and hypothesizes toward an inclusive theory of the ego. View more info

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Psychological Probability (Advances in Psychology - A Schenkman Series)

By: Cohen, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Schenkman Publishing Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 1516401

Condition: Very Good


Small sticker on front cover. 1973 Trade Paperback. 141 pp. CONTENTS: 1. Perception of Probability 2. Independence and Chance 3. The Chance of Success in Sequential Choice 4. Subjective Sampling and Inference 5. The Nature of Gambling 6. Uncertainty in Medicine 7. Uncertainty in Crime 8. Chance and Doubt in Art and Love. View more info

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The Love Drug: Marching to the Beat of Ecstasy (Haworth Therapy for the Addictive Disorders)

By: Cohen, Richard S.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: HMP / The Haworth Medical Press: 1998

Seller ID: 1505082

Condition: Very Good


One page dog-eared. 1998 Trade Paperback. xviii, 166 pp. Scholarly review of Ecstasy, a mixed stimulant and hallucinogen. Well-referenced text addressing what the drug is, pharmacological implications, legal implications, drug-assisted psychotherapy, Ecstasy-related studies, adverse reactions, and quotes from users and families. View more info

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Memory Theater

By: Critchley, Simon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Other Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268448

ISBN: 1590517407

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2014 Hard Cover. 101 pp. A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished papers mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley’s office. Rooting through them, Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers. Among them is a chart for Critchley himself, laying out in great detail the course of his life and even... View more info

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Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life (MasterMinds Series)

By: Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268294

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 181 pp. Part psychological study, part self-help book, Finding Flow is a prescriptive guide that helps us reclaim ownership of our lives. Based on a far-reaching study of thousands of individuals, Finding Flow contends that we often walk through our days unaware and out of touch with our emotional lives. Our inattention makes us constantly bounce between two extremes: du... View more info

Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep

By: Dement, William C.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: W.H. Freeman and Company: 1974

Seller ID: 1309454

Condition: Good


Foxing on page ridges. 1974 Trade Paperback. One of the nation's leading sleep researchers, Dr. Dement founded the Sleep Laboratory at Stanford in 1963. This is his study of the nature of sleep and what happens when you sleep and dream. CONTENTS: Illustrations; Preface; Mystery of Sleep; Two Kinds of Sleep; Dream World; Content of Dreams; Sleep Disorders and Treatment; Sleep Disturbances and Mental Illness; Creativity During Sleep; Appendixes; Index; About the Author. View more info

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Human Nature and Conduct: An Introduction to Social Psychology (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 173)

By: Dewey, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266261

Condition: Very Good


1940-1966 printing. Toledano 173.2 (introduction mentioned). Includes original jacket, with 377 titles listed on reverse. Jacket toned, 1/4 inch chip from rear jacket corner. 1950 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 336 pp. An important work by the 'dean of American philosophy,' who was among the leading proponents of pragmatism and functional psychology. View more info

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Your Body Doesn't Lie: How to Increase Your Life Energy through Behavioral Kinesiology

By: Diamond, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269188

ISBN: 0446358479

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. 208 pp. A simple muscle test has been discovered that can tell you what stimuli strengthen or weaken you- how your body responds to stress, posture, specific foods, emotions and your entire social and physical environments. View more info

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Nineteenth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 1888; Also the Report of the General Agent and Secretary Statistics, and The Report of the Committee on Lunacy. (Official Document, No. 12.)

By: Dickinson, Mahlon H.; Biddle, Cadwalader

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Office of Eastern Executive Committee: 1888

Seller ID: 2159936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, rear hinge beginning to loosen, ink initials and pencil gift note on front endpaper ('M.F. Kooser, Presented by The Hon. J.L. Pugh'). 1888 Hard Cover. cxlv, 226 pp. 8vo. An early source of statistical information related to jails and penitentiaries, insane asylums, miners' hospitals, immigration, almshouses, and other institutions related to rehabilitation or special needs (e.g., The Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind). View more info

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Broken Cord: A Family's Ongoing Struggle with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By: Dorris, Michael; Erdrich, Louise (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1913190

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1989 Hard Cover. 300 pp. As a young bachelor over 20 years ago, Dorris was struck by the sudden conviction that he wanted to be a father. Approved for adoption with surprising speed, he shortly met--and fell in love with--a beautiful, undersized three-year-old American Indian, called Adam in this account. Records showed that Adam had an extensive medical history, but Dorris, with the dewy confidence of a new parent, was undaunted--no problems could withsta... View more info

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Relating to Others (Mapping Social Psychology Series)

By: Duck, Steve

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 1519351

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on half title page, slight wave. 1990 Trade Paperback. 174 pp. This brief introduction to work on personal relationships emphasizes and delineates the important roles of relationships in our everyday personal lives....This area of research on personal relationships has had an almost apocalyptic growth in the last ten years, and this book introduces students to the most recent work. Using his experience as Editor of the Journal of Social And Personal Relationship... View more info

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The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

By: Elgin, Suzette Haden

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2266882

ISBN: 0880290307

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1980 Hard Cover. 310 pp. Elgin applies her revolutionary system of verbal self-defense to the issue of wellness, showing that illness often has language-related causes, and leads readers to health-promoting language behavior. View more info