Examines the forms of support, resources, and opportunities a person with mental illness requires to have the resilience needed for mental health recovery.
Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.
Explores Yalom’s profound contributions to psychotherapy and literature.
How films of the 1960s and early 1970s framed therapeutic issues as problems of human communication, and individual psychological problems as social ones.
Uses real-life episodes of psychosis and recovery to show how poetic paradigms for thinking about psychiatric symptoms can enlarge contemporary understandings of mental illness and improve long-term treatment outcome.
Addresses the problem of multiple theories of psychoanalysis, arguing for a return to Freud.
Examines fundamental concepts of the later Lacan.
Interviews with fourteen pioneers in psychedelic research.
Offers scientific and philosophical support to the Freudian claim that dreams are meaningful and that their meanings can be discovered through dream interpretation.
An accessible introduction to the psychoanalytic theories of Jacques Lacan, intended especially for American psychologists but useful to anyone interested in the work of this important thinker.
Relating stories of his years as a child psychiatrist, the author argues that what essentially is troubling many children is better confronted in therapy rather than treated with medications.
This book examines the nature of Freud's relationship to the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Nietzsche regarded himself, among other things, as a psychologist. His psychological explorations included ...
The Self on the Shelf examines the cultural and philosophical determinants of popular "recovery" books. Greenberg argues that this literature can be read as documents of the prevailing understanding of ...
Imagination and Ethical Ideals is an interdisciplinary work which investigates some of the links between moral philosophy and moral psychology, with implications for both personal ethics and social philosophy. ...
Using Freud's correspondence, this book argues that his Jewishness was in fact a source of energy and pride for him and that he identified with both Jewish and humanist traditions.
Gresser presents an ...
This book outlines a "new ethnopsychiatry," one that considers popular or folk ethnomedicines and professional psychiatric systems in the same discourse, effacing the traditional distinction between psychiatry ...