Psychiatry

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Mind Reeling

Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.

Writing the Talking Cure

By Jeffrey Berman
Subjects: Literature

Explores Yalom’s profound contributions to psychotherapy and literature.

Rx Hollywood

How films of the 1960s and early 1970s framed therapeutic issues as problems of human communication, and individual psychological problems as social ones.

Dancing with Ophelia

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.

Taking America Off Drugs

Argues for the superiority of behavioral treatments over drug therapies for psychological problems.

The Later Lacan

Examines fundamental concepts of the later Lacan.

Mistaken Identity

This “unauthorized biography” of cognitive neuroscience unveils hidden errors in current mind-body accounts and sheds new light on basic scientific issues.

Identification and Character

This book tells the reader all about psychological identification, the single most important process for becoming, maintaining, or changing who we are as characters. The book's emphasis, though, is decidedly ...

The Self on the Shelf

By Gary Greenberg
Subjects: Psychology

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 ...

Healing the Split

The links between madness, creative genius, and spiritual experiences have tantalized philosophers and scientists for centuries. In Healing the Split, John Nelson brings the lofty ideas of transpersonal ...

New Directions in Dream Interpretation

This book presents in detail seven contemporary approaches to dream interpretation as they are actually practiced by highly skilled and experienced psychiatrists and psychologists who have worked with ...

Ethnopsychiatry

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 ...