Psychology & Sociology

Psychology & Sociology

Psychology & Sociology

Psychology & Sociology

Sociology, Psychology and Social Sciences, Socrates to Freud.
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VILLAIN'S GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING
NEIL ZAWACKI    Book Number: 79734
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With Mortitia and Addams Family style, devilish cartoon illustrations throughout by Bill Brown, this evilly designed handbook is for all wicked ones, galactic warlords, mad scientists and those wis...
INVISIBLE WOMAN: Taking On the Vintage Years
HELEN WALMSLEY-JOHNSON    Book Number: 81129
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There are two sides to the business of ageing - the psychological side and the physical side - and they craftily embrace during the fraught process of getting proper clothes on in the morning and p...
JEALOUSY
PETER TOOHEY    Book Number: 82615
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Sexual jealousy, adultery, workplace jealousy with insecurity and competition, sibling rivalry like Venus and Serena Williams, sporting jealousy, Freud and his theory of primitive Oedipal jealousy ...
SLEEPYHEAD'S BEDSIDE COMPANION
SEAN COUGHLAN    Book Number: 82557
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Each night we go missing from ourselves, disappearing from the control of our waking mind and losing ourselves in sleep. Apart from a few chaotic, half-remembered glimpses of our dreams, we have l...
A SHED OF ONE'S OWN: Midlife Without the Crisis
MARCUS BERKMANN    Book Number: 82662
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Middle age - what is it exactly? Research has now shown that far from fading away at a rate of millions of cells per day, the middle-aged brain is "more nimble, more flexible, even cheerier." So wh...
SEXUAL HEALING: Stories and Insights
CAROL MARTIN-SPERRY    Book Number: 82725
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Refreshingly frank about sexual problems, this collection of case-histories with detailed assessments is a welcome demystification of the therapist's skill. As broadcaster Phillip Hodson says in th...
DIGITAL DIET: The 4-Step Plan
DANIEL SIEBERG    Book Number: 83018
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A four step plan to break your technology addictions and regain balance in your life. If you are bogged under by Facebook, Twitter, Blog, Gmail, Blackberry, iPad, laptop or X-box, if your heart fl...
WEEKEND EFFECT
KATRINA ONSTAD    Book Number: 83434
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Sub-titled 'The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Two Days Off', here is a book about how we won the weekend and how we lost it and mostly it is a book about how to take it back. Did it all go wron...
INSTRUMENTAL: A Memoir of Madness, Medication, and Music
JAMES RHODES    Book Number: 83233
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This is the book they tried to ban on the grounds that it would be too disturbing for the author's children. After court cases and appeals, however, it eventually burst into print and was praised b...
BIG MAGIC: Creative Living Beyond Fear
ELIZABETH GILBERT    Book Number: 82790
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Best known as the author of Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert once again fills her readers with empowerment in her recent meditations. On opening the book, you are greeted with the question and resp...
HOW TO THINK LIKE MUHAMMAD ALI
KEVIN MITCHELL    Book Number: 83374
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The man who could 'float like a butterfly, sting like a bee' did more than give birth to an aphorism that became part of the language of his era. Muhammad Ali is perhaps the most famous sportsman ...
FACES OF YOUR SOUL: Rituals in Art, Mask Making
ELISE DIRLAM CHING & K. CHING    Book Number: 83620
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A one-of-a-kind and greatly expanded foundation course to integrate the way of body, mind and creative spirit including practices of guided imagery, journaling, creative progress, Qigong and acupre...
MESMERIST
WENDY MOORE    Book Number: 84305
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Sub-titled 'The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound' we are taken back to the early 1800s when medicine was a brutal business, operations performed without anaesthesia and conventio...
SPEAKING OF DEATH: What the Bereaved Really Need
ANNIE BROADBENT    Book Number: 84316
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One social anthropologist said, "At present, death and mourning are treated with much the same prudery as sexual impulses were a century ago." Perhaps you know what C. S. Lewis meant after his wif...
MISTRESSES: A History of the Other Woman
ELIZABETH ABBOTT    Book Number: 84353
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Known as the 'fancy woman', 'kept woman', the 'other woman', what do Jane Eyre, Madame de Pompadour, Eloise, Marilyn Monroe and Camilla Parker-Bowles have in common? Is a mistress merely a wife-in...
TRIALS OF THE KING OF HAMPSHIRE
ELIZABETH FOYSTER    Book Number: 84430
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Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England. Was he mad or bad? The 3rd Earl of Portsmouth, John Charles Wallop, was a wealthy aristocrat, who for the first 50 years of his life mixed with t...
ASSASSINATION GENERATION: Video Games, Aggression
DAVE GROSSMAN    Book Number: 84196
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Grossman is a soldier with 24 years' experience, a keynote speaker at the conference of Vietnam Veterans and a professor of military science at Arkansas State University. He now spends his time dr...
SHRINKS: The Untold Story of Psychiatry
JEFFREY LIEBERMAN & OGI OGAS    Book Number: 84228
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The former President of the American Psychiatric Association declares that he wrote his book 'To provide an honest chronicle of psychiatry with all its rogues and charlatans, its queasy treatments ...
MAN WITH HIS HEAD IN THE CLOUDS: James Sadler
RICHARD O. SMITH    Book Number: 84514
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Suffering from acute acrophobia and also a bathmophobic - a fully functioning adult who is afraid of stairs - Richard O. Smith emanates from Oxford's Town not Gown and his admiration for an histori...
YOU ARE THE MUSIC
VICTORIA WILLIAMSON    Book Number: 84916
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A wonderfully uncomplicated look at music's power and its impact on human behaviour. Do babies remember music from the womb? Can music help with exercise or recovery from illness? What is going ...
WHAT REALLY HAPPENS WHEN YOU DIE?
ANDREW MCLAUCHLIN    Book Number: 83599
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Physics lecturer McLauchlin a few years ago rekindled his interest in physics or strictly speaking cosmology by a fleeting thought - if time is infinite, anything that can happen must happen. Coul...
BECOMING WISE
KRISTA TIPPETT    Book Number: 84920
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Sub-titled 'An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living', here is a Penguin paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller. Krista Tippett has created a masterclass in living in a fractured ...
PENGUIN BLOOM: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved A Family
CAMERON BLOOM    Book Number: 85389
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A lovely young Australian couple Cameron and Sam Bloom were holidaying with their three little boys in Thailand when Sam leant against a safety fence, riddled with dry rot. The barrier collapsed b...
TRIALS OF PASSION
LISA APPIGNANESI    Book Number: 85072
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Lively accounts of three trials, one each in Britain, France and America, set between 1870 and 1914, a time when psychiatry was beginning to be taken seriously and emotions were discussed. Not only...
MIND MAGIC
Marc Lemezma    Book Number: 85749
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Sub-titled 'Extraordinary Paranormal Tricks to Mystify and Entertain' by the Magic Circle magician Marc Lemezma. Read palms with amazing accuracy, predict the future with Tarot cards, conjure up t...
OUT OF TIME
Lynne Segal    Book Number: 85756
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Sub-titled 'The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing', the author turns a critical eye honed by social psychology, psychoanalysis, feminism and radical politics on the vicissitudes of ageing. A proc...
FREUD VERBATIM: Quotations and Aphorisms
Unknown    Book Number: 86002
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The work of Sigmund Freud marked the beginning of modern psychiatry, and all newer forms of psychotherapy have either developed out of psychoanalysis or in critical opposition to it. In addition t...
SHALLOWS: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think
NICHOLAS CARR    Book Number: 85350
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Computers do have a physical effect on our brains and the Internet is a distraction machine, now made worse with our smartphones which on average British people are checking 150 times a day. Nicho...
ATTACK OF THE 50FT. WOMEN
CATHERINE MAYER    Book Number: 86089
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Globally, women own less and earn less than men, often in the worse and worst-regulated jobs, undertake the lionesses' share of care giving and unpaid domestic labour, and are subject to discrimina...
ECCE HOMO
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE    Book Number: 86121
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Nietzsche wrote his last book and literary autobiography 'Why I Am So Wise' in 1888. It was finally published in 1908 under the title Ecce Homo and sub-titled 'How We Become What We Are'. With hi...
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