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  • The Choice

    A true story of hope

    by Edith Eger ...
    THE AWARD-WINNING SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREven in hell, hope can flower'I'll be forever changed by her story' - Oprah Winfrey‘Extraordinary … will stick with you long after you read it’ - Bill Gates'One of those rare and eternal stories you don't want to end' - Desmond Tutu'A masterpiece of holocaust literature. Her memoir,... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mad in America

    Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill

    An updated edition of the classic history of schizophrenia in America, which gives voice to generations of patients who suffered through "cures" that only deepened their suffering and impaired their hope of recoverySchizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world's poorest countries. In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • The Complete Sigmund Freud

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    The Complete works of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychology, with a linking table of content for easy access through this HUGE collection of articles and books on psychology.        ... Read more

    $3.00 AUD

  • My Age of Anxiety

    by Scott Stossel ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2015As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a diagnostic category. Today, it is the most common form of officially classified mental illness. Scott Stossel gracefully guides us across the terrain of an affliction that is pervasive yet too often misunderstood.Drawing on his own long-standing battle with ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Psychology Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    How does memory work? Who is the "distractor" in your family? What was the "car crash" experiment?This book is your visual guide to the complex and fascinating world of human behaviour. Discover how we learn, become emotionally bonded with others, and develop coping mechanisms to deal with adversity, or conform in a group. Get to know key thinkers, from Freud and Jung to Elizabeth Loftus and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Works Of Sigmund Freud: Dream Psychology, Three Contributions To The Theory Of Sex, The Interpretation Of Dreams And A Young Girl's Diary (Mobi Collected Works)

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual book. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • The Interpretation Of Dreams (3rd Edition) (Mobi Classics)

    The Interpretation of Dreams is a book by Sigmund Freud. The first edition was first published in German in November 1899 as Die Traumdeutung (though post-dated as 1900 by the publisher). The publication inaugurated the theory of Freudian dream analysis, which activity Freud famously described as "the royal road to the understanding of unconscious mental processes". Excerpted from Wikipedia, the ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • The Age of Insight

    The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present

    by Eric Kandel ...
    A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to art.At the turn of the century, Vienna was the cultural capital of Europe. Artists and scientists ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Tyrants

    The World's Worst Dictators

    Today more than ever, international headlines are dominated by dispatches from the many dictatorships that still dot the globe. Although Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has been deposed, North Korea's Kim Jong-il continues to attract attention on the world stage; at the same time, other dictatorships, led by royal families, military juntas, and single political parties, persist in repressing and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Story of Psychology

    by Morton Hunt ...
    Socrates, Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Mesmer, William James, Pavlov, Freud, Piaget, Erikson, and Skinner. Each of these thinkers recognized that human beings could examine, comprehend, and eventually guide or influence their own thought processes, emotions, and resulting behavior. The lives and accomplishments of these pillars of psychology, expertly assembled by Morton Hunt, are set against the ... Read more

    $21.00 AUD

  • Freud and Beyond

    A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

    The classic, in-depth history of psychoanalysis, presenting over a hundred years of thought and theoriesSigmund Freud's concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation since Freud's death in 1939. With Freud ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

    Gustave Le Bon (1841–1931) was a French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor, and amateur physicist. He is best known for his 1895 work The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind. His writings incorporate theories of national traits, racial and male superiority, herd behavior and crowd psychology.In the book, Le Bon claims that there are several characteristics of crowd ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Power of Strangers

    The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World

    by Joe Keohane ...
    An exploration of why we don't talk to strangers, and the wonderful things that would happen if we did.'In a thrilling, immersive journey across time and continents, Keohane upends everything we thought we knew about the people we don't know' Will Storr, author of The Science of StorytellingWhen was the last time you spoke to a stranger?In cities, we stand in silent buses and train carriages, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Lives They Left Behind

    Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

    The acclaimed portrait of institutionalized patients whose abandoned possessions recall their forgotten lives“A deeply moving testament to the human side of mental illness.” —Oliver SacksWhen Willard State Hospital closed its doors in 1995, after operating as one of New York State’s largest mental institutions for over 120 years, a forgotten attic filled with suitcases belonging to former patients ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Freud: A Very Short Introduction

    by Anthony Storr ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) revolutionized the way in which we think about ourselves. From its beginnings as a theory of neurosis, Freud developed psycho-analysis into a general psychology which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Perils of Perception

    Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything

    by Bobby Duffy ...
    New Statesman's Best Books of 2018'Mandatory reading' Steven PinkerDo you eat too much sugar? What proportion of your country are immigrants? What does it cost to raise a child? How much tax do the rich pay? Are we more ignorant than we used to be?Take a minute to answer these questions. No matter how educated you are, this book suggests you are likely to be very wrong indeed. Informed by ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Beyond the Pleasure Principle (Illustrated Edition)

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    Sigmund Freud is known around the world as the Father of Psychoanalysis, and for good reason. If anything, Freuds first patient was himself. A sufferer of psychosomatic symptoms, Freud diagnosed himself as having a repressed antagonism against his father. From there, Freud began to build on his now famous concepts of the unconscious, infantile sexuality and repression. And of course, theres his ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis (Illustrated Edition)

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    Anxiety is the mark which shows that the suppressed wish showed itself stronger than the censorship. - Freud. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is known around the world as the Father of Psychoanalysis, and for good reason. If anything, Freuds first patient was himself. A sufferer of psychosomatic symptoms, Freud diagnosed himself as having a repressed antagonism against his father. From there, Freud ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Think Like a Psychologist

    Get to Grips with the Workings of the Human Mind

    by Anne Rooney ...
    series Think Like Series
    Think Like a Psychologist is a fun introduction to the universal aspects of psychology that affect our daily lives and relationships.Using a Q&A format, the book delves into questions such as:• What goes on in your children's minds during adolescence?• Why do many of us feel dissatisfied?• Is it possible to improve your memory?• Can you control your dreams?An accessible read that helps to explain ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Introducing Jung

    A Graphic Guide

    by Maggie Hyde ...
    series Graphic Guides
    'Clever and witty.' Susie Orbach, GuardianCarl Gustav Jung was the enigmatic and controversial father of analytical psychology.This updated edition of Introducing Jung brilliantly explains the theories that underpin Jung’s work, delves into the controversies that led him to break away from Freud and describes his near psychotic breakdown, from which he emerged with radical new insights into the ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Generations

    Does When You’re Born Shape Who You Are?

    by Bobby Duffy ...
    'Subtle and compelling.' Observer'One of the best books of 2021.' The TimesAre we in the middle of a generational war? Are Millennials really entitled 'snowflakes'? Are Baby Boomers stealing their children's futures? Are Generation X the saddest generation? Will Generation Z fix the climate crisis?In this original and deeply researched book, Professor Bobby Duffy explores whether when we're born ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • Against Therapy

    Emotional Tyranny and the Myth of Psychological Healing

    In this ground-breaking and highly controversial book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson attacks the very foundations of modern psychotherapy from Freud to Jung, from Fritz Perls to Carl Rodgers. With passion and clarity, Against Therapy addresses the profession's core weaknesses, contending that, since therapy's aim is to change people, and this is achieved according to therapist's own notions and ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Psych 101

    Psychology Facts, Basics, Statistics, Tests, and More!

    by Paul Kleinman ...
    series Adams 101
    A hands-on approach to exploring the human mindToo often, textbooks turn the noteworthy theories, principles, and experiments of psychology into tedious discourse that even Freud would want to repress. Psych 101 cuts out the boring details and statistics, and instead, gives you a lesson in psychology that keeps you engaged - and your synapses firing.From personality quizzes and the Rorschach Blot ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Young Girl's Diary (Mobi Classics)

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD