Psychology Revivals

Psychology Revivals is a new initiative aiming to re-issue a wealth of academic works which have long been unavailable. Encompassing a vast range from across the Behavioural Sciences, Psychology Revivals draws upon a distinguished catalogue of imprints and authors associated with Routledge and Psychology Press, restoring to print books by some of the most influential scholars of the last 120 years.

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  • Obese Humans and Rats

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (…

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  • Archetypes

    By Elemire Zolla

    Man is dominated by his archetypes; they mould not only his history but his dreams. But how are we to define and evaluate them? Is it perhaps possible for us to relate more creatively to them? Originally published in 1981, these are some of the questions raised by this title. To answer them the…

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  • Thinking About Thinking

    Studies in the Background of some Psychological Approaches

    By Joan Wynn Reeves

    Originally published in 1965, this title is a series of exploratory essays on approaches to thinking. The central topic is the relation of processes of an associative kind (sometimes irrational, in so far as they are not enmeshed with a world of shared experience) to those involving some degree of…

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  • Chaos and Order in the World of the Psyche

    By Joanne Wieland-Burston

    ‘I don’t know what’s the matter with me – everything’s upside down; the whole world seems chaotic’ Chaos may erupt in our lives in many different ways – through death, divorce, conflict with family, friends or colleagues. It is a frightening and negative experience, destabilizing the individual and…

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  • Reasoning: Representation and Process

    In Children and Adults

    Edited by Rachel Joffe Falmagne

    Originally published in 1975, this volume contains original reports of new models and data in the areas of propositional reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, and transitive inference in children and adults of the time. A wide range of theoretical viewpoints is represented, and an effort is made to…

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  • The Secret Life of Vulnerable Children

    Edited by Ved P. Varma

    How do disturbed children see the world? How can we understand their difficulties? Most children have secret worlds but for some these worlds contain secrets that are both permanent and damaging. Originally published in 1992, this moving account of the secret lives of such vulnerable and disturbed…

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  • The Management of Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    Edited by Ved P. Varma

    The management of children with emotional and behavioural difficulties has always been a source of worry and concern to those who have to deal with them. Many such children are unpredictable, sometimes embarrassing, and can often make us feel helpless. We need to know more about them, and why they…

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  • The A B C of Nerves

    By D.F. Fraser-Harris

    Originally published in 1928, the preface reads: "It is almost impossible to distinguish between what is ‘elementary’ and what is ‘advanced’ in regard to the nervous system. The constitution and functions of that system are so little matters of common knowledge that it would be safe to assume that…

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  • Nervous Breakdown

    Its Cause and Cure

    By W. B. Wolfe

    Originally published in 1934, excerpts from the original preface read: "A Nervous breakdown is a terrifying experience. When it occurs, the patient, his family, and often his friends are panic-stricken. No one knows just what to do with the patient, and the patient is incapable of helping himself.…

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  • Lifestreams

    An Introduction to Biosynthesis

    By David Boadella

    Biosynthesis means "integration of life". It is a holistic form of body psychotherapy, which was founded over forty-five years ago. The concept of life-streams is one of its major foundations, which has since been supported by research in neurobiology. How can we integrate the three most…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
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  • The Grasp of Consciousness

    Action and Concept in the Young Child

    By Jean Piaget

    Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning. The subject of the study is the general stage in a child’s development that comes between his successful performance of an activity without knowing how he did it – that is, what he had…

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  • Psychotherapy with Families

    An Analytic Approach

    Edited by Sally J. Box, Beta Copley, Jeanne Magagna, Errica Moustaki

    Originally published in 1981, this study is the outcome of a clinical workshop based in the Adolescent Department at the Tavistock Clinic; its members at the time shared a tradition and interest in applying psychoanalytic principles to the understanding of groups and institutions and believed in…

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  • Families Under Stress

    A Psychological Interpretation

    By Tony Manocchio, William Petitt

    The family is perhaps the most important single institution in everyone’s life. What happens in such an intense group? How does it develop over time? What happens when stress is placed upon it, whether generated from inside or outside the family? Originally published in 1975, when the late Tony…

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  • Family Systems Application to Social Work

    Training and Clinical Practice

    Edited by Karen Gail Lewis

    Originally published in 1991, this title is a valuable social work text which demonstrated how to apply family system concepts to clinical situations encountered in work with inner-city populations at the time. Unlike traditional theories in clinical social work which were oriented toward the…

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  • Personality

    Measurement and Theory

    By Paul Kline

    Originally published in 1983 and written in the tradition of the British School of Psychology, Spearman, Burt, Eysenck, Cattell, this book from a well-known author was exceptional at the time in its attempt to wed quantification and psychological theory in the study of personality. The student is…

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  • A Handbook of Test Construction

    Introduction to Psychometric Design

    By Paul Kline

    Psychological tests provide reliable and objective standards by which individuals can be evaluated in education and employment. Therefore accurate judgements must depend on the reliability and quality of the tests themselves. Originally published in 1986, this handbook by an internationally…

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  • Psychology Exposed

    Or the Emperor's New Clothes

    By Paul Kline

    Originally published in 1988, in this personal review of the state of academic psychology, Paul Kline draws attention to the way in which his peers at the time studiously avoided such threatening matters as human feelings and emotions, unconscious ‘complexes’ – in short anything that could be…

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  • The Mind and its Mechanism

    By Paul Bousfield, W.R. Bousfield

    First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform. It is the purpose of this book to explain what that immaterial thing is and how…

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  • The Energies of Men

    A Study of the Fundamentals of Dynamic Psychology

    By William McDougall

    First published in 1932, the original blurb states: "This is a simplified condensation of the author’s two volumes, An Outline of Psychology and An Outline of Abnormal Psychology, which together give a comprehensive survey of the principles and findings of modern psychology. This is designed as an…

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  • The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the…

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  • The Education of Children

    By Alfred Adler

    Originally published in 1930, this title looks at the education of children. Adler believes the problems from a psychological point of view are the same as for adults, that of self-knowledge and rational self-direction. However, the difference being that due to the ‘immaturity of children, the…

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  • Models of Thinking

    By Frank H. George

    In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop. The author describes the features that had long been regarded as central to thinking by experimental and…

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  • Cognition

    By Frank H. George

    Originally published in 1962, the problems of cognition dealt with in this book include learning, perception, thinking, memory and linguistic behaviour. It is not a textbook in the ordinary sense, since it presents a particular approach to the subject through experimental psychology, and also, to…

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  • Handbook of Behavioural Family Therapy

    Edited by Ian R.H. Falloon

    First published in 1988, behavioural family therapists worked in an area that had greatly changed since its inception over 20 years before. Growing out of the pioneering work of Gerald Patterson, Robert Paul Liberman, and Richard Stuart, whose backgrounds vary from psychology to psychiatry to…

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  • Social Behavior and Personality

    By Arnold H. Buss

    The fields of social behaviour and personality had for the most part been studied separately, originally published in 1986, this title was one of the first to consider them together. Social behaviours and contexts are analysed and distinctions are suggested. Social behaviours not previously seen as…

    Paperback – 2016-08-20
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  • Mythology of the Soul

    A Research into the Unconscious from Schizophrenic Dreams and Drawings

    By H.G. Baynes

    Originally published in 1940, this classic study of two schizophrenic case-histories further opened up the seemingly intractable problem of this condition; a task preceded by Jung’s own Psychology of Dementia Praecox. It was Baynes’s grasp of the meaning of the symbol coupled with his wide…

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  • Individual Development from an Interactional Perspective

    A Longitudinal Study

    By David Magnusson

    Originally published in 1988, this title presents a longitudinal research project ‘Individual Development and Adjustment’ (IDA), planned and implemented at the Department of Psychology, University of Stockholm. This title concerns the theoretical background of the project, the planning and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-20
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  • Training Behaviour Therapists

    Methods, Evaluation and Implementation with Parents, Nurses and Teachers

    By Derek Milne

    Originally published in 1986, one of the major developments in behavioural psychotherapy and mental health in the previous decade had been the growing involvement of non-psychologists in behaviour therapy. This was a result of the fact that there were too few psychologists to cope with problem…

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  • Methods and Uses of Hypnosis and Self-Hypnosis

    A Treatise on the Powers of the Subconscious Mind

    By Bernard Hollander

    Originally published in 1928, the main object of this book was to draw attention to the importance of hypnotism and its phenomena, in order to stimulate inquiry into what was at the time a ‘mysterious and unexplored subject’. The author had studied hypnotism nearly all his life and practised it for…

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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Contemporary Issues in Treatment

    Edited by Wayne K. Goodman, Matthew V. Rudorfer, Jack D. Maser

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder is now recognized to be a serious and chronic illness affecting more than 2% of the population. While the last decade of the twentieth century witnessed many advances on both the pharmacological and the behavioral fronts, fewer than 50% of cases benefitted…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
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  • Structuralism

    By Jean Piaget

    Originally published in English in 1971, structuralism was an increasingly important method of analysis in disciplines as diverse as mathematics, physics, biology, psychology, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and philosophy. Piaget here offers both a definitive introduction to the method and a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
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  • Memory and Intelligence

    By Jean Piaget, Barbel Inhelder

    In the course of their researches for Mental Imagery in the Child (1971), the authors came to appreciate that action may be more conducive to the formation and conservation of images than is mere perception. This raised the problem of memory and its relation to intelligence, which they examine in…

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  • A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to Clients' Problems

    By Mike Scott

    The most useful therapy is one that can be applied to a wide range of client problems, is easy to learn, and produces lasting results following a brief intervention. The cognitive-behavioural approaches described in this volume probably come nearest to this ideal. Originally published in 1989, this…

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  • Psychology and Psychotherapy

    Current Trends and Issues

    Edited by David Pilgrim

    Originally published in 1983, fifteen well-known psychologists and psychotherapists write about their personal interests to give the reader a vivid picture of the complexities of psychotherapy in Britain at the time. They explore aspects of the interaction and intersection of the psychological and…

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  • Hypnosis and Experience

    The Exploration of Phenomena and Process

    By Peter W. Sheehan, Kevin M. McConkey

    The subject of hypnosis has not lost any of its ability to fascinate and intrigue – and this holds equally true for both the layperson and the student of hypnotic behavior. Phenomena of hypnosis range from simple tasks involving ideomotor response to more complex tasks involving substantial…

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  • Methodologies of Hypnosis

    A Critical Appraisal of Contemporary Paradigms of Hypnosis

    By Peter W. Sheehan, Campbell W. Perry

    Originally published in 1976, this title looks closely at the current nature of controls in hypnosis research at the time and tries to assess what they contributed to our knowledge of hypnosis. Specifically, the book analyses the contributions to our understanding of hypnotic phenomena offered by…

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  • Mental Health Among Elderly Native Americans

    By James L. Narduzzi

    In the 1990s providing mental health services to the elderly and particularly to elderly Native Americans had been an issue of some concern for the last several decades. Despite this, many public decisions made at the time were based on inadequate data. Due to this lack of data, there had been…

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  • Dyspraxia and its Management

    By Nick Miller

    Dyspraxia is a disorder of voluntary, purposeful, learned movement and is one of the most common sequelae of stroke, head-injury, neoplasm and abnormal ageing. It is also a major complicating factor in the assessment and treatment of acquired language, visual-spatial and other movement disorders.…

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  • An Introduction to Attribution Processes

    By Kelly G. Shaver

    Why do people act the way they do? How do their desires and fears become known to us? When are our opinions of others correct, and when are they likely to be mistaken? These are questions which attribution theory tries to answer. Originally published in 1975, this title provides an informal…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
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  • Social and Moral Values

    Individual and Societal Perspectives

    Edited by Nancy Eisenberg, Janusz Reykowski, Ervin Staub

    Originally published in 1989, this joint venture of American and Polish psychologists provides an international perspective on the psychological factors that make people attend to the well-being of others and of society. The individual sections focus on: theoretical perspectives in the nature of…

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  • Germany Possessed

    By H.G. Baynes

    Originally published in 1941, the blurb read: "The aim of this work is to state and understand the psychological dynamics of the present conflict. The author is a medical psychologist who has had unusual opportunities for studying German mentality. He characterizes the condition of Germany as one…

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  • Investigating Psychology

    Sciences of the Mind After Wittgenstein

    By John Hyman

    Originally published in 1991, the essays in this volume are written by philosophers who were convinced that Wittgenstein’s investigations in philosophical psychology were of direct relevance to current experimental psychology at the time. Rather than reflecting on the nature of psychological theory…

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  • Advances in School Psychology

    Volume 8

    Edited by Thomas R. Kratochwill, Stephen N. Elliott, Maribeth Gettinger

    Originally published in 1992, this title is the last in a series of books on school psychology. It contains diverse contributions relevant to school psychology, research, theory and practice at the time. Including chapters on alternative intervention strategies for the treatment of communication…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
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  • Single-Case Research Design and Analysis

    New Directions for Psychology and Education

    Edited by Thomas R. Kratochwill, Joel R. Levin

    Originally published in 1992, the editors of this volume fulfill three main goals: to take stock of progress in the development of data-analysis procedures for single-subject research; to clearly explain errors of application and consider them within the context of new theoretical and empirical…

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  • Evaluating Mental Health Practice

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by Derek Milne

    With the emphasis in the 1980s on effectiveness and efficiency in health services, evaluation of practice was increasingly important. This was particularly true of mental health, where many practices were poorly evaluated and therefore might have been of questionable validity. Originally published…

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  • Acquiring Culture

    Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

    Edited by Gustav Jahoda, Ioan Lewis

    Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child development in their own settings and simply assumed the…

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  • Selective Mutism

    Implications for Research and Treatment

    By Thomas R. Kratochwill

    Originally published in 1981, this title was designed to present a comprehensive review of research on, and treatment of selective mutism. It represents the only systematic overview of research and treatment procedures on this behavioral problem at the time. In many respects the literature on…

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  • Instinct, Environment and Behaviour

    By Stephen Lea

    What can the evolution of animal behaviour tell us about human behaviour? More specifically, how good an account of animal behaviour can we give in terms of evolution, and how do humans fit in with or deviate from the pattern established for other animals? The biological approach to the study of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
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  • Analytical Psychology and the English Mind

    And Other Papers

    By H.G. Baynes

    Originally published in 1950, the name of the late Dr H.G. Baynes was already well-known as a leading exponent of and translator of the writings of Professor C.G. Jung, as author and as psychotherapist. The essay which gives it title to this varied and interesting collection of writings, shows…

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  • Sexuality and the Devil

    Symbols of Love, Power and Fear in Male Psychology

    By Edward J. Tejirian

    At the time of publication our understanding of sexuality relied heavily on biology, and also on morality, as was particularly evident when homosexuality and bisexuality were discussed. In this title, originally published in 1990, the author presents a compelling case for viewing the sexual…

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