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.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, please visit www.routledge.com/books/series/REVIVALS/

  • Elements of Applied Psychology book cover

    Elements of Applied Psychology

    Edited by Peter Spurgeon, Roy Davies, Antony Chapman

    Originally published in 1994, Elements of Applied Psychology provided an introductory survey of the major aspects of applied psychology at the time for students of psychology as a main or ancillary subject. It was the first text to investigate the pressures created by this increased interest in…

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  • Soviet Psychology: History, Theory, Content book cover

    Soviet Psychology

    History, Theory, Content

    By John McLeish

    Originally published in 1975, this title sets out to show us the differences between Soviet and other ways of thinking about nature, man, and society. The basic factor distinguishing Soviet psychology is that it views phenomena from the perspective of a highly articulated body of theoretical…

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  • Stress and Strategy book cover

    Stress and Strategy

    By Shirley Fisher

    Originally published in 1987, this title is concerned with the association between stress and control, and the implications for strategic response. It aims both to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive account of research in the area of stress for the advanced student and to develop a new synthesis…

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  • Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence: The Case of Everyday Physics book cover

    Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence

    The Case of Everyday Physics

    By Christine Howe

    ‘Heat breaks up charcoal and puts sulphur dioxide in’; ‘The air pulls faster on heavy masses.’ These and other similar statements by school-aged children untutored in physics carry two messages. First, children’s pre-instructional conceptions of the physical world are a far cry from the received…

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  • Psychology and Morals: An Analysis of Character book cover

    Psychology and Morals

    An Analysis of Character

    By J. A. Hadfield

    Originally published in 1923, this book had enjoyed constant and wide success, being reprinted fourteen times. In this new and thoroughly revised edition, published in 1964, the author has reconsidered his conclusions in the light of modern psychology of the time, and includes many case histories…

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  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport book cover

    Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

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  • The Social Insects: Their Origin and Evolution book cover

    The Social Insects

    Their Origin and Evolution

    By William Morton Wheeler

    Originally published in 1928, this volume, by a world authority on the subject, sums up our knowledge of the social insects. It inquires what are the social insects and what it is that makes us call them ‘social’. Terebrantia, aculeata, wasps, bees, ants, and termites are discussed in a succession…

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  • Operant Conditioning: An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour book cover

    Operant Conditioning

    An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour

    By Derek E. Blackman

    The approach to psychology advocated by the radical behaviourists was often misunderstood and frequently gave rise to controversy. Originally published in 1974, this book introduced current research in operant conditioning and explains the attempt to understand behaviour inherent in such…

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  • The Psychology of Grandparenthood: An International Perspective book cover

    The Psychology of Grandparenthood

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Peter K. Smith

    The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this book redresses the…

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  • Applied Cognitive Psychology: An Information-Processing Framework book cover

    Applied Cognitive Psychology

    An Information-Processing Framework

    By Paul Barber

    Originally published in 1988 Applied Cognitive Psychology draws on the psychology of perception, attention, and cognition to give an understanding of some everyday activities and skills. Paul Barber focuses on processes involved in selecting simple actions, face perception, reading, and tasks…

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  • Jung and Feminism: Liberating Archetypes book cover

    Jung and Feminism

    Liberating Archetypes

    By Demaris S. Wehr

    Jung, in contrast to Freud, has typically been considered more sympathetic to women largely because of his emphasis on the feminine as a way of being in the world and on the ‘anima’, the unconscious feminine aspect of male personality. Feminists, however, have viewed Jung’s whole notion of the ‘…

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  • Migraine and Other Common Neuroses: A Psychological Study book cover

    Migraine and Other Common Neuroses

    A Psychological Study

    By F.G. Crookshank

    Originally published in 1926, as part of the Psyche Miniatures Medical Series, this title is based on two lectures given to the North-East London Clinical Society and the North-East London Post Graduate College respectively. Francis Graham Crookshank was a British epidemiologist, and a medical and…

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  • Information, Natural Law, and the Self-Assembly of Rhythmic Movement book cover

    Information, Natural Law, and the Self-Assembly of Rhythmic Movement

    By Peter N. Kugler, Michael T. Turvey

    Originally published in 1987, the introduction states: "the authors have successfully accomplished their program – to explain, based on physical representations, the observed relations among various parameters of wrist-pendulum oscillations. Thereby a set of new ideas and concepts, including those…

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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Contemporary Issues in Treatment book cover

    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…

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  • Obese Humans and Rats book cover

    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 (…

    Hardback – 2017-08-05 
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  • Character and the Conduct of Life (Psychology Revivals): Practical Psychology for Everyman book cover

    Character and the Conduct of Life (Psychology Revivals)

    Practical Psychology for Everyman

    By William McDougall

    First published in 1927, the preface reads: "It is directed to men and women of goodwill who are not completely satisfied with themselves, who believe that by taking thought they may add, however little, to their moral stature and to their efficiency in working towards whatever goals they may…

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  • Colour-Blindness: With a Comparison of Different Methods of Testing Colour-Blindness book cover

    Colour-Blindness

    With a Comparison of Different Methods of Testing Colour-Blindness

    By Mary Collins

    Originally published in 1925, this book embodies the results of research on red-green colour-blind subjects, supplemented by brief accounts of blue-yellow, total, and acquired colour-blindness to complete the description of the different forms of the defect. After a historical survey of previous…

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  • Motives and Mechanisms: An Introduction to the Psychology of Action book cover

    Motives and Mechanisms

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Action

    By Rom Harré, David Clarke, Nicola De Carlo

    As the first introductory statement of the ‘new psychology’, Motives and Mechanisms, originally published in 1985, aims to bring the study of human action to the forefront of the subject. Like any science, the practice of psychology is very much influenced by the hidden assumptions of its…

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  • The Hidden Costs of Reward: New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation book cover

    The Hidden Costs of Reward

    New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation

    Edited by Mark R. Lepper, David Greene

    Originally published in 1978, this volume provided a broad survey of the latest research and theory, at the time, concerning the potential detrimental effects of inappropriate uses of tangible rewards to modify behaviour. Overall, this research questions the dominant paradigm within which…

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  • The Psychology of the Learning Group book cover

    The Psychology of the Learning Group

    By John McLeish, Wayne Matheson, James Park

    Originally published in 1973, this work takes a hard look at the claims made for the small group as a learning medium (lecture, structured discussion, ‘sensitivity’, training groups etc.). Various theories of group dynamics, leadership function and learning process are looked at critically on the…

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  • Experimental Psychology book cover

    Experimental Psychology

    By Johannes Lindworsky

    Originally published in German in 1923, this English edition was first published in 1931. From the translators preface: "Experimentelle Psychologie is characterized by an excellent summarizing of the most recent experimental data and by a spirit of fairness which it exhibits in organizing facts…

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  • Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

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  • Child Trauma Handbook: A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents book cover

    Child Trauma Handbook

    A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents

    By Ricky Greenwald

    Originally published in 2005, the Child Trauma Handbook is a user-friendly manual that teaches a comprehensive, research-based, phase-model approach to trauma-informed treatment for children and adolescents. Both new and experienced clinicians will find clear explanations and tips for making the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
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  • A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis book cover

    A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis

    Edited by Jessica Kuper

    Originally published in 1988, this volume provides a broad and eclectic view of psychological theory, methods and practice, covering not only the main branches of academic psychology but also psychiatry, psychoanalysis and other psychotherapies. Although some research and practices will inevitably…

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  • An Image Darkly Forming: Women and Initiation book cover

    An Image Darkly Forming

    Women and Initiation

    By Bani Shorter

    Originally published in 1987, a well-known Jungian analyst, the late Bani Shorter writes here about how women are initiated into becoming themselves. Her book was an important contribution to the field of analytical psychology at the time, as well as to the increasingly popular study of women’s…

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  • Working at the Interface of Cultures: Eighteen Lives in Social Science book cover

    Working at the Interface of Cultures

    Eighteen Lives in Social Science

    Edited by Michael Harris Bond

    Behind the mask of objective science lie the dynamics of what happens to scientists who go to live and work in another culture. Those who work and study in an alien culture often find themselves changed in ways that affect their scientific work. How does this challenge, stimulate, provoke, suggest…

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  • Introduction to Psychotherapy: Its History and Modern Schools book cover

    Introduction to Psychotherapy

    Its History and Modern Schools

    By J. A. Hadfield

    First published in 1967, the original blurb reads: This book is intended to give the intelligent lay reader a comprehensive view of the subject of psychotherapy, the treatment of nervous disorders by mental means. These disorders are of increasing importance on account of their wide-spread nature…

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  • An Outline of Abnormal Psychology book cover

    An Outline of Abnormal Psychology

    By William McDougall

    Originally published in 1926, a complement to the author’s Outline of Psychology, this book surveys the field of neurotic and mental disorders in so far as they are not due to gross organic lesions. It discusses this principal types of mental process that are abnormal or disorderly in the sense…

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  • The Science of Philosophy book cover

    The Science of Philosophy

    By F. H. George

    Originally published in 1981, this book was an attempt to bridge the gap between scientists and philosophers by viewing philosophy, at least in part, through scientific eyes. Professor George is not here concerned with the philosophy of science. Rather he is looking at classical philosophical…

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  • The Psychology of the Movements of Handwriting book cover

    The Psychology of the Movements of Handwriting

    By J. Crépieux-Jamin

    Originally published in 1926, this title is a summary in English of the works of the great French graphologist Jules Crépieux-Jamin. He was recognised at the time in France as the first authority on the subject of graphology, but was less well-known in England and America. This title brought his…

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  • Cognition as Intuitive Statistics book cover

    Cognition as Intuitive Statistics

    By Gerd Gigerenzer, David J. Murray

    Originally published in 1987, this title is about theory construction in psychology. Where theories come from, as opposed to how they become established, was almost a no-man’s land in the history and philosophy of science at the time. The authors argue that in the science of mind, theories are…

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  • Cognitive Processes in Stereotyping and Intergroup Behavior book cover

    Cognitive Processes in Stereotyping and Intergroup Behavior

    Edited by David L. Hamilton

    Originally published in 1981, this volume brings together contributions by several of the authors whose research had contributed significantly to the recent advances in our understanding of the role of cognitive processes in stereotyping and intergroup behaviour at the time. While each chapter…

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  • Attitudes and Decisions book cover

    Attitudes and Decisions

    By J Richard Eiser, Joop van der Pligt

    The concept of attitude has long been a central part of social psychological theories. It is important in other disciplines too, such as economics, business studies, politics and sociology. Originally published in 1988, the authors of this text show how attitudes and motives are crucial in human…

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  • Motivation book cover

    Motivation

    By Phil Evans

    The question of motivation in psychology is the fundamental problem of why organisms behave. In this book, originally published in 1975, various theoretical approaches – based on biological needs or on the way we perceive ourselves and our environment – are described and discussed, together with…

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  • Archetypes book cover

    Archetypes

    By Elémire 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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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…

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  • The Grasp of Consciousness: Action and Concept in the Young Child book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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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