Mental Health: Book Series

Psychology Revivals

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

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  • Early Language Development

    Implications for Clinical and Educational Practice, 1st Edition

    By John Harris

    Language is of central importance in children’s development and vital for their success at school and in the world beyond. Designed for the many professionals involved in encouraging language development, Early Language Development, originally published in 1990, will enable them to get to grips…

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  • Obese Humans and Rats (Psychology Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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 (…

    Paperback – 2020-02-05 
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  • The Wave Theory of Difference and Similarity

    1st Edition

    By Stephen W. Link

    Two experimental procedures prompted the empirical development of psychophysical models: those that measure response frequency, often referred to as response probability; and those that measure response time, sometimes referred to as reaction time. The history of psychophysics is filled with…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Voices of Feminist Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Friar Williams

    Feminist therapy was created in the late 1960s, concurrent with the founding of The Association for Women in Psychology. Its early practitioners had diverse lifestyles, backgrounds, and often unconventional training, but all had a common and radical goal of providing an alternative therapy for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15
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  • Reasons for Realism

    Selected Essays of James J. Gibson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Reed, Rebecca Jones

    James J. Gibson’s numerous theoretical and empirical contributions to the understanding of how people perceive were innovative, controversial, often radical, and always profound. Many of his ideas revolutionized the science of perception, and his influence continued to grow throughout the world.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
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  • Artificial Intelligence

    Research Directions in Cognitive Science: European Perspectives Vol. 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by D. Sleeman, N. O. Bernsen

    Originally published in 1992, this title reviews seven major subareas in artificial intelligence at that time: knowledge acquisition; logic programming and representation; machine learning; natural language; vision; the design of an AI programming environment; and medicine, a major application area…

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  • Culture and Family

    Problems and Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Wen-Shing Tseng, Jing Hsu

    Originally published in 1991, this landmark guide gave brilliant insights on dealing with the cultural aspects of family mental health. It systematically reviews various dimensions of the family from a cross-cultural perspective, including system, development, behaviour, and functioning. It then…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
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  • The Psychology of Questions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur C. Graesser, John B. Black

    Originally published in 1985, the chapters in this volume collectively approach the phenomenon of questioning from many perspectives. There are studies on question comprehension, question answering, question asking and the influence of adjunct questions on text comprehension and memory. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
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  • Drugs, Daydreaming, and Personality

    A Study of College Youth, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Segal, George J. Huba, Jerome L. Singer

    Originally published in 1980, this book presents a detailed account of a series of investigations that examined the patterns of resort to drugs and alcohol use in college youth, and how such substance uses are linked to personality characteristics and daydreaming patterns. The Editors chose to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
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  • Some Personality Determinants of the Effects of Participation

    1st Edition

    By Victor H. Vroom

    Originally published in 1960, this study was carried out as part of the research of the Organizational Behavior and Human Relations Program of the Institute of Social Research. The primary purpose was to determine the effects of participation in decision-making on people with different personality…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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  • Artificial Intelligence

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Alan Garnham

    First published in 1987, this book provides a stimulating introduction to artificial intelligence (AI) - the science of thinking machines. After a general introduction to AI, including its history, tools, research methods, and its relation to psychology, Garnham gives an account of AI research in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
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  • Applications of Conditioning Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Davey

    The area of applied psychology known as behaviour modification or behaviour therapy had progressed remarkably in the ten years, prior to publication. Illustrative of this progress is the variety of therapeutic and behaviour management techniques now available to the applied psychologist. This…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
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  • The Psychology of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Neil Bolton

    In this concise and lucid survey, originally published in 1972, the author considers the major theoretical perspectives influential in the psychology of thinking at the time. They are looked at in relation to the problems which they are designed to answer and their success in accounting for the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Contemporary Issues in Treatment, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
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  • Operant Conditioning

    An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
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  • The Psychology of Grandparenthood

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
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  • Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse, 1st Edition

    By Jean Renvoize

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

    Paperback – 2018-07-02
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  • Teachers in Control

    Cracking the Code, 1st Edition

    By Martin Powell, Jonathan Solity

    In an increasingly centralized education system, how can teachers recover the freedom to make their own decisions? Originally published in 1990, the teaching profession had seldom been under greater pressure. Teachers in Control aimed to help teachers to understand the forces that shaped their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18
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  • An Introduction to Attribution Processes

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
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  • Social and Moral Values

    Individual and Societal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
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  • Germany Possessed

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
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  • Investigating Psychology

    Sciences of the Mind After Wittgenstein, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
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  • Sexuality and the Devil

    Symbols of Love, Power and Fear in Male Psychology, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Damaged Life

    The Crisis of the Modern Psyche, 1st Edition

    By Tod Sloan

    What are the psychological problems caused by modernization? How can we minimize its negative effects? Modernization has brought many material benefits to us, yet we are constantly told how unhappy we are: crime, divorce, suicide, depression and anxiety are rampant. How can this contradiction be…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • A Psychology with a Soul

    Psychosynthesis in Evolutionary Context, 1st Edition

    By Jean Hardy

    A comprehensive approach to self-realization, psychosynthesis was developed between 1910 and the 1950s by the Italian psychiatrist Roberto Assagioli. Assagioli like Jung, diverged from Freud in order to develop an understanding of human nature that took account of spiritual dimensions. This book,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Nervous Disorders and Religion

    A Study of Souls in the Making, 1st Edition

    By John G. McKenzie

    Originally published in 1951, this title is a study in developmental psychology with special reference to the effect of various types of religion on mental health and religious experience. With instinct as a ‘disappearing category’ in the psychology of human nature, a new approach to the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Guilt

    Its Meaning and Significance, 1st Edition

    By John G. McKenzie

    It is acknowledged by most students of human behaviour that the idea of guilt is closely connected with that of man’s freedom and responsibility. It is a theme of law-court and pulpit, a concern of psychoanalysis and probation officers, a growing pre-occupation of the novelist. Our era has even…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Personal Problems of Conduct and Religion

    1st Edition

    By J.G. McKenzie

    Originally published in 1932, Professor McKenzie, author of ‘Souls in the Making’, had been deeply interested for years in helping those afflicted with nervous troubles, moral conflicts, or religious doubts. Each chapter of this book deals with some concrete problem which he had actually faced with…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Psychology, Psychotherapy and Evangelicalism

    1st Edition

    By J.G. McKenzie

    Originally published in 1940, this is a contribution to the better understanding of Evangelical experience and doctrine. It is the author’s belief that the application of psychology to religion in general can make little or no further advance except through the study of particular types of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Mastery Motivation in Early Childhood

    Development, Measurement and Social Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Messer

    All children possess a motive to ‘master’ the various tasks and problems that they face. Without mastery motivation, it is doubtful whether children would make progress in cognitive, social communicative and other domains. Although all children possess this motivation, it will vary according to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
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  • Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Corinne Squire

    Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology. In this clear introductory text, originally published in 1989, Corinne Squire examines what feminism and psychology mean to each other, concentrating…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
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  • Family-Peer Relationships

    Modes of Linkage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross D. Parke, Gary W. Ladd

    Originally published in 1992, this volume provided an up-to-date overview of recent research concerning the links between family and peer systems. Considerable work in the past had focused on family issues or peer relationships, but these systems had typically been considered separately. This…

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  • Evangelical Religion and Popular Education

    A Modern Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By John McLeish

    Under the influence of the evangelical movement in the 18th and early 19th centuries education, in one form or another, was brought to a vast number of people in England and Wales. Originally published in 1969, it is this phenomenon that forms the subject of Dr McLeish’s book. The two central…

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  • Concept Development in the Secondary School

    1st Edition

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces the reader to work on the intellectual development of adolescents relevant to the secondary school teacher. It covers the teaching of English, history, geography, economics, politics, legal studies, physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.…

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  • Concept Development in the Primary School

    1st Edition

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces work on the intellectual development of children in the primary school. It contains chapters on the teaching of reading, writing, art, science and mathematics. While critical of many of the once popular ideas of Jean Piaget, the author also…

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  • Psyche, Culture and the New Science

    The Role of PN, 1st Edition

    By E. W. F. Tomlin

    Originally published in 1985, this distinguished and constructive critique of modern culture introduced into our language a brand-new term, ‘PN’, standing for ‘psychic nutrition’, which at the time promised to become a household expression. Drawing on his first-hand knowledge of oriental…

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  • Elements of Applied Psychology

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
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  • Soviet Psychology

    History, Theory, Content, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
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  • Stress and Strategy

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
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  • The Social Insects

    Their Origin and Evolution, 1st Edition

    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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  • Applied Cognitive Psychology

    An Information-Processing Framework, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
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  • Jung and Feminism

    Liberating Archetypes, 1st Edition

    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 ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
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  • Migraine and Other Common Neuroses

    A Psychological Study, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
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  • Information, Natural Law, and the Self-Assembly of Rhythmic Movement

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
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  • Character and the Conduct of Life (Psychology Revivals)

    Practical Psychology for Everyman, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
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  • Colour-Blindness

    With a Comparison of Different Methods of Testing Colour-Blindness, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
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  • Motives and Mechanisms

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Action, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15
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