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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  • 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…

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  • Memory and Intelligence

    By Jean Piaget, Bärbel 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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  • 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…

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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…

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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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  • Damaged Life

    The Crisis of the Modern Psyche

    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…

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  • A Psychology with a Soul

    Psychosynthesis in Evolutionary Context

    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,…

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  • Nervous Disorders and Religion

    A Study of Souls in the Making

    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…

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  • Guilt

    Its Meaning and Significance

    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…

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  • Personal Problems of Conduct and Religion

    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…

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  • Psychology, Psychotherapy and Evangelicalism

    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…

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  • Mastery Motivation in Early Childhood

    Development, Measurement and Social Processes

    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…

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  • Brain, Mind, and the External Signs of Intelligence

    By Bernard Hollander

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title originally published in 1931 looks at the different regions of the brain and their…

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  • Fifty Years of the Tavistock Clinic

    By H.V. Dicks

    Originally published in 1970 this title commemorates the men and ideas that started, inspired and established a pioneer institution in British psychiatry. Based on the impetus of Freudian and related innovations after the First World War, the Tavistock Clinic offered treatment, training and…

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  • Marital Tensions

    Clinical Studies Towards a Psychological Theory of Interaction

    By Henry V. Dicks

    Originally published in 1967, this book gathers together the various aspects of Dr Dick’s theoretical and clinical approach to marriage difficulties into a coherent system for the benefit of professional workers and students who were concerned with family and community psychiatry and case work at…

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  • Reading Retardation and Multi-Sensory Teaching

    By Charles Hulme

    Originally published in 1981, this title is based on the author’s doctoral thesis and the research reported was carried out at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. By the 1980s it was generally recognised that there are a number of children of adequate general…

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  • Race and Culture in Psychiatry

    By Suman Fernando

    As psychiatry has developed it has proved to be susceptible to the influence of contemporary social and political mores. With its origins in nineteenth-century Europe, psychiatry evolved as an ethnocentric body of knowledge, the vehicle of implicit and overt racism. Originally published in 1988…

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  • Time, Space, and Number in Physics and Psychology

    By William R. Uttal

    The crux of the debate between proponents of behavioral psychology and cognitive psychology focuses on the issue of accessibility. Cognitivists believe that mental mechanisms and processes are accessible, and that their inner workings can be inferred from experimental observations of behavior.…

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  • Abnormal Children

    A Book for Parents, Teachers, and Medical Officers of Schools

    By Bernard Hollander

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1916 deals with "the nervous defects of children, and the…

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  • The Psychology of Misconduct, Vice, and Crime

    By Bernard Hollander

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his…

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  • Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology

    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…

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  • Family-Peer Relationships

    Modes of Linkage

    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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  • Concept Development in the Secondary School

    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

    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

    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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  • Sensation Seeking

    Beyond the Optimal Level of Arousal

    By Marvin Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1979, this title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived. Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is a chance…

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  • Loss and Change

    Revised Edition

    By Peter Marris

    First published in 1974, then reissued in 1986 with a long introduction by the author, which developed the analysis in the light of recent theory and related it to work done in the field since its first publication. The late Peter Marris shows how understanding grief can help us to understand…

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  • Parent-Baby Attachment in Premature Infants

    Edited by John A. Davis, Martin Richards, N R C Roberton

    Originally published in 1983, in the two decades prior to publication, specialised neonatal units for the treatment of sick or preterm babies had been set up in most major neonatal centres. In the early years these units did little to prevent separation of parents and babies and evidence…

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  • Couples and Change

    Edited by Barbara Jo Brothers

    First published in 1996, this enlightening book about facilitating therapeutic change within the couple relationship opens with a transcript of one of a series of lectures by Virginia Satir. It presents readers with Satir’s observations – observations that show the difference between thinking with…

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  • Coupling... What Makes Permanence?

    Edited by Barbara Jo Brothers

    Originally published in 1991, the theme for this title is the exploration of the components of lasting, long-term relationships. It begins with the first part of an interview between Sheldon Starr and Virginia Satir, made in 1985 and is followed by a comment on that interview by the Editor. Other…

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  • Managing Madness

    Changing Ideas and Practice

    By Joan Busfield

    Psychiatry regularly comes under attack as a way of caring for and controlling the mentally ill. Originally published in 1986, this title explores the history and theory of psychiatry to illuminate current practice at the time, and shows why mental health services had developed in particular ways.…

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  • Clinical Psychology

    Research and Developments

    By Helen Dent

    Originally published in 1987, this book presents papers from the First Conference of European Clinical Psychologists, held at the University of Kent Canterbury in July of that year. It shows some of the most exciting and recent developments in research and innovations in professional practice from…

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  • Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children

    Edited by Mary Boston, Rolene Szur

    Originally published in 1983, this study describes the experience of severely deprived children referred for individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London, and at other clinics and schools. Most were living in children’s homes, all came from chaotic and disrupted…

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  • Minds in Distress

    A Psychological Study of the Masculine and Feminine Mind in Health and in Disorder

    By A. E. Bridger

    Originally published in 1913, this title looks at how the mind affects health. Up until this time medicine was mainly concerned with the ‘physical side of man’, this title aims to redress the balance. The author defines the two types of mind: masculine and feminine and goes on to show ‘that upon…

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  • Evangelical Religion and Popular Education

    A Modern Interpretation

    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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  • Nervous Disorders of Men

    The Modern Psychological Conception of their Causes, Effects, and Rational Treatment

    By Bernard Hollander

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1916, looks at ‘the numerous nervous illnesses of men, in…

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  • Aspects of Grief

    Bereavement in Adult Life

    By Jane Littlewood

    How do bereaved people come to terms with their loss? What factors are important in successful coping? The death of a loved one is one of the most painful experiences that we have to encounter. If the loved one is a child or partner the experience can be especially devastating. How do we cope? Do…

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  • Nervous Disorders of Women

    The Modern Psychological Conception of their Causes, Effects and Rational Treatment

    By Bernard Hollander

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1916, looks at ‘the numerous nervous illnesses of women, in…

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  • 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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