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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume I

    History and Method

    By Jean Piaget, Paul Fraisse, Maurice Reuchlin

    First published in English 1968, in this volume Paul Fraisse begins with history, looking at the evolution of experimental psychology, starting with its origins. He then moves on to the establishment of experimental psychology around the world. In the second chapter he discusses the experimental…

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  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume VII

    Intelligence

    By Pierre Oléron, Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder, Pierre Gréco

    First published in English in 1969, the book opens with a chapter by Pierre Oléron on intellectual activities. These fall into three groups: inductive activities (the apprehension of laws, relations and concepts), reasoning and problem solving. It describes typical methods and essential results…

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  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume IV

    Learning and Memory

    By Jean François Le Ny, Gérard de Montpellier, Geneviève Oléron, César Florès

    First published in English in 1970, the first chapter of the book is concerned with conditioned reactions. Jean François le Ny discusses ways in which conditioned reactions are acquired and the laws governing their function. The second contributor, Gérard de Montpellier, looks at different types of…

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  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume V

    Motivation, Emotion and Personality

    By Joseph Nuttin, Paul Fraisse, Richard Meili

    First published in English in 1968, Joseph Nuttin contributes the first chapter, on Motivation. He discusses various aspects of the motivational process. Such as incentives, conflict, social motivation, and negative motivation, and describes the mechanism of the process. The second chapter, by Paul…

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  • The Psychology of Control and Aging

    Edited by Margret M. Baltes, Paul B. Baltes

    Originally published in 1986, the central topic of this book is the analysis and application of control-related beliefs and behaviours for theory and practice in the psychology of aging. The volume was written for two specific interrelated purposes aimed at cross-fertilization between the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
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  • 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

    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

    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

    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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  • Hypnosis (Psychology Revivals)

    A Guide for Patients and Practitioners

    By David Waxman

    Hypnosis is now being used by doctors, dentists and therapists to help cure or relieve a wide range of illnesses, personality problems and emotional and psychological conditions. It has been used to treat phobias and many nervous symptoms; the help people give up smoking, alcohol and drugs; to…

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  • Culture and Early Interactions (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Tiffany M. Field, Anita Miller Sostek, Peter Vietze, P. Herbert Leiderman

    In the late 1960s, after a period of intense acceleration of the pace of research on human infancy, a number of investigators – some anthropologists, some psychologists, some psychiatrists and paediatricians, and even a few ethologists – developed the conviction that certain contributions to the…

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  • Rational-Emotive Therapy (Psychology Revivals)

    Fundamentals and Innovations

    By Windy Dryden

    Rational-emotive therapy was developed over a number of years from the work of Albert Ellis, who set up the Institute of Rational-Emotive Therapy in New York. As a form of therapy it integrates some of the features of both the behaviour therapies and the more traditional psychotherapies, although…

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  • Current Issues in Rational-Emotive Therapy (Psychology Revivals)

    By Windy Dryden

    In his earlier book Rational-Emotive Therapy: Fundamentals and Innovations Dr Dryden outlined the central features of Rational-Emotive Therapy (RET) as it had developed in and from the work of Albert Ellis. He then proceeded to discuss innovations within the theory, several of which had been…

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  • Key Cases in Psychotherapy (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Windy Dryden

    Originally published in 1987, the purpose of this book was to show how therapists grappled with cases which challenged their ideas about the theory and practice of psychotherapy at the time, and how they revised these ideas as a result of encountering these cases. The contributors, leading…

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  • Working with Groups (Psychology Revivals)

    The Social Psychology of Discussion and Decision

    By Josephine Klein

    Originally published in 1963, this book was one of the first to explore group process and working with groups. The introductory chapter tells us that working with groups requires three skills: and understanding of theory, a knowledge of its application, and trained experience in its use. It goes on…

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  • Learning and the Development of Cognition (Psychology Revivals)

    By Barbel Inhelder, Hermine Sinclair, Magali Bovet

    How do children learn and how are new modes of thought developed? These questions have for years been of paramount interest to psychologists and others concerned with the cognitive development of the child. In this major work, originally published in 1974 and reporting on over ten years’ research…

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  • The Practice of Psychotherapy (Psychology Revivals)

    506 Questions and Answers

    By Lewis R. Wolberg

    Freud once humorously remarked that "Anyone who wants to make a living from the treatment of nervous patients must clearly be able to do something to help them". It is amazing how frequently this simple precept is ignored and, when a patient does not get well, how often the failure is attributed to…

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  • Pavlovian Second-order Conditioning (Psychology Revivals)

    Studies in Associative Learning

    By Robert A. Rescorla

    Originally published in 1980, this volume explores some of the dramatic and exciting changes that had taken place in the field of conditioning in the 15 years prior to publication. The usefulness of a particular learning procedure, second-order conditioning, is explored in three aspects of the…

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  • The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jean Piaget, Barbel Inhelder

    Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors’ previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is the result of two preoccupations: how thought that is in the process of formation acts to…

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  • Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    A Study of Mental Life

    By Robert S. Woodworth, Donald G. Marquis

    First published in 1922, this popular title by R. S Woodworth was revised several times. This twentieth edition from 1949 brought D.G. Marquis on board and was thoroughly revised again, originally published in its current form in 1963. One of the most famous and successful introductions to…

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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 (…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18 
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  • 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

    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

    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

    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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  • Character and the Conduct of Life

    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

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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…

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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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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