The Sullivan Library is constantly adding new titles and updated editions of texts to our collection. In an effort to draw attention to all the great material we have to offer, we are highlighting new book purchases by subject area.
In conjunction with Psychology Information Day on Tuesday, November 1st in Palisades Room, check out some of our recently added Psychology titles!
By Jeffrey A. Lieberman
DC Call Number – 616.89 L621s
Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining “lunatics” in cold cells, but the path has been anything but smooth. Traces the field from its birth as a mystic pseudo-science to its late blooming maturity–beginning after World War II–as a science-driven profession that saves lives–with portraits of the field’s luminaries from Sigmund Freud to Eric Kandel.
MADNESS IN CIVILIZATION: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF INSANITY, FROM THE BIBLE TO FREUD, FROM THE MADHOUSE TO MODERN MEDICINE
By Andrew Scull
DC Call Number – 616.89 Scu45m
Worldwide in scope and ranging from antiquity to the present, Scull describes madness and our attempts to understand and treat it.
By Laura Martocci
DC Call Number – 302.343 M367b
Martocci critiques the social forces that gave rise to, and help maintain, the “bully culture.” She analyzes the dynamics that foment bullying and how to deal with the pain using cultural supports that are already in place.
By Premilla D’Cruz
DC Call Number – 331.256 D339d
Cruz defines the concept of depersonalized workplace bullying, highlighting its distinctive features and making recommendations for intervention.
By Joshua Ehrlich
DC Call Number – 306.89 Eh89d
This book details how therapists can facilitate mourning through individual therapy and through interventions with parents.
By Matthieu Ricard
DC Call Number – 171.8 R357a
The author makes the case for genuine concern for the well-being of others, which in the end, can answer the main challenges of our time: economic inequality, life satisfaction, and environment sustainability. He champions the cultivation of altruistic love as the best means for simultaneously benefiting ourselves and our global society.
By Larry R. Decker
DC Call Number – 616.8521 D357a
This is a guide for therapists as well as family and others caring for combat veterans.
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