psychology

The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom to the Test of Modern Science

This book comes from social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. The publishers say: “Every culture rests on a bedrock of folk wisdom handed down through generations.The pronouncements of philosophers are homespun by our grandmothers, and find their way into our common sense: what…
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People with psychosis can heal by rebuilding their life stories

This article by Henry R. Cowan has been published on the Psyche website. Although it uses the scientifically meaningless term “schizophrenia”, it nonetheless has valuable things to say. It begins: “What would you say if I asked you to tell the story…
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The Broken Mirror: Refracted Visions of Ourselves

This book has been written by Dr. James Hollis. The publishers say: “The Broken Mirror: Refracted Visions of Ourselves explores the need to know ourselves more deeply, and the many obstacles that stand in our way. The various chapters illustrate internal obstacles…
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“I’m Normal” and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves

This article – subtitled “Why we are misled by statistics” – has been written by Dr. Steven C. Hayes and published in Psychology Today. It begins: “Our minds think in terms of categories and concepts. It comes easy to us. It’s…
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Be gone Mr Pearson’s correlations coefficient! – Statistics and the Dead Poet’s Society

This blog post comes from Renée Spencer, a community mental health practitioner with experience and training in teaching, counseling, art therapy, and psychology.  It begins: “‘Rip, Rip, Rip … this is a battle, a war, and the casualties could be your heart…
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Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth/Healing the Mind

This book has been edited by Theodore Roszak, Mary E. Gomes and Allen D. Kanner. The publishers say: “This pathfinding collection has become a seminal text for the burgeoning ecopsychology movement, which has brought key new insights to environmentalism and revolutionized…
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Formulation in Psychology and Psychotherapy: Making Sense of People’s Problems

This book has been co-edited by Lucy Johnstone and Rudi Dallos. It contains an overview of many different models of formulation. The publishers say: “The first edition of Formulation in Psychology and Psychotherapy caught the wave of growing interest in formulation in a…
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