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Lacan with the Philosophers
Lacan with the Philosophers
By Ruth Ronen

Lacan with the Philosophers creates a dialogue between the oeuvre of psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan and philosophy. Major philosophical figures to which Lacan vastly referred are examined around key concepts fundamental to philosophy – being, truth, knowledge, the good, the subject.

Available Apr 2018
Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health
Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health
Edited by Marina Morrow and Lorraine Halinka Malcoe

An exceptional showcase of interdisciplinary research, Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health presents various critical theories, methodologies, and methods for transforming mental health research and fostering socially-just mental health practices.

Published Jun 2017
PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel: A Nation on the Couch
PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel: A Nation on the Couch
By Keren Friedman-Peleg

In PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel, Keren Friedman-Peleg sheds light on a new way of speaking about mental vulnerability and national belonging in contemporary Israel.

Published Dec 2016
Geriatric Psychiatry Review and Exam Preparation Guide: A Case-Based Approach
Geriatric Psychiatry Review and Exam Preparation Guide: A Case-Based Approach
By Mark J. Rapoport, Dallas Seitz and Andrew Wiens, Evan Lilly

Geriatric Psychiatry is a succinct and advanced review of geriatric psychiatry that will help clinicians meet the demands of an aging population.

Published Dec 2016
Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
By Nichola Khan

This brief book introduces the ways in which contemporary anthropology engages with the "psych" disciplines: psychology, psychiatry, and medicine.

Published Nov 2016
Private Profits versus Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Private Profits versus Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
By Joel Lexchin

In his new work, Private Profits versus Public Policy, Joel Lexchin addresses this question as he examines how public policy with respect to the pharmaceutical industry has evolved in Canada over the past half century.

Published Sep 2016
Love, Fear, and Health: How Our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care
Love, Fear, and Health: How Our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care
By Robert Maunder and Jonathan Hunter

Using attachment theory, Maunder and Hunter provide a practical, clinically focused introduction to the influence of attachment styles on an individual’s risk of disease and the effectiveness of their interactions with health care providers.

Published Sep 2015
The Myth of the Born Criminal: Psychopathy, Neurobiology, and the Creation of the Modern Degenerate
The Myth of the Born Criminal: Psychopathy, Neurobiology, and the Creation of the Modern Degenerate
By Jarkko Jalava, Stephanie Griffiths, and Michael Maraun

A stunning merger of rigorous science and clear-sighted cultural analysis, The Myth of the Born Criminal is for anyone who wonders just what truth – or fiction – lurks behind the study of psychopathy.

Published Jun 2015
A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta's Eugenic Years
A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta's Eugenic Years
By Claudia Malacrida

Using rare interviews with former inmates and workers, institutional documentation, and governmental archives, Claudia Malacrida illuminates the dark history of the treatment of “mentally defective” children and adults at the Michener Centre in Red Deer, Alberta.

Published Jan 2015
Solution-Focused Interviewing: Applying Positive Psychology, A Manual for Practitioners
Solution-Focused Interviewing: Applying Positive Psychology, A Manual for Practitioners
By Ronald E. Warner

Based on Warner’s extensive clinical experience and therapy workshops conducted over more than two decades, Solution-Focused Interviewing is the first skill-development manual based on this innovative tri-phase approach to counseling and applied positive psychology.

Published Oct 2013