Psychiatry Classics




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  • The Anatomy of Melancholy

    The Anatomy of Melancholy

    Robert Burton
    The Anatomy of Melancholy is a patchwork quilt of almost half-a-million words of miscellaneous learning, an inexhaustible quarry of quotations, a rambling, often irrelevant, irregularly systematised commentary on the human comedy, always excessive and overspilling. It is the life work of a melancholy philosopher who in spite of his depression […]
  • Observations on Madness and Melancholy

    Observations on Madness and Melancholy

  • The Origin of the Distinction of Ranks

    To Wrestle with Demons

    Dr. Keith Ablow - SIGNED
    From America's most well-known psychiatrist . . . To Wrestle With Demons offers a rare glimpse of this healer's innermost thoughts about how his work affects patients, deeply moves him, and reflects the society in which we live. Describing the unconscious as music, Dr. Ablow recalls the process of helping […]
  • Lectures on Conditioned Reflexes

    Lectures on Conditioned Reflexes

    A guide for anybody with a keen interest in the workings of the human brain. This book shows the historical development of the subject from the very beginning, and it contains most of the important facts which the author has discovered.  The story of Pavlov's dog being conditioned to drool […]
  • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

    William James
    The Varieties of Religious Experience, published in 1902, is comprised of the Gifford Lectures on Natural Religion delivered by William James at the University of Edinburgh in 1901 and 1902. Using individual case histories of people “for whom religion exists not as a dull habit, but as an acute fever,” […]
  • Inside the Mind of Casey Anthony by Dr. Keith Ablow - SIGNED

    Inside the Mind of Casey Anthony

    Dr. Keith Ablow - SIGNED
    The trial of the twenty-five-year-old Casey Anthony for the murder of her daughter Caylee, was the most sensational case in America since O. J. Simpson's - with a verdict every bit as stunning. After being acquitted in July 2011, Ms. Anthony instantly became one of the most infamous women in […]
  • Elements of Folk Psychology: Outlines of a Psychological History of the Development of Mankind

    Elements of Folk Psychology: Outlines of a Psychological History of the Development of Mankind

    Wilhelm Wundt
    Wilhelm Max Wundt (1832-1920) studied normal individual reactions, reflex responses, and general – that is, social and cultural – behavior and interpreted them in terms of neural mechanisms. For this, he is credited as a founder of experimental psychology. It was he whom K. Danziger, in the Companion to the […]
  • Insanity in Ancient and Modern Life

    Insanity in Ancient and Modern Life

    Daniel Hack Tuke, M.D
    Daniel Tuke’s book discusses the prevalence as well as causes of insanity in various ancient cultures such as The Prehistoric Period, Egyptian, Jewish, Greek, and Roman. In modern causes of insanity Tuke looks at various facets in regard to everyday life: working classes, agricultural districts, defective nourishment and so on. […]
  • Man a Machine

    Man a Machine

    Julien Offray De La Mettrie
    Julien Offray De La Mettrie, respected French physician of his time, created a scandal in the mid-eighteenth century based on his viewpoints of materialistic philosophy. Humans, though a highly complex living machine, behave automatically according to La Mettrie. He notes that physical phenomena, consciousness, emotion, will, memory, and moral sense […]

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