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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life

By: Adam Phillips

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039324


A transformative book about the lives we wish we had and what they can teach us about who we are. All of us lead two parallel lives: the one we are actively living, and the one we feel we should have had or might yet have. As hard as we try to exist in the moment, the unlived life is an inescapable presence, a shadow at our heels. And this itself can become the story of our lives: an elegy to unmet needs and sacrificed desires. We become haunted by the myth of our own p... View more info

Side Effects (First Edition)

By: Adam Phillips

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London and New York, Hamish Hamilton: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039337


Psychoanalysis works by attending to the patient's side effects, "what falls out of his pockets once he starts speaking." Undergoing psychoanalytic therapy is always a leap into the dark like dedicating our hearts and intellect to a powerful work of literature, it's impossible to know beforehand its ultimate effect and consequences. One must remain open to where the "side effects" will lead.Erudite, eloquent, and enthrallingly observant, Adam Phillips is ... View more info

An Experimental Study of the Mental Processes involved in Judgment (First Edition)_

By: B. P. Stevanovic

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006383


Original paper wraps, tail of spine just a bit worn, illustrated, Part British Journal of Psychology monograph supplements, No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Family Face of Schizophrenia

By: Backlar, Patricia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tarcher: 1995-04-19

Seller ID: 031660


Near fine paperback with very light shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Breaking Free from Domestic Violence (Signed)

By: Brinegar, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Compcare Publishers: 1992

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038687


Written by one of the most noted authorities in the field. Paperback. Inscribed by the author on title page. 158pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grieving Time

By: Brooks, Anne M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harmony: 1989-01-13

Seller ID: 022172


Near fine hardcover in near fine dust jacket. Very slight shelf wear. Gift worthy! Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

memories, Dreams, Reflections

By: C. G. Jung

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1973

Edition: 14th Edition

Seller ID: 036365


Recorded and Edited by Aniela Jaffe. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Revised Edition. Blue cloth with gold spine lettering and design. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. xvii, 410pp. Solid copy. Top of text-block age toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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In the Ever After - Fairy Tales and the Second Half of Life

By: Chinen, Allen B.; Chinen, Allan B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chiron Publications: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 021222


Illustrated cover, no writing in the book, 203pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

the three faces of Eve (First Edition)

By: Corbett H. Thigpen and Hervey M. Cleckley

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Toronto and London, McGraw-Hill Book Co: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039021


Two toned cloth. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Illustrated. ix, 308pp. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

So Fair A House: The Story of Synanon (Signed)

By: Daniel Casriel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 026312


Black cloth with gold lettering. Author's gift inscription on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Mylar cover. xiv, 224pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Criticism in Your Life: How to Give It--How to Take It--How to Make It Work for You (First Edition Hardcover)

By: Deborah Bright

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Master Media Pub Corp: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033895


Rare hardcover edition. Two toned cloth. xv, 232pp. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Human Animal (Signed First Edition)

By: Donahue, Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031117


Inscribed to John Schell, a World War 2 ace. Also includes a letter from the President of Multimedia Entertainment (Mike Weinblatt) to John Schell. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

How Children are Helped by Suggestion During Sleep

By: Elizabeth Towne, Rev. Andrews Beded, Amy Kingsland Pennington and Mr. John Doe

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Holyoke, MA, The Elizabeth Towne Co: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036414


Paperback. Stapled booklet. Original paper wraps. With the Nautilus seal on rear "Self-Help Through Self-Knowledge" 28 pages. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Bashful Boy's Book (Signed First Edition)

By: Elmer Wheeler

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 025392


Black cloth with red lettering, inscribed to the author's father on front free end-paper, illustrated, 216pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Anthropology of Self and Behavior

By: Erchak, Gerald M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 038728


Gerald Erchak's engaging book stakes out a position in the field of psychological anthropology. He addresses himself primarily to students in the field, and also to specialists who want a clearly presented approach. He argues that culture shapes the human self and behavior, and that the self and behavior are in turn adapted to culture. After defining basic concepts and debates in the field, Erchak takes up the topics of socialization, gender, sexuality, collective behavi... View more info

Mysticism: A Study in the Nature and Development of Man's Spiritual Consciousness

By: Evelyn Underhill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1952

Edition: 12th Edition

Seller ID: 040640


Green cloth. Nice copy. Private library mark on front free end paper. xviii, 519pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Science of Ourselves (a Sequel to the 'Descent of Man')

By: Fuller, Sir Bampfylde.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003656


Black lettering on red boards. Owners name inside front cover. This is a very scarce book. There are two main sections: Nervous Activities and Motives & Behavior. Binding tight. Owners name on first front end paper. 6 pages have very light pencil notes. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Amazing Secrets of New Avatar Power (First Edition)

By: Gray-Cobb, Geof

Price: $220.00

Publisher: West Nyack, NY, Parker Pub. Co: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037401


First Edition. Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Light age-toning on pages. No writing in the book. 223pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Great Cases in Psychoanalysis

By: Greenwald, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Jason Aronson, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032107


This book is a history of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy told through the dramatic case histories from the writings of some of the most important innovators in the field. Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. Textured end papers. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 256pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Psychiatry and Public Affairs

By: Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Aldine: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006309


Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

To Conquer Lonliness

By: Harold Blake Walker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 033072


Two toned cloth with black spine lettering. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. viii, 172pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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How to Achieve Success (First Edition)

By: Harriete Gunn Roberson

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Long Beach, CA, Royal Printing Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024582


Red and black decorated cloth, illustrated end-papers, previous owner's name stamped on front illustrated end-paper, previous owner's name written on front end-paper, a few pages with some light pencil underlining, 192pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Healing Power

By: Helen Boulnois; Introduction-T. Troward

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, William Rider & Son Limited: 1922

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 014268


Tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. No writing in the book. Light foxing/toning on endleaves. Green leatherette covers with spine edges slightly peeling. Dust jacket lightly soiled with open tear at head of spine. Protected by clear mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Image of An Oracle: A Report on Research into the Mediumship of Eileen J. Garrett (First Edition)

By: Ira Progoff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Helix Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038377


Two toned publisher's cloth with an unclipped dust jacket. No writing in the book. Solid copy. 372pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Enigmas of Psychical Research

By: James H. Hyslop

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Herbert B. Turner & Co: 1906

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 030451


Hyslop was Professor of Ethics and Logic at Columbia University and Vice-President of the Society for Psychical Research. Navy cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. No writing in the book. A nice solid copy. x, 432pp., index, ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Culture of Personailty (First Edition)

By: John Herman Randall

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036000


Divided into 14 chapters on various aspects of personality, on training of the mind, the mastery of the affections, and the education of the will, and kindred themes. Olive cloth with red and gold lettering on spine and front cover. xxxiv, 501pp. First page gathering pulled (but holding). Gift inscription on front free end paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Psychiatrist's World (inscribed)

By: Karl Menninger

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Viking: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: signed by author

Seller ID: 008234


Warmly inscribed. Book is cocked and has normal wear. View more info

Mind Access: Influencing Human Behavior

By: Kevin Hogan, Psy.D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 013505


Spiral bound with clear plastic covers. First pages have underlining - no other writing in the book. Some pages near end of book bound upside-down. Book is warped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Counseling Troubled Older Adults (First Edition)

By: Koenig, Harold George; Weaver, Andrew J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Abingdon Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027198


Decorated cover. No writing in the book. 256pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Psychology of Eating and Drinking: An Introduction (New)

By: Logue, A. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. H. Freeman: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 036284


This text examines the range of human and animal behavior associated with obtaining and consuming food and drink. lt looks at how organisms regulate the amount they consume and the roles of learning and motivation in the choice of food. The book includes substantial discussions of abnormal eating and drinking behavior and concise descriptions of what is currently known about anorexia, bulimia, and obesity. Originally published in 1986, this new, thoroughly revised editio... View more info

Why People Act That Way

By: Lucy Freeman

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006541


Nice Copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. View more info

Robtos, Men and Minds: Psychology in the Modern World

By: Ludwig von Bertalanffy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1974

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 025467


Paperback, no writing in the book, x, 150pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Transition

By: Luke Kennard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Fourth Estate: 2017

Seller ID: 039513


The sort of book that cuts you off from your family and has you walking blindly through seven lanes of traffic with your face pressed obliviously to the page. James Marriott, The Times (London)Do you or your partner spend more than you earn? Have your credit card debts evolved into collection letters? Has either of you received a court summons? Has either of you considered turning to a life of a crime? You are not alone. We know. We can help.Welcome to the Transition.W... View more info

The Way of All Women: A Psychological Interpretation with an Introduction by C. G. Jung

By: M. Esther Harding, M.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1934

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 027507


Navy cloth with gold lettering. No writing in the book. xv, 335pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness: Julian Jaynes's Bicameral Mind Theory Revisited (First Edition)

By: Marcel Kuijsten; Marcel Kuijsten [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henderson, NV, Julian Jaynes Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040626


Why are gods and idols ubiquitous throughout the ancient world? What is the relationship of consciousness and language? How is it that oracles came to influence entire nations such as Greece? If consciousness arose far back in human evolution, how can it so easily be altered in hypnosis and "possession"? Is modern schizophrenia a vestige of an earlier mentality? These are just some of the difficult questions addressed by Julian Jaynes's influential and controvers... View more info

How to Set Goals and Really Reach Them

By: Mark Lee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Horizon Press Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 013272


Inscribed by author with Bible verse on first flyleaf. No other writing or markings in the text - clean crisp pages. Dust jacket rubbed with small tears in places. Head of d/j spine has been repaired with tape which is now discolored from age. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Jumping Mouse: A Story About Inner Trust

By: Marlow, Mary Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, Hampton Roads Publishing: 1999

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 026015


Paperback, no writing in the book, folding covers, illustrated, 190pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Freud: A Man Obsessed (Signed First Edition)

By: Martin D. Kushner, M. D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031373


The author, a Medical Doctor, claims that Freud was not a scientific investigator and that his theories were "the product of the fantasies of a rich imagination fiction writer." Navy cloth with gold spine lettering. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. 151pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Beneath the Mask: An Introduction to Theories of Personality

By: Monte, Christopher F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1978

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 030975


A comprehensive introduction to the major theorists and research findings on personality. Monte was from Elizabeth Seton College. Publisher's cloth. Textured end papers. xxii, 693pp., index. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Rear cover a bit scuffed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Psychology of Behavior Disorders: A Biosocial Interpretation (Signed First Edition)

By: Norman Cameron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, etc, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030880


Blue cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover (spine faded and illegible). Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. xxi, 622pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Psychomatics: The Secret Power of Super-Persuasion

By: Norvell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1976

Seller ID: 015112


Small dealer's price in pencil on first page - no other writing or markings in the book. Pages lightly tanned but clean and crisp. Covers lightly toned/edgeworn. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Alpha-Psychics: Mystic path to perfect living (First Edition)

By: Norvell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Nyack, NY, Parker Pub. Co: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032110


From the mystic lands of India, Tibet, Egypt and Greece, comes the most profound secret ever to be revealed - the secret of the awesome power called Alpha-Physics used to perform the greatest miracles ever known. Right. Navy cloth with white spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. No writing in the book. 223pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Readings in the Psychology of Religion (First Edition)

By: Orlo Strunk, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Abingdon Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030476


Written in response to a "revitalized interest in the psychology of religion that established a need for a background history and a compilation of some of the standard studies in the field of psychology of religion." Brown cloth with burgundy spine labels and gold lettering. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 288pp., index. Two pages have some pencil underlining. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Language and Thought

By: Paul Chauchard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker and Company: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005862


Nice copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. View more info

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The Wisdom of Leadership: Timeless Principles for Greater Purpose, Prosperity, and Peace of Mind

By: Per Winblad

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Beverly Hills, Lighthouse Hill Press: 2009

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 013270


Inscribed by Per Winblad to previous owner on title page. Text contains some highlighting. Dust jacket like new. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

On Balance (First Edition)

By: Phillips, Adam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Farrar Straus Giroux: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039301


Balancing acts, writes Adam Phillips, are entertaining because they are risky, but there are situations in which it is more dangerous to keep your balance than to lose it. In these exhilarating and casually brilliant essays, the philosopher and psychoanalyst examines literature, fairy tales, works of art, and case studies to reveal the paradoxes inherent in our appetites and fears. How do we know when enough is enough? Are there times when too much is just right? Why is ... View more info

Going Sane (First Editon)

By: Phillips, Adam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039331


Going Sane explores a curious and telling contradiction that goes to the heart of the ways in which we think and talk about ourselves and others: the fact that we are better able to address the subject of madness than that of sanity. For the last three hundred years in the West there have been elaborate descriptions available of what it is to be mad, but no comparable accounts of what it might be to be sane. Now Adam Phillips takes a variety of areas key to our lives, in... View more info

The Magick of Chant-O-Matics

By: Raymond Buckland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Nyack, NY, Parker Publishing Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037417


First Edition. Red cloth with white spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 227pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Macro-Mind Power

By: Rebecca Clark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Nyack, NY, Parker Publishing Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037416


"When you become aware of the colossal Macro-Power that is within you and dare to use it, you can have everything..." Green cloth with dark green lettering on spine. Solid copy. Minor age toned pages. 239pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Even in Summer the Ice Doesn't Melt: Constructive Living the Japanese Way Through Morita & Naikan Therapies

By: Reynolds, David K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co: 1986-11-01

Seller ID: 024857


Near fine paperback, light shelf wear. Great reading copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info