Category: Psychology & Psychiatry


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Gut Feelings

By: Gigerenzer, Gerd

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004275


Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Note the cover illustration: It explains just what this book is about, which is intuition. The author takes us step-by-step through the science of good decision-making. The trick is not to amass information, but to discard it: To know intuitively what one doesn't need to know. No pros and cons lists, he suggests that we hone the cognitive, emotional, and social repertoire we've evolved over the millennia. It has been said that the author's research is "a revolution in cognitive science, striking a great blow for sanity in the approach to human rationality. " Includes drawings and an in... View more info

The Dogma of Christ and Other Essays on Religion, Psychology and Culture

By: Fromm, Erich

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1963

Seller ID: 004288


Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

The long essay title, which comprises nearly half of the book, has often been cited as germinal to the discussion of religion and psychology; . Fromm approaches the dogma of Christ by way of a discriminating the use of the insights provided by psychoanalysis and social history. Much of the experience of early Christianity, with its emphasis on the role of the son, is understood in terms of revolutionary stirrings of long-oppressed social groups that had every reason to displace the authority of the Empire that had become a tyrannical paternalism. Other essays in this volume, some never before ... View more info

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Transitions in Dying & Bereavement A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care

By: Cairns, Moira; Thompson, Marney; Wainwright, Wendy; Victoria Hospice Society

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U. S. A., Health Professions Press: 2003

Seller ID: 004540

Condition: New

This book is primarily for those with clients experiencing confusion and stress in dealing with the death of a loved one. Clear explanations along with case studies and sample dialogues reveal the issues and challenges presented at each phase of the journey. Also included are: Activities, exercises, personal essays, poetry, and illustrations that put a human face on the hospice experience; ways to help in planning for death; ways to improve communication about the experience of dying and bereavement, ; ways to help alleviate anxiety, fear, fatigue/burnout, and feelings of denial and powerlessn... View more info