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Art on TrialArt Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

Art on Trial: Art Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

David Gussak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162517
eISBN:
9780231534277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162517.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book details how forensic art therapy was used in a capital murder case in which a man was tried for kidnapping his two children, murdering one, and attempting to kill the other. In this case, ... More

The Call of CharacterLiving a Life Worth Living

The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

Mari Ruti

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164085
eISBN:
9780231536196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164085.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Should we feel inadequate when we fail to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is it realistic or even desirable to strive for such an existential equilibrium? Condemning our current cultural ... More

Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second editionA Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Rachel Miller and Susan Mason

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150415
eISBN:
9780231521024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this book, thirty-five young, recently diagnosed patients speak about schizophrenia and the process of recovery, while two specialists illuminate the medical science, psycho-education, and ... More

ExhaustionA History

Exhaustion: A History

Anna Katharina Schaffner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172301
eISBN:
9780231538855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172301.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Today our fatigue feels chronic; our anxieties, amplified. Proliferating technologies command our attention. Many people complain of burnout, and economic instability and the threat of ecological ... More

Fountain HouseCreating Community in Mental Health Practice

Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth Dudek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Often people with mental illness feel alone in society, with no place to go and little hope. Their isolation can be further perpetuated through typical approaches to treatment, such as case ... More

Howard Andrew KnoxPioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

John Richardson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231141680
eISBN:
9780231512114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231141680.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Howard Andrew Knox (1885–1949) served as assistant surgeon at Ellis Island during the 1910s, administering a range of verbal and nonverbal tests to determine the mental capacity of potential ... More

Landscape of the MindHuman Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought

Landscape of the Mind: Human Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought

John Hoffecker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147040
eISBN:
9780231518482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147040.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book explores the origin and growth of the human mind, drawing on archaeology, history, and the fossil record. It suggests that, as an indirect result of bipedal locomotion, early humans ... More

The Lives of Erich FrommLove's Prophet

The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Lawrence Friedman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Erich Fromm was a political activist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher, and one of the most important intellectuals of the twentieth century. Known for his theories of personality and ... More

Losing TimHow Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Paul Gionfriddo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book's author's son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—an American with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of ... More

Mental Health in the War on TerrorCulture, Science, and Statecraft

Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Neil Aggarwal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book finds that mental-health and biomedical professionals have created new forms of knowledge and practice in their desire to understand and fight terrorism. In the process, the state has used ... More

Moments of Uncertainty in Therapeutic PracticeInterpreting Within the Matrix of Projective Identification, Countertransference, and Enactment

Moments of Uncertainty in Therapeutic Practice: Interpreting Within the Matrix of Projective Identification, Countertransference, and Enactment

Robert Waska

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151535
eISBN:
9780231525237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151535.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

One of therapy's greatest challenges is the moment of transference, when a patient unconsciously transfers emotion or desire to a new and present object—in some cases the therapist. During the course ... More

Mortal RitualsWhat the Story of the Andes Survivors Tells Us About Human Evolution

Mortal Rituals: What the Story of the Andes Survivors Tells Us About Human Evolution

Matt Rossano

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165006
eISBN:
9780231535465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165006.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

On December 21, 1972, sixteen young survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 were rescued after spending ten weeks stranded at the crash site of their plane, high in the remote Andes Mountains. ... More

Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric IllnessA Guide for Hospital Diversion

Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

Justin Simpson and Glendon Moriarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158831
eISBN:
9780231536097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158831.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness involves a set of integrated, systematic interventions that stabilize individuals with severe mental illness and help them avoid unnecessary ... More

The Origins of Schizophrenia

The Origins of Schizophrenia

Alan Brown and Paul Patterson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151245
eISBN:
9780231521925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151245.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book synthesizes key findings on a devastating mental disorder that has been increasingly studied over the past decade: namely, schizophrenia. Advances in epidemiology, translational ... More

Sacred KnowledgePsychedelics and Religious Experiences

Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

William Richards

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Sacred Knowledge is the first well-documented, sophisticated account of the effect of psychedelics on biological processes, human consciousness, and revelatory religious experiences. Based on nearly ... More

The Summons of Love

The Summons of Love

Mari Ruti

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158169
eISBN:
9780231527989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158169.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

We are conditioned to think that love heals wounds, makes us happy, and gives our lives meaning. When the opposite occurs and love causes fracturing, disenchantment, and existential turmoil, we ... More

The Therapist in MourningFrom the Faraway Nearby

The Therapist in Mourning: From the Faraway Nearby

Kerry Malawista and Anne Adelman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156998
eISBN:
9780231534604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156998.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The unexpected loss of a client can be a lonely and isolating experience for therapists. While family and friends can ritually mourn the deceased, the nature of the therapeutic relationship prohibits ... More

The Truth About Girls and BoysChallenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind Barnett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book tackles a new, troubling trend in the theorizing of gender: that the learning styles, brain development, motivation, cognitive and spatial abilities, and “natural” inclinations of girls and ... More

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