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A Mind in Torment

Advantages: Much information about mental illness
Disadvantages: Painful to read at times

(Various editions at various prices on amazon). If you visit the Psychology section of any large bookshop or library you will notice that there seem to be three main groups of books : the textbooks, self-help manuals and personal accounts of mental illne ...

Schmutzie 17.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Breakdown - Stuart Sutherland

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Psychopathia Sexualis

Advantages: It's a great book mainly about…
Disadvantages: … pathologizing the "abnormal" sexual trends

Psychopathia Sexualis By Richard von Krafft-Ebing I think most people are familiar with the title of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's Psychopathia Sexualis; it is one of the most influential books ever written on sexology. The book is not a continuous st ...

sottovoce82 05.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Psychopathia Sexualis - Richard Von Krafft-Ebing

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Children's development

Advantages: Excellent Information
Disadvantages: No Explanations

As part of my course in Speech and Language Sciences, I have to carry out a child study. I have to observe a normally developing pre-school child and in order to do this successfully I have to know what is considered to be 'normal'. We have learned about ...

bluejules 02.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of From Birth to Five Years (Children's Developmental Progress) - Mary D Sheridan, Marion Frost

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Self-help Summary

Advantages: An overview of some of the key ideas
Disadvantages: Nothing new

Subtitled "Why Smart People Don't Always Reach Their Potential and How You Can", Kelsey's latest offering is one of those books that aim to bridge "business" and "self-help". I wasn't actually asked to review this book, so why was I even reading it in ...

hiker 01.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What's Stopping You? - Robert Kelsey

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Another great wisdom source from Robin Sharma

Advantages: Interesting, has a lot of good and useful advices, teaches how to take things more optimistically
Disadvantages: Some ideas in this book seemed a little bit naive to me.

Those, who enjoyed " The monk, who sold his Ferrari", will definitely like this one too. It is another great book from Sharma, talking about ways to reach spiritual balance and happiness in our lives. Differently from earlier mentioned book, in this on ...

archibald123 07.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Who Will Cry When You Die? - Robin S. Sharma

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