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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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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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Come with me on a journey to get self-aware.

Advantages: Really increases your self-awareness
Disadvantages: None, it is a positive experience.

...I usually cause controversy and debate, this time I thought I would take a totally different course and actually do a book review. I have done films but never a book so this is a first. I usually leave these to the experts such as Stuleg. I don ...

milleniumzeus 27.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Awakening Year: An Exploration in Gestalt Psychotherapy - Margaret Selwyn

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Strength through error

Advantages: Well researched, engaging writing and a fascinatingly original subject
Disadvantages: Very few

...When was the last time you admitted to being wrong about anything? It is a question that journalist Kathryn Schulz has pondered for some time, so much so that her book, "Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error", appears to be a veritable bible on s ...

BlackSwan 14.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Being Wrong - Adventures in the Margin of Error - Kathryn Schulz

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Will Your Conscience Allow This to go Unread?

Advantages: Essential reading for all people of conscience
Disadvantages: Accepting the bitter pill

...I have never said this about a book before, but Dr. Martha Stout's "The Sociopath Next Door" should be required reading for All of us. In these 218 pages, Dr. Stout delivers a startlingly vivid and utterly candid look at the astounding 4% of the U.S. popu ...

Entwife 17.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Sociopath Next Door - Martha Stout

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