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Hearing voices peer support groups: a powerful alternative for people in distress
Hearing voices peer support groups offer a powerful alternative to mainstream psychiatric approaches for understanding and coping with states typically diagnosed as “hallucination.” In this jointly
To Redeem One Person Is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
Best known to millions as the courageous therapist in Joanne Greenberg's chronicle of madness and recovery, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann (1889-1957) is a fascinating and
Modes of Experiencing and Adapting to Retirement
This study was directed toward identifying and describing diversity in modes of retirement adaptation, and yielded four distinct ways of conceptualizing and experiencing retirement-as a transition to old age, as a new beginning, as an continuation of preretirement life structure, and as an imposed disruption.
Whose account matters? A challenge to feminist psychologists
Most critiques and commentaries concerning the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) focus on the expanding scope of the system, on particular
Representing Madness: How Are Subjective Experiences of Emotional Distress Presented in First-Person Accounts?
Close to 600 first-person narratives of madness have been published in English alone, offering invaluable insight into emotional distress from a rarely studied perspective. The goals of this study
Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness
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A critical examination of the concept of gender
Although psychologists have become increasingly interested in such areas as sex differences, gender identity, and sex roles, the concept of gender remains ill defined. We undertake a critical review
The return of the repressed. Psychology's problematic relations with psychoanalysis, 1909-1960.
  • G. Hornstein
  • Psychology
    The American psychologist
  • 1 February 1992
The complex nature of psychoanalysis's threat and the myriad ways that psychologists responded to it are analyzed, which helped make psychology a more flexible and broad-based discipline.