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Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

By: Beattie, Melody

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Center City, Minn., Hazelden: 1986

Edition: 20th Anniversary Edition.

Seller ID: 010308


250 pp. Light wear, spine crease, lightly thumbed. Very birght text, no markings. Includes reference notes, bibliography. A new edition of the self-help classic that liberated partners from a chronic pattern of rescuing their signfiicant other at the cost of their self-esteem. Size: 8vo - -8.5 In. Tall View more info

Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships

By: Berne, Eric, M.D.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Grove Press: 1967

Edition: 36th Printing.

Seller ID: 010306


142 pp. Light soil to front board. Text clean. No markings. Little wear to jacket. Berne wrote this study as a sequel to his Transactional Analysis in Psychotherapy. He examines 36 different types of psychological games commonly found in general interaction. Size: 8mo -- 8.25 in. View more info

The Magic of Believing

By: Bristol, Claude M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1969

Edition: 13th Printing.

Seller ID: 010070


180 pp. Journalist discusses the power of belief as a tool to achieve goals. Pages somewhat yellowed but clean, no markings. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Numerology for the New Age

By: Buess, Lynn

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sedona, Arizona, Light Technology Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010362


262 pp. Nearly new. Previous owner's name, and price on endpaper, no other markings. Spine uncreased. Buess, an expert on Tarot, introduces concepts of numerology, which uses one's name and birth date to establish one's mathematical identity and indications of destiny. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

Autoconditioning: The New Way to a Successful Life

By: Hart, Hornell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice Hall: 1956

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009813


267 pp. Spine faded, a few foxing spots to fore edge, but very clean, sturdy, no markings. A Mood Meter folding card, unmarked, is in green envelope on front pastedown endpaper. A self-help guide to controlling one's emotions and willing oneself to have a positive attitude. The book is aimed at helping men with salesmanship, but the author also maintains his techniques can be used to battle depression, conduct courtship, improve energy levels, etc.The technique, an appli... View more info

Sex--If I Didn't Laugh I'd Cry

By: Jess Lair Ph.D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Fawcett (Ballantine): 1985

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 010198


317 pp. Close to new, spine uncreased. Text clean. A sex therapist offers his approach to sexual success, emphasizing communication, willingness to discuss failures and fears, self-esteem. Size: 12m0 -- 7 in Tall View more info

On Death and Dying

By: Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1993

Edition: 24th Printing.

Seller ID: 010213


286 pp. Close to new, no markings. Subtitle: What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy and their own families. Newer reprint of Kubler-Ross's classic work on the 5 stages of death. Includes detailed interviews with dying patients. Extensive bibliography. Size: 8mo -- 8.75 in Tall View more info

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

By: Mason, Paul T. And Kreger, Randi

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oakland, Calif., New Harbinger Publications: 2002

Edition: 22nd Printing.

Seller ID: 010264


258 pp. Close to new, a few pages have highlighting. Spine uncreased. Layman's guide to dealing with people with borderline personality disorder, especially within a family. Appendices provide a bibliography and resource list. Size: 8vo -- 9 in. Tall View more info

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Amor and Psyche: The Psychic Development of the Feminine

By: Neumann, Erich

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University/Bollingen: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing of Princeton/Bollingen Edn.

Seller ID: 009796


181 pp. Close to new, light vertical crease near spine. Text clean.Subtitle: A Commentary on the Tale by Apuleius. Book presents the classical tale of Aphrodite's jealousy of the beautiful mortal Psyche, then appends a detailed analysis by Neumann, a Jungian disciple. First published in German in 1952, translated here by Ralph Manheim. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Fantasies of Flight

By: Ogilvie, Daniel M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Seller ID: 009750


258 pp. with bibliographic reference notes, index. A collection of essays about fantasies of flying, as found in J.M Barrie's "Peter Pan," Mary Poppins, Marc Chagall's artwork and many other artistic and literary works. Ogilvie sees these fantasies springing from a desire to recapture the attention and approval of one's mother. Although Ogilvie cites Jung and other theoreticians, he writes for the layman, and includes some of his own personal experiences. Size: 8... View more info

Toward a General Theory of Action: Theoretical Foundations for the Social Sciences

By: Parsons, Talcott and Shils, Edward A., Eds.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Harper Torchbooks (Harper & Row): 1962

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009887


506 pp. Light wear, notes on half-title page, marginal lines and underlining on a few early pages. Most of text clean. Eighteen articles presenting research efforts at Harvard in the early 1950s to construct a comprehensive paradigm for understanding humans as social creatures. Primarily an attempt to unify psychology, anthropology and sociology. Contributors, in addition to the editors, include Edward C. Tolman, Gordon W. Allport, Clyde Kluckhohn, Henry A. Murray, Robve... View more info

With Compassion Toward Some: Homosexuality and Social Work in America

By: Schoenberg, Robert;Goldberg, Richard S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Binghamton, New York, U.S.A., Harrington Park Press: 1985

Seller ID: 006063


159 pp. Some rubbing along spine, and spine slant. Text clean. Introduction and anthology of 9 articles on various aspects of social workers' interaction with homosexuals. This overview preceded the AIDS crisis and the same-sex marriage movement. Size: 8vo-- 8.5 In. Tall View more info

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Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life

By: Seidman, Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 2003

Seller ID: 009809


Lightly read, diagonal corner crease on rear cover. Spine uncreased. Text mostly clean, a few light pencil notes on front endpaper, and highlighting on about 10 pages toward rear. 245 pp., reference notes, index. A State University of NY/Albany sociologist analyzes behavior of gays after they become open about their orientation. He finds many of them striving for the "good gay" (straight acting/appearing) image preferred by the dominant heterosexual culture. Incl... View more info

Sweet Suffering: Woman As Victim

By: Shainess, Natalie, M.D.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1986

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010251


261 pp. Close to new. Faint dampness stain at bottom of front cover near spine. Text clean, spine uncreased. A psychiatrist argues that fear of offending can cripple a woman. Includes numerous summaries of case studies. An important pop psychology work as feminism gained momentum in the US during the 1970s and 1980s Size: 12mo-- 6.75 in View more info

Sport Psychology Mental Training Manual

By: U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Staff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: US Olympic Committee: 2008

Edition: 9th Printing.

Seller ID: 010206


111 pp. Thumbed, light wear, no markings. A general manual for preparing psychologically for any major sports competition. Used at Olympic training camps. An updated edition of a manual first published in 1997. Laid in is a one page sheet of printed notes from Notre Dame analyzing 3 players in a Korea v. France match. Sport not specified but appears to be women's field hockey. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in High View more info

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Letting Go: A 12-Week Personal Action Program to Overcome a Broken Heart

By: Wanderer, Dr. Zev and Cabot, Tracy, Ph.D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Dell Publishing: 1987

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 010285


318 pp., toned, moderate wear, spine creases. Previous owner's name on inside cover. Text clean, binding firm. Guidance on how to recover from a broken romantic relationship within three months. The overall message is to socialize, make new friends, be assertive in pursuing dates and stop being preoccuipied with an ex. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in View more info