From the woman with multiple personalities, to the man with no brain, this book presents a collection of various psychological case studies. It offers insights into the human mind and behaviour, giving a perspective on the mystery of human psychology. It is useful for those who's ever wondered about the stranger side of life.
Heard about the child who was locked away from the world until the age of 13? Or the man who was turned on by prams? From the woman with multiple personalities, to the man with no brain, this is a compelling collection of truly unique psychological case studies.
A strange book full of even stranger stories, Classic Case Studies in Psychology is a collection of fascinating human stories. Some are well-known case studies, others are almost completely unknown. All present revealing insights into the human mind and behaviour, giving a whole new perspective on the mystery of human psychology.
Classic Case Studies in Psychology is for everyone who's ever wondered about the stranger side of life. It requires no prior knowledge of psychology - just an open mind. Prepare to be amazed...
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About Geoff Rolls
Geoff Rolls obtained both his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Psychology from Southampton University, where he conducted research into the psychological aspects of car driver behaviour. He now works at Peter Symonds' College, Winchester, and is an experienced lecturer and author, his previous books include Essential AS Psychology for AQA(A) and Essential A2 Psychology for AQA(A), both published by Hodder & Stoughton.
Table of Contents
Innocence lost: the story of Genie The man who knew too much: the story of Solomon Shereshevsky ('S') The boy who couldn't stop washing: a story of OCD The girl who cried murder: the story of Kitty Genovese The boy who needed to play: the story of Dibs The man with no past: the story of Henry M ('HM') The man who was disappointed by what he saw: the story of S.B. The men who didnaEURO (TM)t sleep: the story of Peter Tripp and Randy Gardner The boy who was never a girl: the story of David Reimer The man who lived with a hole in his head: the story of Phineas Gage The man who was turned on by prams and handbags The wild boy of Aveyron: the story of Victor Two little boys: the story of Little Albert and Little Peter The man with no brain FreudaEURO (TM)s analysis of phobia in a young boy: the story of Little Hans The three faces of Eve: the story of Chris Sizemore
Classic Case Studies in Psychology by Geoff Rolls
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