General Psychology All books
Hyper-narcissism and ordinary psychosis
A comprehensive overview of the different facets of narcissism.
Giving Meaning to Your Food to Give Meaning to Your Life
A spiritual journey starting with your relationship with food and being aware of what it means to eat.
The Power of Weakness
Physical sciences and life sciences help to understand this psychological process.
Jean-Pierre Pourtois, Huguette Desmet
At the Heart of Resilience
A reference text for mental health and education professionals, and theoretical and practical resources to help people as they recover.
Geneviève Delaisi de Parseval
The Art of Dealing With Old Age
Without denying the reality of ageing, this sensitive book goes against negative views of old age, and portrays it as a new way to “grow”.
Children and War
A clinical psychologist’s insight and experience on how to talk about war and make children affected by trauma feel safe.
How Do you Feel? 15 sensational exercises to reprogram your brain
The way we move and our intellectual, cognitive and emotional development are closely linked. It’s time to get back to the body.
What Does a Woman Desire When she Desires a Woman?
From Madame de Sévigné to Pauline Delabroy-Allard, George Sand to Djuna Barnes, Simone de Beauvoir to Monique Wittig, not to forget Céline Sciamma or the 10% et Nina series… An analysis of the different faces of lesbian love over time.
Jean Le Camus
The Father and New Fatherhood
A historical approach to the notion of fatherhood from 1950 to 2020.
The Mental Health of Geniuses Geniuses of good, geniuses of evil: what’s the difference?
For each famous figure, a well-documented profile that challenges our view of them, a clinical diagnosis and, as a bonus, a final percentage of good or evil…
Let Your Emotions Flow Without Guilt or Anxiety
33 crucial themes or key words – the acceptance of anger, attachment, self-confidence, humour, emotional phobia, feelings, loneliness, etc. to understand how emotions influence our health.
The Society of Scorn
The work of a great connoisseur of the arcana of the French senior administration and of French society.
The Farmer and the Hot Air-Eaters
“How can we willingly obey, abandon ourselves to rote statements, accepting them as truth, without ever examining them?
Are We All Masochists?
A sense of duty, guilt, self-sacrifice, a feeling of unworthiness, self-destruction…: a book for an understanding and evaluation of our own level of masochism and, if needed, to learn how to correct it.
Animals and Us Our Emotions, Our Prejudices, Our Contradictions
Through our relationships with animals, it is actually human psychology, with its ambivalences with regard to animals, that is the subject of this book: from empathy to abuse.
Writing Workshops The Benefit of Writing, the Benefits of Words
Writing can change your life. A practical guide accessible to all, by one of the foremost specialists in therapeutic self-writing.
Frédéric Fanget, Odile Darbon
Asserting Oneself When Faced with Manipulation Thwarting manipulation – a user’s guide
A book inspired by the authors’ clinical practices, concrete cases drawn from everyday life.
Marion Leboyer, Lisa Letessier, Anne deDanne
Post-Covid, Reinventing Our Mental Health
In mental health, as in so many other areas, the Covid-19 pandemic calls for self-reinvention.
Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, Cass R. Sunstein
Noise A Flaw in Human Judgement
How can we explain the great variability in judgements in realms in which there shouldn’t be any – medical diagnostics, judicial sentences, recruitment, insurance policies, etc.? A powerful and innovative work.
Boris Cyrulnik, José Lenzini
Chérif Mécheri, a Muslim Prefect Under Vichy
Starting with an original biographical portrait of Chérif Mécheri (1902-1990), the first Muslim prefect of the Republic, a Vichy official attempting to undermine its activities, a keen reflection on those who resisted.
Parents Need Love, Too
Parents’ need for love and the notion of reciprocity in upbringing, advice for maintaining it.
A personal account of overcoming anorexia, contrary to all institutional treatments
A Baby Doesn’t Wait Identifying, Treating, and Preventing Distress in the Very Young Child
The adventure of The Alarm Distress Baby Scale, which has become a formidable tool for prevention in perinatal and early childhood care.
A psychoanalyst’s look at femininity, a notion that today is unpopular and above all misunderstood
Anne de Kervasdoué
New Questions from Women Responses to 1001 questions that women ask about their health and their well-being, at every age in life
All the experience and knowledge of a gynecologist who has been listening to women for 40 years.
Bad Mothers Motherhood for Better or Worse
Confronting the disturbing issue of abuse by mothers can help us to better comprehend and heal the wounds associated with the mother-child relationship
Patrice Huerre, Philippe Petitfrère
Questions of Authority At School, at Home, in Business
An increasing demand to review relationships of authority has been emerging over the past fifty years.
Jeanne Siaud-Facchin, Jean-Christophe Seznec
Growing, Living, Becoming
A book that provides answers to the big question: how to progress in life? How to lead a life that is suited to oneself?
How to Escape the Dictatorship of a Reptilian Brain
As victims of the pleasure principle and of immediate gratification, how can we overcome our reptilian brain? By relearning how to wait and to think.
Roger Zumbrunnen, Éric Malbos
Stop Panicking at the Wheel!
A new edition enhanced with an entire chapter devoted to therapy through virtual reality: the use of 3D environments is particularly well-adapted to the treatment of the fear of driving.
François Lelord, Christophe André
The New Difficult Personalities How to understand them, accept them, manage them
A precious help to help you live in a peaceful way with those with whom you are brought to work.
Truths or Lie? Why do we believe lies?
This book, which explores the mechanism of a lie, reads like a collection of stories.