Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Trauma by Gordon Turnbull

This book will be a very pleasant surprise for readers anticipating a dry textbook on psychological trauma. Instead Turnbull has written a wonderfully engaging account of his career as a psychiatrist in the Royal Air Force and private practice as … Continue reading

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Book Review: R.D. Laing: A Biography by John Clay

The structure and approach of John Clay’s biography is conservative: a well organised and fairly friendly account of R. D. Laing’s life and work. The chapters on Laing’s childhood give a stark account of the emotional abuse Laing suffered from his … Continue reading

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