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Armstrong, Louise. And They Call It Help: The Psychiatric Policing of America’s Children. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1993.

Armstrong, Louise. Rocking the Cradle of Sexual Politics: What Happened When Women Said Incest. Reading, MA: Addison, Wesley, 1994.

Ballou, Mary, & Brown, Laura S., eds. Rethinking Mental Health And Disorder: Feminist Perspectives. New York: The Guilford Press, 2002.

Bass, Ellen, and Laura Davis. The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. New York: HarperPerennial, 1994.

Becker, D. Through The Looking Glass: Women And Borderline Personality Disorder.  Boulder, CO: Westview, 1997.

Boorstein, Sylvia. Don't Just Do Something, Sit There. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1996.

Breggin, Peter, and Ginger Ross Breggin. Talking Back to Prozac: What Doctors Won't Tell You About Today's Most Controversial Drug. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.

Breggin, Peter, and Cohen, David. Your Drug May Be Your Problem: How and Why To Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. (New edition forthcoming in 2007.)

Brown, Laura S. Subversive Dialogues: Theory In Feminist Therapy. New York: Basic Books, 1994. 

Brown, Laura S., and Ballou, Mary, eds. Personality And Psychopathology: Feminist Reappraisals. New York: Guilford Press, 1992.

Brown, Laura S. Rethinking Mental Health and Disorder: Feminist Perspectives. New York: The Guilford Press, 2002. 

Caplan, Paula, and Cosgrove, Lisa. Bias in Psychiatric Diagnosis. Livingston, NJ: Jason Aronson, 2005.

Caplan, Paula J. The New Don’t Blame Mother: Mending the Mother-Daughter Relationship. New York: Routledge, 2000. Polish and Chinese editions due in 2006.

Caplan, Paula J. & Jeremy B. Caplan. Thinking Critically About Research on Sex and Gender. New York: Addison Wesley Longman, 1999.

Caplan, Paula J.; Crawford, Mary; Hyde, Janet Shibley; & Richardson, John T.E. Gender Differences in Human Cognition (Counterpoints: Cognition, Memory, & Language Series). New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Caplan, Paula J. They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal. Addison Wesley, Reading, MA, 1995.

Caplan, Paula J. The Myth of Women’s Masochism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.

Caudill, Margaret A. Managing Pain Before It Manages You. New York: Guilford Press, 1994.

Chamberlin, Judi. On Our Own: Patient-Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System. New York: Hawthorn, 1978.

Wendy Chan, Dorothy Chunn, & Robert Menzies (Eds.). Women, Madness and the Law: A Feminist Reader. New York: Routledge Cavendish, 2005.

Chesler, Phyllis. Women and Madness. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1972.

Cline, Sally, and Dale Spender. Reflecting Men at Twice Their Natural Size. London: Andre Deutsch, 1987.

Comas-Dias, L., and Beverly Greene, eds. Women of Color: Integrating Ethnic and Gender Identities in Psychotherapy. New York: Guilford Press, 1994.

Courtois, C. A. Recollections Of Sexual Abuse: Treatment Principles and Guidelines. New York: Norton, 1999.

Dawes, Robyn M. House Of Cards: Psychology & Psychotherapy Built on Myth. New York: The Free Press (Simon & Schuster), 1996.

Edelson, Hope. Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss. New York: Dell, 1995.

Evans, Patricia. Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out: On Relationship and Recovery. Holbrook, MA: Adams Media, 1993.

Gilligan, Carol. In a Different Voice. Cambridge, MA: HarvardUniversity Press, 1982.

Glenmullen, Joseph. Prozac Backlash: Overcoming the Dangers of Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, and Other Antidepressants with Safe, Effective Alternatives. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001.

Glenmullen, Joseph. The Antidepressant Solution : A Step-by-Step Guide to Safely Overcoming Antidepressant Withdrawal, Dependence, and "Addiction".  Free Press, 2005.

Gordon, Sol. When Living Hurts: A What-To-Do Book for Yourself or Someone You Care About Who Feels Discouraged, Sad, Lonely, Hopeless, Angry or Frustrated, Unhappy, Bored, Depressed. Urj Press, 2004.

Gotkin, Janet and Paul. Too Much Anger, Too Many Tears: A Personal Triumph Over Psychiatry. Perrenial, 1992.

Green, Melissa. Color is the Suffering of Light: A Memoir. WW Norton & Co Inc., 1995.

Grobe, Jeanine, ed. Beyond Bedlam: Contemporary Women Psychiatric Survivors Speak Out. Chicago: Third Side Press, 1995.

Hamilton, Jean A., et al., eds. Psychopharmacology from a Feminist Perspective. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1995.

Healy, David. Let Them Eat Prozac: The Unhealthy Relationship Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and Depression. NY: New York University Press, 2004.

Herman, Judith. Trauma and Recovery. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

hooks, bell. Killing Rage: Ending Racism. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.

Jamison, Kay Redfield. An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. New York: Random House, 1995.

Johnstone, Lucy. Users and Abusers of Psychiatry: A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice. London and Philadelphia: Brunner-Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2000.

Jordan, Judith, Alexandra Kaplan, Jean Baker Miller, Irene Stiver, and Janet Surrey. Women’s Growth in Connection: Writings from the Stone Center. New York: Guilford, 1991.

Jordan, Judith V., Maureen Walker, and Linda M. Hartling, eds. The Complexity of Connection: Writings from the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute.  New York: Guilford Publication, 2004.

Kaysen, S. Girl Interrupted. New York: Turtle Bay Books, 1993.

Kutchins, Herb and Stuart A. Kirk. Making Us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders. New York: The Free Press (Simon & Schuster), 1997.

Kutchins, Herb, and Stuart A. Kirk. The Selling of DSM: The Rhetoric of Science in Psychiatry.  New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1992.

Langer, Ellen. The Power of Mindful Learning. Perseus Book Group,1998.

Langer, Ellen. On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity. Ballantine Books, 2005. 

Louden, Jennifer. The Woman's Retreat Book: A Guide to Restoring, Rediscovering and Reawakening Your True Self. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1997.

McGrath, Ellen. When Feeling Bad Is Good. New York: Bantam Books, 1994.

Medawar, Charles and Anita Hardon. Medicines Out of Control? Antidepressants and the Conspiracy of Goodwill. Amsterdam: Aksant Academic Publishers, 2004.

Miller, Alice. The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the Self. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Miller, Jean Baker. Toward a New Psychology of Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.

O’Reilly, Andrea (Ed.). Mother outlaws: Theories and practices of empowered mothering. Toronto: Women’s Press, 2004.

Peurifoy, Reneau Z. Anxiety, Phobias and Panic: A Step-by-Step Program for Regaining Control of Your Life. New York: Warner Books, 1995.

Prochaska, James. Changing for Good. New York: Avon, 1995.

Rogers, Annie G. A Shining Affliction: A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy. Penguin Books, 1996.

Russell, Diana E.H. Rape in Marriage. New York: Collier, 1982.

Shimrat, Irit. Call Me Crazy: Stories From the Mad Movement. Vancouver: Press Gang Publishers, 1997.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz, Theo Sonderegger, Hannah Lerman, and Natalie Porter, eds. Ethical  Considerations in Therapy With Older Women. New York, NY: Springer, 1990.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Women's  ‘Dependency’ in a Male-centered Value System: Gender-based values regarding dependency and independence.” Women and Therapy, 7: 113-23, 1988.

Simon, Clea. Mad House: Growing Up in the Shadow of Mentally Ill Siblings. New York: Doubleday, 1997.

Solden, Sari. Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embracing Disorganization at Home and in the Workplace. Grass Valley, CA: Underwood Books, 1995.

Tonda L., Rn., Ph.D. Hughes et al. Mental Health Issues for Sexual Minority Women: Redefining Women's Mental Health. San Francisco: Harrington Park Press, 2003.

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