Reviewer needed: ‘Touch’ (Second Edition) by Tiffany Field

We are thrilled to offer ‘Touch‘ (Second edition) by Tiffany Field (The MIT Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest from all angles of the medical humanities are welcome, particularly from those with an interest in the study of emotions, sensitivity or communications.  ‘Although the therapeutic benefits of touch have become increasingly clear, American society, Read more…

New Book Available for Review: ‘The Therapy Industry: The Irresistible Rise of the Talking Cure, and Why it Doesn’t Work’, by Paul Maloney

We have a review copy available of Paul Moloney’s The Therapy Industry. The publisher describes the book in the following way: Across the world anxiety, stress and depression are on the increase, a trend which looks set to continue as austerity measures bite. The official response tells people that unhappiness Read more…