This is a collection of books written by PIPATL members and other relevant books with links to each book at, where they can be purchased.

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You're Smarter Than You Think: How to Develop Your Practical Intelligence for Success in Living
Epstein S, Brodsky A. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

A personality expert describes the Constructive Thinking Inventory--the test he created to measure practical intelligence--offering insights into the personality traits that really matter in life. 20,000 first printing. (Selection of Book-of-the-Month Club, Fortune Book Club, Quality Paperback Book Club.)

Diabetes: Caring for your emotions as well as your health.
Edelwich, J., Brodsky, A. Forward by Arky, R. A. Reading, MA: Perseus Books, 1998 (revised edition).

Here is vital information about living with diabetes that your doctor often doesn't have time to discuss. This extensively revised edition of an indispensable guide covers such concerns as adjusting to the emotional impact of the disease; decisions about diet, exercise, medications and new technology; the affect of complications on marriage, family, sex, and career; and much more.

If This Is Love, Why Do I Feel So Insecure?

Hindy, C., Schwarz, C., Brodsky, A. Crest, 1990 (Reissue edition).

It doesn't have to hurt to be in love, yet for many otherwisde accomplished and confident people, romantic involvement means anxiety, insecurity, and pain. This provocative and authoritative sourcebook, filled with true-life stories and dramatic case histories, will set every reader on a path of greater self-understanding -- and increase the possibilities of finding an enduring love.

Atmosphere and stage development in the workplace
Commons, M. L., Krause, S. R., Fayer, G. A., & Meaney, M. (1993).Demick & P.M. Miller (Eds.). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Passing Strategies: A Helpful Guide for the Psychiatry Oral Exam (ABRIDGED CDROM Edition)

Rayel, M.G., Gutheil, T.G. Soar Dime Limited. (2002)

An indispensable companion to assist candidates in achieving success in both exam preparation and performance. This guide provides practical strategies for passing the psychiatry oral exam. Through frank dialogue interspersed with humorous anecdotes, it provides personal vignettes and the experiences of others for practical methods for success. This helpful compendium anticipates the common questions that exam candidates most often ask. It is a textbook, guidebook, and workbook all in one. Realistic success and failure scenarios are provided as are representative examination dialogues.

Child care and culture: Lessons from Africa
LeVine, R. A., Dixon, S., LeVine, S., Richman, A., Leiderman, P. H., & Brazelton, T. B., with J. Caron, C. Keefer, R. Kermoian, P. Miller, R. New, G. Pfeiffer, S. Templeton, S., & E. Tronick Cambridge University Press. (1994). Also available in paperback.

Mothers' and strangers' behavior with infants

Miller, P. M. In J. Demick, R. DiBiase & K. Bursick (Eds.). Parental development. (pp. 159-174). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.(1993).

Development in the workplace

Demick, J. & Miller, P. M. (Eds.). Hillsdale, N.J. : Erlbaum. (1993).

Contemporary South Africa: Social psychological perspectives

Morse, Stanley J., Orpen, Christopher. Cape Town: Juta (1975).

Understanding Therapeutic Action : Psychodynamic Concepts of Cure (Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book, Vol. 15)

Lawrence E. Lifson (Editor)









The Program in Psychiatry and The Law meets Wednesday mornings at 11:00 AM in Room 340 3rd floor of the new Mass Mental Health Center at 75 Fenwood Road. Left from the elevator and all the way down the hall.

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Our file library includes copies of the Amicus Briefs to which we have contributed: Althaus v. Cohen (PA) and Citizens for Health v. Thompson (Third Circuit).

 Wednesday, September 6, 2017
First meeting of the new academic year = Wednesday, September 6th
 Sunday, February 23, 2014
PIPATL Meeting Location:
Room 340 on the 3rd floor of Mass. Mental Health Center, 75 Fenwood Rd. Left from the elevator and all the way down the hall. The room has a communications center that allows more than one person to call in at a time!!

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