Books by David Smail


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Power, Interest and Psychology
Elements of a Social Materialist Understanding of Distress

PCCS Books

Republication of 4 classic works in 2015

David Smail at Karnac Books

The decision to republish




2005 Power Interest and Psychology

2001   Why Therapy Doesn't Work
2001   The Nature of Unhappiness
1996   How to Survive without Psychotherapy
1993   The Origins of Unhappiness

1987   Taking Care
1984   Illusion and Reality

1978   Psychotherapy: A Personal Approach
1969   The Treatment of Mental Illness (with T.M. Caine)