Darian Leader

Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst practising in London. He is a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research and of the College of Psychoanalysts - UK. He is the author of Why Do Women Write More Letters Than They Post?, Promises Lovers Make When It Gets Late, Freud's Footnotes and Stealing the Mona Lisa, and co-author, with David Corfield, of Why Do People Get Ill?.

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The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression

The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression

by Darian Leader

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What happens when we lose someone we love? A death, a separation or the break-up of a relationship are some of the hardest times we have to live through. We may fall into a nightmare of depression,... (more)

Strictly Bipolar

Strictly Bipolar

by Darian Leader

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Strictly Bipolar is Darian Leader's treatise on the psychological disorder of our times. If the post-war period was called the 'Age of Anxiety' and the 1980s and '90s the 'Antidepressant Era', we now... (more)

What is Madness?

What is Madness?

by Darian Leader

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What separates the sane from the mad? How hard or easy is it to tell them apart? And what if the difference is really between being mad and going mad? In this landmark work Darian Leader undermines... (more)

Introducing Lacan: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Lacan: A Graphic Guide

by Darian Leader, Judy Groves

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Jacques Lacan is now regarded as a major psychoanalytical theorist alongside Freud and Jung, although recognition has been delayed by fierce arguments over his ideas. Written by a leading Lacanian... (more)

Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection

Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection

by Darian Leader, David Corfield

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Have you ever wondered why people get ill when they do? How does the mind affect the body? Why does modern medicine seem to have so little interest in the unconscious processes that can make us fall... (more)

Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

by Darian Leader

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How much do you really know about your own hands? Throughout history , civilisations have been defined by the work of human hands: inventing tools, writing records, operating machinery, typing,... (more)

Why do Women Write More Letters Than They Post?

Why do Women Write More Letters Than They Post?

by Darian Leader

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Ranging from Freud to Hitchcock, from Dracula to Jane Austen, and from Agatha Christie to Greek tragedy, this contribution to the field of gender studies aims to tease out surprising insights of... (more)

Stealing the Mona Lisa: What Art Stops us from Seeing

Stealing the Mona Lisa: What Art Stops us from Seeing

by Darian Leader

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Taking the intriguing story of the Mona Lisa's two year disappearance as his starting point, Darian Leader explores the psychology of looking at visual art. This is a book about why we look at art... (more)

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