In case you wish to follow them up, the publications I refer to in this book are as follows:
DeGrandpre, R. (1999) Ritalin Nation: Rapid-Fire Culture and the Transformation of Human Consciousness. New York: Norton.
James, O. (1998) Britain on the Couch: Why We're Unhappier Than We Were in the 1950s - Despite Being Richer. London: Random House.
Jeffers, S. (1987) Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: Dynamic Techniques for Turning Fear, Indecision and Anger into Power, Action and Love. London: Arrow Books.
Jones, H. (1997) Sensual Drugs. Berkeley, CA: Cambridge University Press.
Layard, R. (2005) Happiness: Lessons from a New Science. London: Penguin.
Pam, A. (1990) A critique of the scientific status of biological psychiatry, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, Supplemental, 362: 1-35.
Pitchford, P. (1993) Healing with Whole Foods: Oriental Traditions and Modern Nutrition. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
Here are five other books which you may find interesting or useful:
Buzan, T. (1974) Use Your Head. London: BBC Publications.
Fisher Cassie, W. and Constantine, T. (1977) Students' Guide to Success. London: Macmillan. Particularly useful for students taking exams in science and engineering.
Pitter, K., Callahan, J., Minato, R., Amato, S. and Fitter, G. (1998) Every Student's Guide to Life on the Net. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill.
Salzberger-Wittenberg, I., Henry, G. and Osborne, E. (1983) The Emotional Experience of Learning and Teaching. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Explains the unconscious psychological issues that inevitably arise between teacher and learner, helping or hindering the educational process.
Wheeler, M. (1983) Counselling in Study Methods. Exeter: University of Exeter Teaching Services. Promoted as a tutors' manual, this book is in