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Books published up to the time of publication of Myth and Power by Jan Pols:

Pain and Pleasure: A Study of Bodily Feelings, New York, Basic Books, 1957

The Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct, New York, Paul B. Hoeber, 1961

Law, Liberty, and Psychiatry: An Inquiry into the Social Uses of Mental Health Practices, New York, Macmillan, 1963

The Ethics of Psychoanalysis: The Theory and Method of Autonomous Psychotherapy, New York, Basic Books, 1965

Psychiatric Justice, New York, Macmillan, 1965

Ideology and Insanity: Essays on the Psychiatric Dehumanization of Man, Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1970

The Manufacture of Madness: A Comparitive Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement, New York: Harper Row, 1970

The Second Sin, Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973

The Age of Madness: The History of Involuntary Mental Hospitalization Presented in Selected Texts, Garden City, NY, Doubleday Anchor, 1973

The Myth of Mental Illness: foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct, Revised Edition, New York: Harper Row, 1974

Ceremonial Chemistry: the Ritual persecution of Drugs, Addicts, and Pushers, Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974

Heresies, Garden City, NY: Doubleday Anchor, 1976

Schizophrenia: The Sacred Symbol of Psychiatry, New York: Basic Books, 1976

Karl Kraus and the Soul-Doctors: A Pioneer and His Criticism of Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1976

Psychiatric Slavery: When confinement and Coercion Masquerade as Cure, New York: the Free Press: 1977

The Theology of Medicine: The Political-Philosophical Foundations of Medical Ethics, Baton Rouge: Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1977, New York: Harper Row Colophon, 1977

The Myth of Psychotherapy: Mental Healing as Religion, Rhetoric, and Repression, Garden City, NY: Doubleday Anchor, 1978

Sex by Prescription, Garden City, NY: Doubleday Anchor, 1980

Books published after publication of Myth and Power by Jan Pols:

The Therapeutic State: Psychiatry in the Mirror of Current Events, Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1984

Insanity: the Idea and its Consequences, New York: John Wiley, 1987

The Untamed Tongue, La Salle, Il, Open Court Publishing Company, 1990

Our Right to Drugs: the Case for a Free Market, New York: Praeger, 1992

A Lexicon of Lunacy: Metaphoric Malady Moral Responsibility, and Psychiatry, new Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1993

Cruel Compassion: Psychiatric Control of Society’s Unwanted, New York: Wiley, 1994

The Meaning of Mind: Language, Morality, and Neuroscience, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996

Fatal Freedom: The Ethics and Politics of Suicide, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999

Pharmacracy: Medicine and Politics in America, Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001

Liberation by Oppression: A Comparative Study of Slavery and Psychiatry, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2002

Words to the Wise: A Medical-Philosophical Dictionary, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2004

Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2004

"My Madness Saved Me": The Madness and Marriage of Virginia Woolf, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2006
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