New Psychology Titles from Penguin Random House

By Allan Spencer | March 11 2024 | Psychology

Browse these new and notable titles for use in your Psychology courses. To request complimentary exam copies for course-use consideration, click here. 

How Not to Kill Yourself
A Portrait of the Suicidal Mind

An intimate, insightful, at times even humorous blend of memoir and philosophy that looks at why the thought of death can be so compulsive for some while demonstrating that there’s always another solution.

$19.00 US
Mar 26, 2024
464 Pages

The Emotional Lives of Teenagers
Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents
An urgently needed guide to help adults understand teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support them through this critical developmental stage—from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled and Under Pressure.
$19.00 US
Feb 20, 2024
256 Pages
Ballantine Books

Body Am I
The New Science of Self-Consciousness
How the way we perceive our bodies plays a critical role in the way we perceive ourselves: stories of phantom limbs, rubber hands, anorexia, and other phenomena.
$26.95 US
Mar 05, 2024
216 Pages
The MIT Press

The Anxious Generation
How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness
From New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Coddling of the American Mind, an essential investigation into the collapse of youth mental health—and a plan for a healthier, freer childhood.
$30.00 US
Mar 26, 2024
400 Pages
Penguin Press

Vulnerable Minds
The Harm of Childhood Trauma and the Hope of Resilience
A new, hopeful pathway to understanding children’s trauma and providing effective interventions to build healthier communities.
$30.00 US
Mar 12, 2024
320 Pages

Hold On to Your Kids
Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
This parenting classic, in a newly revised edition, is as relevant today as it was when it was first published, shining a light on one of the most misunderstood trends of our time: how the influence of peers, magnified by social media and video game culture, is replacing parents in the lives of children, and what parents can do about it.
$20.00 US
Aug 15, 2006
368 Pages
Ballantine Books

Unlearning Silence
How to Speak Your Mind, Unleash Talent, and Live More Fully
Unlearning Silence is the book I wish I had when I started my career. . . . This book is going to change the workplace for the better.”—Pooja Lakshmin MD, psychiatrist & best-selling author of Real Self-Care
“A necessary read . . . Unlearning Silence offers an opportunity and tools to change things within and around us—for ourselves and those we love.”—Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
A paradigm-shifting book looking at the pervasive influence of silence and how we can begin to dismantle it in order to find our voices at home and at work.
$29.00 US
Mar 19, 2024
288 Pages
Penguin Life

You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For is a portal into a deeper examination of racial consciousness and its effects on mental well-being in America today. This devastating memoir-in-essays paints a portrait of one Black woman’s psyche—and of the writer’s search to both tell the truth and deconstruct it.

$28.00 US
Mar 12, 2024
224 Pages
One World