Behind the Scenes with Ourselves 1931 by CARL RAMUS ~ Psychology of Daily Life ~ Neuroses ~ Relationships ~ Subconscious Forces


Title: Behind the Scenes with Ourselves

Author: Carl Ramus, M.D.

Description: Stated First Printing. Boards in red cloth stamped in black. Head and foot of spine lightly pushed. Interior is clean. Five page bibliography and index. 443 pages. 7.8 x 5.2 inches.

1931 study of the psychology of daily life, written for the layman. Examines a wide range of topics, including personality types, social scenarios, relationships, inferiority complexes, motives, subconscious forces, sex, neuroticism, etc.


- Readiness for Self Knowledge;
- Psychology and Common Sense;
- Subconscious and Superconscious;
- Urges and Psychological Types;
- Blocking of the Urges;
- Flight from Reality;
- Neurotics and Normals;
- New Year's Resolutions;
- Day-dreaming and Night-dreaming;
- Our Commonest Limitations;
- Scene-Shifting Behind Gossip;
- Snobs and Snobbishness;
- Social Inferiority and Its Shams;
- Sexual Inferiority and Its Masks;
- Why Some People Hate Athletics;
- Why Censors Like Their Jobs;
- Mind Divided against Itself;
- A Study in Throwbacks;
- Obscure Subconscious Psychology;
- Materialism and Intolerance;
- A Menace No One Dares Talk About [homosexuality];
- The Psychology of Sexual Misfits;
- Is Sex a Habit?;
- Respectability and Reputation;
- Criminal Procedure Psychology;
- The Unwritten Law;
- How to Get Away with Murder;
- Behind the Scenes at Funerals;
- Psychology and Service.

Carl Ramus (1872-1963) had served with the rank of surgeon for the Marine Hospital Service and then the United States Public Health Service. He was the author of Marriage and Efficiency (1922) and Outwitting Middle Age (1926).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Century Co.
Place: New York - London
Year: 1931

Keywords: psychology, pop psychology, popular psychology,

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