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Publications

Books

  • Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult To Tell (2012-2014) (Penguin/Allen Lane; Farrar Straus & Giroux; De Bezige Bij; Klett-Cotta/Tropen)
  • (co-edited with Michael Neve & Edgar Jones) European Psychiatry on the Eve of War: Aubrey Lewis, the Maudsley Hospital and the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1930s (London: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, 2003, Medical History Supplement 22).

Essays/articles/chapters

  • ‘The False Self’, in On Balance, edited by Charlotte Shane (TigerBee Press, 2016).
  • ‘Getting Beneath: Sex and the Individual’, catalogue essay in Wellcome Collection’s Institute of Sexology: Wellcome Collection Exhibition Catalogue (Wellcome Trust, 2015)
  • (co-authored with Jon Turner, Rhodri Hayward, Mathew Thomson, John Hall): ‘Mental Health in England, 1959 to 2007: An Experiment in Oral History’, Medical History, 2015, 59(4), 599-624
  • ‘Commentary on Spurgas’s “Interest, Arousal, and Shifting Diagnoses of Female Sexual Dysfunction’, in Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 2014, 14(3)
  • ‘Gender, Blah Blah Blah’: on the (lack of) women in literary magazines: Los Angeles Review of Books (2014)
  • ‘On Kate Bush and Prince’, Five Dials Magazine (2013)
  • ‘Papering Over the Cracks: on Monk’s House in Sussex and the Neues Museum in Berlin’, Aeon Magazine (2013)
  • 'Contested Psychiatric Ontology and Feminist Critique: "Female Sexual Dysfunction" and the DSM', History of the Human Sciences, 2012, 25 (4), 3-24
  • 'Desire that dare not speak', New Statesman (2012)
  • Review of Steve McQueen’s Shame, History of Emotions blog (2012)
  • 'The History of Female Sexual Dysfunction as a "Mental Disorder" in the Twentieth Century', Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 2010, 23(6), pp. 536-541
  • 'London's Crossbones Graveyard', Independent, Saturday Magazine (2009)
  • ‘The Precautions of Clinical Waste: Disposable Medical Sharps in the United Kingdom’, Biosocieties, 2009, 4 (2&3), pp. 183-205
  • 'That's Amora' (review of London's 'Academy of Sex and Relationships'), Prospect Magazine (2007)
  • 'Green Fingers or Pink Viagra? Female Sexual Dysfunction and Medicalisation in Contemporary Medical Discourse', in Bordering Biomedicine (2006, Peter Twohig and Vera Kalitzkus, Eds.) (Amsterdam: Rodopi), pp. 86-102
  • 'Defining Psychiatry: Aubrey Lewis's 1938 Report and the Rockefeller Foundation', in European Psychiatry on the Eve of War: Aubrey Lewis, the Maudsley Hospital and the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1930s (Katherine Angel, Edgar Jones, and Michael Neve, Eds.) (London: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, Medical History Supplement 22, 2003), pp. 39-56