Oliver James





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Oliver James is a clinical psychologist, writer, broadcaster, and television documentary producer. He frequently broadcasts on radio and acts as a pundit on television.

He is the author of several books, including Affluenza, which examines the role that consumerist aspirations play in making us miserable.

In 1997 he presented The Chair for BBC 2, a series that put celebrities on the psychologist's couch, and in which Peter Mandelson famously shed a tear.

Oliver has produced and presented several other television series about the issues surrounding mental illness, and various psychological aspects of British society. He also presented a series for This Morning on child development and is a regular contributor to several broadsheet newspapers.

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Affluenza

3.53 avg rating — 1,045 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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They F*** You Up: How To Su...

3.80 avg rating — 713 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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How to Develop Emotional He...

3.61 avg rating — 283 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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Office Politics: How to Thr...

3.26 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Contented Dementia

3.91 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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How Not to F*** Them Up

3.21 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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The Selfish Capitalist: Ori...

3.34 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Love Bombing: Reset Your Ch...

3.58 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Britain on the Couch: Why W...

3.79 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Not in Your Genes: The Real...

3.70 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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