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

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How to Develop Emotional He...

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Office Politics: How to Thr...

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Contented Dementia

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The Selfish Capitalist: Ori...

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How Not to F*** Them Up

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Love Bombing: Reset Your Ch...

3.64 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Britain on the Couch: Why W...

3.76 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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