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Menders of the Mind: A History of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 1946–1996 by W.D. Rubinstein, Hilary L. Rubinstein. New York, Oxford University Press, 1996

For a short history of psychoanalysis in Australia, download from the Australian Psychoanalytical Society.

Damousi, Joy (2006). Freud in the Antipodes. A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in Australia. University of New South Wales Press.

Alan Rosen, Garry Walter, Tom Politis and Michael Shortland (1997). From shunned to shining: doctors, madness and psychiatry in Australian and New Zealand cinema The histories of psychiatry and the cinema are eerily intertwined . Medical Journal of Australia, 167: 640-644

Cawte, John (1998). The last of the lunatics. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press 1998 (vi + 175 pp.). ISBN 0 522 84804 4.

Psychoanalysis in France: Ed. S. Lebovici & D. Widlocher. New York: International Universities Press. 1980. Pp. 451