What Psychiatry Left Out of the DSM-5: Historical Mental Disorders Today. (Abingdon UK: Routledge, 2015).
Partnership for Excellence: Medicine at the University of Toronto and Academic Hospitals. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013).
How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013).
Editor: Starting Up. Volume 1 of American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, An Oral History of Neuropsychopharmacology: The First Fifty Years; Peer Interviews. Series editor Thomas A. Ban. (Brentwood, TN: ACNP, 2011).
Endocrine Psychiatry: Solving the Riddle of Melancholia. Co-author Max Fink. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Before Prozac: The Troubled History of Mood Disorders in Psychiatry. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009)
Shock Therapy A History of Electroconvulsive Treatment in Mental Illness. Co-author David Healy. (New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2007).
Psychotic Depression. Co-author C. M. Swartz. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007.)
Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005). Also in paperback, 2006.
A Historical Dictionary of Psychiatry (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005).
Reflections on Twentieth-Century Psychopharmacology (co-editors Thomas Ban and David Healy) (Budapest: Animula 2004).
From Psychopharmacology to Neuropsychopharmacology in the 1980s and The Story of CINP As Told in Autobiography (co-editors Thomas Ban and David Healy) (Budapest: Animula 2002).
The Kennedy Family and the Story of Mental Retardation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000).
The Triumph of Psychopharmacology and The Story of CINP (co-editors Thomas Ban and David Healy) (Budapest: Animula, 2000).
A History of Psychiatry from the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997).
Editor: TPH: History and Memories of the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital, 1925-1966 (Toronto: Wall & Emerson, 1996); also contributed two articles to this volume.
A Century of Radiology in Toronto (Toronto: Wall & Emerson, 1995).
From the Mind into the Body: The Cultural Origins of Psychosomatic Symptoms (New York: The Free Press, 1994).
From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era (New York: The Free Press, l992).
Das Arzt-Patient-Verhältnis in der Geschichte und Heute (Vienna: Picus Verlag, l99l; Wiener Vorlesungen im Rathaus, Band l0).
The Health Century (New York: Doubleday, 1987). A companion to the PBS television series. Also in paperback.
Bedside Manners: The Troubled History of Doctors and Patients (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985).
A History of Women's Bodies (New York: Basic Books, 1982).
The Making of the Modern Family (New York: Basic Books, 1975)
Strikes in France, 1830-1968 (co-author Charles Tilly) (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1974).
Also wrote the chapter in entitled, “The History of Work in the West: an Overview,” 1-33.
Work and Community in the West, editor (New York: Harper and Row, 1973).
The Historian and the Computer: A Practical Guide (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1971).