- Fair Sex (Hutchinson, 1982)
- The Family in Question (Macmillan, 1985 and 1993).
This was short-listed for the Fawcett Prize and has been translated into several languages.
- The Child in Question (Macmillan, 1998)
- Madness in its Place (Routledge, 1998).
This was nominated for the MIND Book of the Year Award and was adapted for a Radio 4 programme in 2001.