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Constructing the self, constructing America : a cultural history of psychotherapy

Author: Philip Cushman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author shows how the development of modern psychotherapy is intertwined with that of the United States and how it has changed the way Americans view events and themselves.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Cushman
ISBN: 0201441926 9780201441925
OCLC Number: 49312954
Description: xiii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Psychotherapy, the impossible bridge --
Selves, illnesses, healers, technologies --
The self in America --
Healing through self-domination --
Healing through self-liberation --
Strange bedfellows --
The road not taken --
Self-liberation through consumerism --
Psychotherapy as moral discourse --
The politics of the self.
Responsibility: Philip Cushman.

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