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The divided self : an existential study in sanity and madness

Author: R D Laing
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; Baltimore : Penguin Books, [1965] ©1965
Series: Pelican book, A734.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses case studies and existential philosophy to illustrate the nature of schizophrenia.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R D Laing
ISBN: 0140207341 9780140207347
OCLC Number: 5212085
Notes: "Preface to Pelican edition © R.D. Laing, 1965"--Title page verso.
Description: 218 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: The existential-phenomenological foundations for a science of persons --
The existential-phenomenological foundations for the understanding of psychosis --
Ontological security --
The embodied and unembodied self --
The inner self in the schizoid condition --
The false-self system --
Self-consciousness --
The case of Peter --
Psychotic developments --
The self and the false self in a schizophrenic --
The ghost of the weed garden: a study of a chronic schizophrenic.
Series Title: Pelican book, A734.
Responsibility: R.D. Laing.

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Uses case studies and existential philosophy to illustrate the nature of schizophrenia.

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