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The myth of neurosis : overcoming the illness excuse

Author: Garth Wood
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Provides information to differentiate between psychological illness and the everyday unpleasant feelings which are natural and a part of life. Also includes a philosophy called Moral Therapy to assist in solving many problems we face daily.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wood, Garth.
Myth of neurosis.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1986
(OCoLC)746362035
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garth Wood
ISBN: 0060154888 9780060154882 0317380397 9780317380392
OCLC Number: 12189151
Description: vii, 294 pages : charts ; 22 cm
Contents: An introduction to moral therapy --
Guilt, morals, and self-respect --
The value of moral therapy --
Are you mentally ill? --
The myth of neurosis and the validity of blame --
Freudian fantasies: inventing the illness excuse --
Mind candy: bitter pills for anxiety --
The therapeutic friendship --
The goodness of guilt: the road of self- respect --
The cruelty of kindness --
The importance of difficulty --
Activity therapy --
Body maintenance --
Sex, marriage, and moral therapy --
Drugs and moral therapy: no escape from reality.
Other Titles: Moral therapy
Responsibility: Garth Wood.

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Provides information to differentiate between psychological illness and the everyday unpleasant feelings which are natural and a part of life. Also includes a philosophy called Moral Therapy to assist in solving many problems we face daily.

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