A Pattern of Madness: Philosophical Foundations for a Theory by Neville Symington

By Neville Symington

writer of many revered psychoanalytic works together with Narcissism: a brand new concept, Emotion and Spirit, Making of a Psychotherapist and Spirit of Sanity, the celebrated psychoanalyst Neville Symington's newest ebook expands, refines and deepens what has turn into an ever extra notable, far-reaching and soaking up inquiry into the character of insanity and sanity.It is Symington's critical rivalry that the middle psychopathology of our instances will be pointed out and exact as narcissism, even if self-centredness, egoism or solipsism may serve both good. severe of psychiatry's mere symptomatology, and of a lot psychotherapeutic perform as superficial and sterile, the current quantity probes compellingly into the narcissistic trend on the way to delineate its constitution in all its complexity and thereby achieve a degree of viewpoint and distance from this so much intractable of psychic states.

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