Lives Across Time/Growing Up: Paths to Emotional Health and Emotional Illness from Birth to 30 in 76 People, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Lives Across Time/Growing Up

Paths to Emotional Health and Emotional Illness from Birth to 30 in 76 People, 1st Edition

By Henry H. Massie

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300 pages

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pub: 2008-01-31
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Follow seventy-six children from birth to thirty to learn about their various developmental life paths and their influences. Children traverse continuous or discontinuous courses. This book describes their life stories, which may transform and enrich the reader's life. In working with these people, the authors heard something basic: stories people tell about themselves. While a life may fall into a group - share characteristics with others - the individual's story remains compelling: to group people is to some degree against psychoanalysis, a humanizing discipline. The authors allow the subjects to speak at length in their own voices, to bring themselves alive for the reader. It is the authors hope that they have been able to convey their awe about watching the inner worlds of children and that these stories may evolve in readers minds and hearts and thus be remembered.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General