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The Ethics of Interpersonal Relationships

1st Edition

By Joyce Catlett, Robert W. Firestone

Routledge

464 pages

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Description

Writing this book springs from a deep feeling for people and a grave concern that without a proper understanding of the reasons for their inhumanity in relation to one another and the development of a compassionate world view, it is likely that human beings may eventually destroy themselves and life on the planet. This work is an attempt to explain the source of destructive behaviour and how it manifests itself in personal relationships between men, women, couples, and families, and in the social arena. The author presents a position that offers a hope of altering the destiny of humankind's unethical behavior through better psychological understanding and education. Understanding the source of a person's aggressiveness in defending the fantasy bond and learning to cope with the voice process have strong implications for child-rearing and better mental health practices.

Table of Contents

ContentsPart I: An Innovative Approach to EthicsPart II: Coping with Unethical Ways of LivingPart IV: Destructive LifestylesPart V: Ethical and Unethical Societal Practices

About the Authors

Joyce Catlett

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health