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The Importance of Disappointment

1st Edition

By Ian Craib

Routledge

216 pages

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Description

This sane and insightful discussion explores the nature of identity in late modern societies to criticize the way in which psychotherapy has become an ideology of late modernity and to emphasize the importance of `negative' messages in psychoanalytic theory.

About the Author

Ian Craib is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex and a psychoanalytic group psychotherapist.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY028000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General