1st Edition

The Importance of Disappointment





ISBN 9780415093835
Published October 18, 1994 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book 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.

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Biography

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