The Neurotic Personality
By Gordon, R G Copyright 1927
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This is Volume VIII of nineteen in a collection of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. Originally published in 1927, this book discusses the idea that to treat the neurotic, we must understand him, and try to discover why his personality differs from the normal and that we must answer the questions why a patient breaks down at all, why one person breaks down in one way, and another shows a different group of symptoms, and when he has broken down, what is likely to happen to him.
Chapter 1 The Construction of a Personality; Chapter 2 Neurosis; Chapter 3 Sex and the Freudian Theory of the Neuroses; Chapter 4 Other Conceptions of Neurosis; Chapter 5 Psychological Types in Neurosis; Chapter 6 The Anxiety States; Chapter 7 Obsessions; Chapter 8 Hysteria; Chapter 9 Hysterical Symptoms; Chapter 10 The Dissociation Syndromes; Chapter 11 Exhaustion Neurosis; Chapter 12 The Physician and the Patient; Chapter 13 Body and Mind in the Treatment of Neurosis; Chapter 14 The Scope and Limitations of Psychoanalysis; Chapter 15 The Scope and Limitations of Suggestion in Treatment; Chapter 16 The Scope and Limitations of Persuasion; Chapter 17 The Patient and the Public;