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In therapy we trust : America's obsession with self-fulfillment / Eva S. Moskowitz.

Author/Creator:
Moskowitz, Eva S.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 342 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Social problems -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social problems -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions.
Psychotherapy -- Popular works.
Happiness.
Self-actualization (Psychology).
Contents:
The therapeutic gospel
Illness : a new cure, a new faith, 1850-1900
Poverty : reformers offer treatment, 1890-1930
Marriage : a science of personal relations, 1920-1940
War : the soldier's psyche, 1941-1945
Home : the unhappy housewife, 1945-1965
Social protest : liberating the psyche, 1960-1975
Feelings : expressing the self, 1970-1980
Personal problems and public debate.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-309) and index.
ISBN:
0801864038 (hard : alk. paper)
OCLC:
43894064