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Constructing the self, constructing America : a cultural history of psychotherapy / Philip Cushman.

Author/Creator:
Cushman, Philip.
Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] : Da Capo Press, ©1995.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Psychotherapy -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Civilization -- Psychological aspects.
Psychotherapy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Identity (Psychology) -- United States.
Individualism -- United States.
Civilization -- Psychological aspects.
Identity (Psychology)
Individualism.
Psychotherapy -- Moral and ethical aspects
Psychotherapy -- Social aspects.
United States
Contents:
Psychotherapy, the impossible bridge
Selves, illnesses, healers, technologies
The self in America
Healing through self-domination
Healing through self-liberation
Strange bedfellows
The road not taken
Self-liberation through consumerism
Psychotherapy as moral discourse
The politics of the self
The self in Western society.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-414) and index.
ISBN:
0201441926
9780201441925
OCLC:
71259226
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