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Unimaginable Storms : A Search for Meaning in Psychosis / by Murray Jackson.

Author/Creator:
Jackson, Murray, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Boca Raton, FL : Routledge, [2018].
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (263 p.)
Subjects:
Psychoses.
Psychotherapy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A distillation of many years' work on a therapeutic milieu ward of the Maudsley Hospital, in which psychotic patients were treated with an integral combination of psychiatric and psychological care anchored in the use of advanced psychoanalytic concepts of psychosis. Compelling clinical material is reproduced to help illuminate the meaning of illnesses such as paranoid schizophrenia, catatonia, psychotic anorexia and manic-depression. Several depth interviews by the author, an authority on the application of psycho-analytic thought to the problems of psychosis are reproduced for the first time.
Contents:
COVER; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; FOREWORD by John Steiner; PREFACE; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Paranoid schizophrenia: ""the radio loves me""; CHAPTER TWO: Schizophrenic self-burning: which self?; CHAPTER THREE: Psychotic character: ""a bit of an old rogue""; CHAPTER FOUR: Catatonia 1: psychotic anorexia; CHAPTER FIVE: Catatonia 2: imitation of Christ; CHAPTER SIX: Manic-depressive psychosis; CHAPTER SEVEN: The treatment setting; CHAPTER EIGHT: Integration; GLOSSARY; NOTES; REFERENCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-429-90936-5
0-429-48459-3
1-283-12491-2
9786613124913
1-84940-170-5
OCLC:
729167041
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