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Madness on the Couch

Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis
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Simon & Schuster
Movements - Psychoanalysis, Psychology & Psychiatry / General, Psych
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Open LibraryOL9607309M
ISBN 101416577947
ISBN 139781416577942
OCLC/WorldCa656784856

In Madness on the Couch, veteran science writer Edward Dolnick tells the tragic story of that confrontation. It is a vivid, compelling tale that is told here for the first time. Dolnick focuses on three battles in an epic war: against schizophrenia, autism, and obsessive-compulsive by: In "Madness on the Couch", veteran science writer Edward Dolnick tells the tragic story of that confrontation.

It is a vivid, compelling tale that is told here for the first time. Dolnick focuses on three battles in an epic war: against schizophrenia, autism, and obsessive-compulsive disorder/5.

Fuller Torrey, M.D. author of Surviving Schizophrenia Madness on the Couch is an entertaining and enlightening account of the most disgraceful period in American psychiatry. It is blaming the victim, writ large.

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He has been published in the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times Magazine, and the Washington Post, among other publications. His books include Madness on the Couch: Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis () and Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon ()/5(K).

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Madness on the Couch could have been an important, cautionary history of a failed effort to treat three recalcitrant illnesses— schizophrenia, autism and severe, intractable obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)—and errors, including those of hubris, that psychoanalytic psychotherapists made in the s and s.

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Edward Dolnick is author of Down the Great Unknown, Madness on the Couch, The Rescue Artist, The Forger's Spell, The Clockwork Universe and his latest work America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, A former chief science writer at the Boston Globe, he has written for the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times Magazine, and many other publications.

On the Couch is an exciting new cultural history of recumbent posture as well as a meditation on the central—and today much disputed—icon of psychoanalytic treatment. This book opens up and changes the way we think about the use of the couch in psychoanalysis. Otto F. Kernberg, M.D.

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