4 edition of R.D. Laing found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-211) and index.
|LC Classifications||RC437.5 .C64 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 214 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||214|
|ISBN 10||0394411307, 0394733533|
|ISBN 10||9780394411309, 9780394733531|
|LC Control Number||76062705|
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Other articles where The Divided Self is discussed: R.D. Laing: In his first book, The Divided Self (), he theorized that ontological insecurity (insecurity about one’s existence) prompts a defensive reaction in which the self splits into separate components, thus generating the psychotic symptoms characteristic of schizophrenia. He was opposed to the standard treatments for. R. D. Laing was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness - in particular, the experience of psychosis. Laing's views on the causes and treatment of serious mental dysfunction, greatly influenced by existential philosophy, ran counter to the psychiatric orthodoxy of the day by taking the expressed feelings of the individual patient or client as valid /5(K).
and the Paths of Anti-Psychiatry re-examines Laing's work in the context of the anti-psychiatry movement. Concentrating on his most productive decade, the author provides a reasoned critique of Laing's theoretical writings, investigates the influences on his thinking such as phenomenology, existentialism and American family. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Knots by R.D. Laing (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!
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Laing's groundbreaking exploration of the nature of madness, illuminated the nature of mental illness and made the mysteries of the mind comprehensible to a wide audience. First published inthis watershed work aimed to make madness comprehensible, and in doing so revolutionized the way we perceive mental illness.
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R.D. Laing has 34 books on Goodreads with ratings. R.D. Laing’s most popular book is The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness. David Shariatmadari: R.D. Laing book book that changed me: A work by RD Laing and Aaron Esterson answered my childhood questions about the nature of madness Published: 25 Aug Published: 25 Aug Laing’s second book, an eloquent description of the way in which people are shaped and controlled by social forces.
The Self and Others A substantially-revised edition, significantly illustrative of the progression in Laing’s thought. Sanity, Madness, and the Family (with A. Ronald David Laing (7 October – 23 August ), usually cited as R. Laing, was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness – in particular, the experience of 's views on the causes and treatment of serious mental dysfunction, greatly influenced by existential philosophy, ran counter to the psychiatric orthodoxy of the day by.
Laing was greatly influenced by existential philosophy as far as causes and treatments of serious mental dysfunction were concerned. With him it was like that he took the feelings the individual client or patient expressed as valid interpretations of lived experience instead of mocking it as some kind of mental disorder.
The present book is a study of schizoid and schizophrenic per-sons; its basic purpose is to make madness, and the process of going mad, comprehensible. Readers will judge variously the success or failure of this aim.
I would ask, however, that the book should not be judged in terms of what it does not attempt to Size: KB. R.D. Laing, in full Ronald David Laing, (born October 7,Glasgow, Scotland—died AugSaint-Tropez, France), British psychiatrist noted for his alternative approach to the treatment of schizophrenia.
Laing was born into a working-class family and grew up in Glasgow. He studied medicine and psychiatry and earned a doctoral degree in medicine at the. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of R D Laing books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.
About R. Laing. R.D. Laing, one of the best-known psychiatrists of modern times, was born in Glasgow in and graduated from Glasgow University as a doctor of medicine. In the ’s he developed the argument that there may be a benefit in More about R.
Laing. Laing; Summary of Important Concepts. Ronald D. Laing's work was centered on understanding and treating schizophrenic patients.
He could perhaps best be termed an "existential psychiatrist." Indeed, one of his early books was on Jean-Paul Sartre, and he used concepts from Sartre, Hegel and others in endeavoring to conceptualize the life. Self and Others Volume 2 of R.D. Laing: selected works, Ronald David Laing, ISBNVolume 2 of R.D.
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All Book Search results » About the author () Ronald David Laing, a prominent British psychoanalyst, won wide attention in the United States, especially among young people, for his questioning of many of the old concepts of what is "normal" and what is "insane" in a world that he sees as infinitely dangerous in the hands of "normal /5(3).
About R.D. Laing. R.D. Laing was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Glasgow, where he later taught. He served as a psychiatrist and physician for the army and public clinics before turning to private family pratice as a psychoanalyst More about R.D.
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R. D. Laing (from the New York Times Book Review) How a rebellious introvert grew up to become an iconoclastic psychiatrist, and how he ultimately fell from grace.
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