Bibliographic Details

Vulnerability to psychosis : a psychoanalytic study of the nature and therapy of the psychotic state / Franco De Masi.

Author / Creator De Masi, Franco.
Uniform title Vulnerabilità alla psicosi. English
Imprint London : Karnac, 2009.
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 312 pages)
Language English
Subject Psychoses.
Psychoses -- Treatment.
Psychotic Disorders.
Psychoanalytic Theory.
Psychoanalytic Therapy -- methods.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- General.
Psychoses -- Treatment.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
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ISBN 9781849408165
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index.
Summary 'Franco De Masi is well known for his psychoanalytic work with patients suffering psychotic illnesses. In this book, he addresses the human vulnerability to psychosis, but the modest title of his book belies the depth of its investigations and conclusions. De Masi invites the reader into a thoughtful, systematic exploration of many aspects of the complex problems associated with psychotic illnesses: its ontogenesis and the emotional crises that lead to the dominance of psychotic thinking, the function of psychosis with regard to reality, its eruption or progression (depending upon the type of.
Other form Print version: De Masi, Franco. Vulnerabilità alla psicosi. English. Vulnerability to psychosis. London : Karnac, 2009 9781855755048