Vulnerability to Psychosis
A Psychoanalytic Study of the Nature and Therapy of the Psychotic StateeBook - 2009
'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.
Publisher: London : Karnac, 2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxx, 312 pages)