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Unbearable affect a guide to the psychotherapy of psychosis

Garfield, David A. S.

London : Karnac 2009

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  • Title:
    Unbearable affect a guide to the psychotherapy of psychosis
  • Author/Creator: Garfield, David A. S.
  • Publisher: London : Karnac
  • Creation Date: 2009
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (231 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-208) and index.
  • Subjects: Psychoses -- Treatment; Affect (Psychology); Emotions -- Therapeutic use; Psychotherapy; Psychoses -- Treatment -- Case studies
  • Description: In this cohesive, dramatic, and highly readable book, David Garfield establishes a roadmap for the diagnosis and psychotherapeutic treatment of psychotic disorders based on finding, understanding and reordering of unbearable affect. He provides concrete clinical advice, vivid examples, and crisp jargon-free descriptions of theoretical concepts and clinical techniques. Most of all, he demonstrates that it is possible for psychotic patients to take control of their conditions, rebuild family relationships, and establish themselves in the viable productive lives that they have long despaired of a
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-208) and index.
  • Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; SECTION I: AFFECT DIAGNOSIS; SECTION II: AFFECT THERAPEUTICS; SECTION III: A LIFE'S WORK: STAYING OUT OF PSYCHOSIS; REFERENCES; INDEX
  • OCLC Number: 690101891
    729246129
  • Identifier: ISBN0-429-48444-5;ISBN1-282-77946-X;ISBN9786612779466;ISBN1-84940-829-7