Broken Images, Broken Selves: Dissociative Narratives in Clinical Practice / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$82.97
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $23.54
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 75%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $23.54   
  • New (3) from $79.90   
  • Used (5) from $23.54   

Overview

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A collection of perspectives on dissociation, showing how it can help or harm people. Contributors consider the experience against a backdrop of cross-cultural interpretation, explore specific exceptional human phenomena such as alien abduction and near- death experience, and comment on the issues raised and the implications for diagnosing dissociation. For interested lay readers as well as mental health professionals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876308516
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
About the Contributors
Introduction
Ch. 1 Dissociation in Many Times and Places 3
Ch. 2 History of Dissociation in Western Psychology 41
Ch. 3 The Etiologies of Dissociation 61
Ch. 4 Dissociation, Narrative, and Exceptional Human Experiences 88
Ch. 5 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Existential-Humanistic Perspective 125
Ch. 6 The Body and Modernity in MPD/DID 136
Ch. 7 Near-Death Narratives 163
Ch. 8 Inspiration, Mediumship, Surrealism: The Concept of Creative Dissociation 181
Ch. 9 Alien Abduction Narratives 199
Ch. 10 The Relationship of Dissociative Conditions to Sleep and Dreaming 216
Ch. 11 Good Trips, Bad Trips: Psychedelic Drugs and Dissociation 230
Ch. 12 Dissociation in Terror of Death: The "Hypnoid State" Revisited 248
Ch. 13 Fantasy Proneness, Dissociation, and Narrative Construction 274
Ch. 14 Metaphoric Truth and Narrative Structure: Implications for Understanding and Treating Patients Exhibiting Dissociative Phenomena 305
Ch. 15 Dissociative Narratives and Veracity 323
Ch. 16 The Varieties of Dissociative Experience 336
Name Index 363
Subject Index 369
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)