Constructing The Self, Constructing America / Edition 1

Constructing The Self, Constructing America / Edition 1

by Philip Cushman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0201441926

ISBN-13: 9780201441925

Pub. Date: 09/10/1996

Publisher: Da Capo Press

In this ground-breaking cultural history of psychotherapy, historian and psychologist Philip Cushman shows how the development of modern psychotherapy is inextricably intertwined with that of the United States and how it has changed the way Americans view events and themselves. By tracing our various definitions of the self throughout history, Cushman reveals that

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In this ground-breaking cultural history of psychotherapy, historian and psychologist Philip Cushman shows how the development of modern psychotherapy is inextricably intertwined with that of the United States and how it has changed the way Americans view events and themselves. By tracing our various definitions of the self throughout history, Cushman reveals that psychotherapy is very much a product of a particular time and place—and that it has been fundamentally complicit in creating many of the ills it seeks to assuage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201441925
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
09/10/1996
Pages:
452
Sales rank:
624,076
Product dimensions:
1.01(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

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