Constructing the Self, Constructing America: A Cultural History of Psychotherapy

Constructing the Self, Constructing America: A Cultural History of Psychotherapy

by Philip Cushman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0201626438

ISBN-13: 9780201626438

Pub. Date: 11/11/1994

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

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.

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ISBN-13:
9780201626438
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
11/11/1994
Pages:
430
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.41(d)

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