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Depression and the Body: The Biological Basis of Faith and Reality
     

Depression and the Body: The Biological Basis of Faith and Reality

by Alexander Lowen
 

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The depressed person, says Dr. Lowen, is out of touch wit reality- and especially with the reality of his or her own body. This inspiring, pioneering book explores the cultural and psychological forces that contribute to this condition and shows how we can overcome depression.

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The depressed person, says Dr. Lowen, is out of touch wit reality- and especially with the reality of his or her own body. This inspiring, pioneering book explores the cultural and psychological forces that contribute to this condition and shows how we can overcome depression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140217803
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/1973
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Dr. Alexander Lowen is the creator of bioenergetics, which he has defined as "a therapeutic technique to help a person get back together with his body and to help him enjoy to the fullest degree possible the life of the body." Incorporating direct work on the body into the psychoanalytic process, Dr. Lowen practices psychiatry in New York and Connecticut and is the executive director of the Institute of Bioenergetic Analysis. He is married and lives in New Canaan, Connecticut, with his wife and son.

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