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Moments of Engagement: Intimate Psychotherapy in a Technological Age
     

Moments of Engagement: Intimate Psychotherapy in a Technological Age

by Peter D. Kramer
 

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Through fascinating case histories and revealing encounters with patients, Dr. Peter Kramer, author of the international bestseller Listening to Prozac,  provides a compassionate, immensely eloquent view of how psychiatry really works.

Dr. Kramer was recently asked to guest host The Infinite Mind, a weekly public radio show focusing on the

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Through fascinating case histories and revealing encounters with patients, Dr. Peter Kramer, author of the international bestseller Listening to Prozac,  provides a compassionate, immensely eloquent view of how psychiatry really works.

Dr. Kramer was recently asked to guest host The Infinite Mind, a weekly public radio show focusing on the art and science of the human mind and spirit, behavior, and mental health. Listen to the show now.

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Kramer (psychiatry and human behavior, Brown U.) presents a series of stories about clinical paradoxes, and defines the role of tools used to help patients change. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140237900
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Peter D. Kramer, M.D., recently named host of the national, weekly public radio series, The Infinite Mind, is "possibly the best-known psychiatrist in America," as The New York Times put it. Peter Kramer received his M.D. from Harvard and is the best-selling author of Listening to Prozac, Should You Leave?, Spectacular Happiness, and Moments of Engagement. His latest book, Against Depression, will be published in May 2005.

In 2004, two programs of The Infinite Mind hosted by Kramer won top media awards: a Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television for an examination of "Domestic Violence" and a National Mental Health Association Media Award for “Between Two Worlds: Mental Health for Immigrants. Kramer has written for The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book Review, The Washington Post, the (London) Times Literary Supplement and U.S. News & World Report, among other publications. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where he is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University, and has a private practice.

Visit Dr. Peter D. Kramer on the web: http://www.peterdkramer.com 

The Infinite Mind: http://www.theinfinitemind.com/

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