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On the Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders [NOOK Book]

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This work presents Viktor Frankl's philosophical views as applied to his psychiatric practice, offering a unqiue perspective to therapy. The English translation features an introduction and commentary by James M. DuBois, a leading Frankl scholar.
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On the Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders

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Overview

This work presents Viktor Frankl's philosophical views as applied to his psychiatric practice, offering a unqiue perspective to therapy. The English translation features an introduction and commentary by James M. DuBois, a leading Frankl scholar.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203005897
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/15/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 978 KB

Table of Contents

Translator's Notes and Acknowledgments
Understanding Viktor Frankl's Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders
Viktor Frankl's Prefaces
Introduction: What is Logotherapy?

Part I. The Theory of Neuroses and Psychotherapy

Chapter 1. The Theory of Neurosis as a Problem:Toward a Definition and Classification of Neurotic Disorders
Chapter 2. Endogenous Psychoses: On Psychoses Caused by Somatic Disorders
Chapter 3. Psychosomatic Illnesses: Critical Remarks on Psychosomatic Medicine
Chapter 4. Functional Illnesses or "Pseudo-Neuroses": On Mental Disorders Due to a Medical Condition
Chapter 5. Reactive Neuroses: On Neuroses Arising from the fight For or Against Something
Chapter 6. Iatrogenic Neuroses: On Neuroses Arising from a Medical Intervention
Chapter 7. Psychogenic Neuroses: On Neuroses with Psychological Causes
Chapter 8. Noogenic Neuroses: On Neuroses with Spiritual Causes
Chapter 9. Collective Neuroses: On Societal Neuroses

Part II. Logotherapy and Existential Analysis

Chapter 10. Logotherapy as a Specific Therapy of Noogenic Neuroses
Chapter 11. Logotherapy as a Nonspecific Therapy
Chapter 12. Paradoxical Intention and Dereflection
Chapter 13. Medical Ministry
Chapter 14. Existential Analysis as a Psychotherapeutic Anthropology
Summary
Glossary of Medical Terms
Index
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