On the Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders: An Introduction to Logotherapy and Existential Analysis / Edition 1

On the Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders: An Introduction to Logotherapy and Existential Analysis / Edition 1

by Viktor E. Frankl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415950295

ISBN-13: 9780415950299

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Logotherapy and Existential Analysis has been internationally recognized for decades as an empirically supported humanistic school of psychotherapy. Evidence for the growing significance of logotherapy includes institutes, societies and professorships in many countries of the world, as well as conferences and publications. On the Theory and Therapy of

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Logotherapy and Existential Analysis has been internationally recognized for decades as an empirically supported humanistic school of psychotherapy. Evidence for the growing significance of logotherapy includes institutes, societies and professorships in many countries of the world, as well as conferences and publications. On the Theory and Therapy of Neuroses: An Introduction to Logotherapy and Existential Analysis, the translation of Viktor Frankl's Theorie und Therapie der Neurosen by James M. DuBois, will allow for the first time English-only readers to experience this essential text on logotherapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415950299
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Understanding Viktor Frankl's theory and therapy of mental disorders
Viktor Frankl's prefaces
Introduction : what is logotherapy?3
Ch. 1The theory of neuroses as a problem : toward a definition and classification of neurotic disorders43
Ch. 2Endogenous psychoses : on psychoses caused by somatic disorders53
Ch. 3Psychosomatic illnesses : critical remarks on psychosomatic medicine79
Ch. 4Functional illnesses or "pseudo-neuroses" : on mental disorders due to a medical condition93
Ch. 5Reactive neuroses : on neuroses arising from the fight for or against something107
Ch. 6Iatrogenic neuroses : on neuroses arising from a medical intervention133
Ch. 7Psychogenic neuroses : on neuroses with psychological causes141
Ch. 8Noogenic neuroses : on neuroses with spiritual causes151
Ch. 9Collective neuroses : on societal neuroses157
Ch. 10Logotherapy as a specific therapy of noogenic neuroses171
Ch. 11Logotherapy as a nonspecific therapy185
Ch. 12Paradoxical intention and dereflection191
Ch. 13Medical ministry217
Ch. 14Existential analysis as psychotherapeutic anthropology227

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