Psychotherapy in an Age of Narcissism: Modernity, Science, and Society

Psychotherapy in an Age of Narcissism: Modernity, Science, and Society

by J. Paris
     
 

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Adopting a friendly but critical approach to the talking therapies, this book places psychotherapy in a social and historical context, exploring its relationship to contemporary culture and recommending a different way of thinking about practice.

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Adopting a friendly but critical approach to the talking therapies, this book places psychotherapy in a social and historical context, exploring its relationship to contemporary culture and recommending a different way of thinking about practice.

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"Joel Paris has written an erudite, intelligent, thoroughly researched work on the benefits of brief evidence-based psychotherapy in this epoch of disintegrating family and community ties." - Ira Steinman, American Journal of Psychiatry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230336964
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/07/2012
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
171
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

JOEL PARIS has been a member of the McGill psychiatry department since 1972, is a full Professor, and served as Department Chair from 1997 to 2007. Dr. Paris is currently a Research Associate at the SMBD-Jewish General Hospital, and heads personality clinics at two hospitals. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Dr. Paris' research interest is in personality disorders. He has 175 peer-reviewed articles, and is the author of 12 books and 38 book chapters. He is an educator who has supervised psychiatric evaluation with residents for 40 years, and who has won awards for his teaching.

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