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The Age of Sensation: A Psychoanalytic Exploration
     

The Age of Sensation: A Psychoanalytic Exploration

by Herbert Hendin
 

A study of the way modern young society is leaning increasingly toward impulsive action and sensory stimulation, and away from emotion and a sense of meaning.
Covers some of the major developments in the 60s, such as drugs, homosexuality, revolution, etc., in looking at what young people feel about their lives and what cultural forces move them most deeply.

Overview

A study of the way modern young society is leaning increasingly toward impulsive action and sensory stimulation, and away from emotion and a sense of meaning.
Covers some of the major developments in the 60s, such as drugs, homosexuality, revolution, etc., in looking at what young people feel about their lives and what cultural forces move them most deeply.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393011227
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/17/1975
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Herbert Hendin, M.D., is executive director of the American Suicide Foundation and professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College. He lives in New York.

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