A Democratic Mind: Psychology and Psychiatry with Fewer Meds and More Soul

A Democratic Mind: Psychology and Psychiatry with Fewer Meds and More Soul


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498561396
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

I.W. Charny is retired professor of psychology and family therapy at Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Allen Frances, M.D.
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Coming Back Home from the Study of Genocide to Everyday Psychopathology and PsychotherapyPart I: Applying the Concept of Democratic Mind to Treating Emotional Disorders, Breakdowns of Relationships and Disorders of Evil
Chapter 1: Democratic Mind: A Different Lens for Understanding and Treating for Psychological Health
Chapter 2: Understanding Totalitarian Meanings in Relationship Disorders and Psychopathology
Part II: Psychological Health, the Woes of DSM, and Multiple Schools of Therapy
Chapter 3: Psychological Health: Protecting and Improving the Quality of Life: My Own Life and the Lives of Others
Chapter 4: A Basic Question for Psychiatry and Psychology: How Much Can We Try to Cure the Mind through the Body?
Chapter 5: DSM-Thinking is Oblivious to the Human Condition: Returning Psychiatry to the Unconscious, Human Relationships, and Value Choices
Chapter 6: The Wisdom and Tools of Multiple Schools of Psychotherapy
Appendix: Prescriptions for a Free and Democratic Mind

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