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ISBN-10:
1138926183
ISBN-13:
9781138926189
Pub. Date:
06/15/2019
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Out of Control: How Obsessionality Came to Dominate American Society / Edition 1

Out of Control: How Obsessionality Came to Dominate American Society / Edition 1

by Richard Kradin

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ISBN-13: 9781138926189
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/15/2019
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard Kradin, MD is Harvard physician who practices medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and has advanced degrees in psychoanalysis and religion. He has authored several books on mental health topics and is the recipient of Gradiva Prize awarded from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis in 1997 for the best paper in psychoanalysis.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: In the Beginning was the Thought

Chapter 2: Obsession and Ritual in the Ancient World

Chapter 3: Obsession and Compulsion and the Judaeo-Christian Ethos

Chapter 4: Obsessive-Compulsion as Mental Disorder: Psychoanalysis and the Discontents of Civilization

Chapter 5: Modern Approaches to Obsessive Compulsion: Less Talk/More Action

Chapter 6: Obsessive-Compulsiveness as Addiction: Running with the Workaholics

Chapter 7: The Internet and Political Correctness

Chapter 8: Seeking Perfection: Seduction and Rejection in the World of Internet Dating or How to Find a Virtual mate

Chapter 9: Where on Earth is this All Going? Stop the World, I want to Get Off