R. D. Laing by Rudolf Steiner
A Divided Self

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A biography of Britain's most famous and controversial psychoanalyst. The book traces Laing's colourful life from his childhood in Glasgow to the heights of fame. It also charts the evolution of his ideas and influence on psychiatry.
 

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Published December 1, 1996 by Trafalgar Square Publishing. 308 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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The Scottish therapist R.D. Laing (1927-1989) is a biographer's dream. A multifaceted character who can legitimately be described as both creative and self-destructive, inspiring and dangerous, compas

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In fact, Clay treats Laing's description in The Divided Self of the three states of schizophrenia (implosion, engulfment and petrification) as a projection of his own inner state.

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