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Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain

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Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain by Elio Frattaroli
Aug 27, 2002 | 464 Pages
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    Aug 27, 2002 | 464 Pages

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If Freud experiences a revival, he may thank Frattaroli for it. (Booklist)

Table Of Contents

Healing the Soul in the Age of the BrainAcknowledgments

Part I: The Importance of Being Conscious

1: A Brief Introduction to the Soul
2: The Technocrat and the Cowboy
3: An Introduction to the Psychotherapeutic Process

Part II: The Medical Model and the Psychotherapeutic Model: A Personal Commentary on Psychiatry, Science, and the Philosophy of Life

4: A Lecture to Young Psychiatrists
5: The Swimming Pool and the Quest
6: The End Is in the Beginning: A Tribute to Bruno Bettelheim

Part III: Science: The Untold Story

7: Two Kinds of Truth: The Principle of Complementarity
8: A Science of Subjectivity: Complementarity and Consciousness

Part IV: Experiencing the Psychotherapeutic Process

9: Anxiety and the Spirit of Questioning
10: Introspection and Putting It into Words
11: Resistance and Transference
12: But Isn’t Psychoanalysis Supposed to Be About Sex?

Part V: History Lessons

13: Respect the Symptom
14: Freud’s Theory of the Soul: From the Swimming Pool to the Quest
15: Integrating the Swimming Pool Within the Quest: “Where It Was, There Shall I Become”

Part VI: The Mind—Body Problem and the Crisis in Our Culture

16: What Is the Soul?
17: What Are We Really Hearing When We Listen to Prozac?
18: Repetition, Reflection, and the Search for Meaning


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