The Other Side of the Couch

The Healing Bond in Psychiatry

Gail Albert

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Other Side of the Couch
LAYER 1ESSENTIALS1BackgroundThis chapter covers background material about psychiatry that will help the reader in later sections. Largely historical, these pages give a short explication of the backdrop that psychiatrists take for granted, particularly in three areas: the differences between psychiatry and psychoanalysis; the interconnection of medicine, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis; and the enduring conflict within psychiatry between biological and psychological explanations of mental disorder. By putting this material in one place at the beginning, I hope to quickly

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The Other Side of the Couch
The Healing Bond in Psychiatry
Gail Albert

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Faber & Faber
Faber and Faber, Inc.
June 1995
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780571198696
ISBN10: 0571198694
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$22.95

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Faber and Faber, Inc.
April 2011
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ISBN: 9781429998802
ISBN10: 1429998806
256 pages
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