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The Importance of Disappointment

By Ian Craib

Routledge – 1994 – 216 pages

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    September 21st 1994
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Description

This sane and insightful discussion explores the nature of identity in late modern societies to criticize the way in which psychotherapy has become an ideology of late modernity and to emphasize the importance of `negative' messages in psychoanalytic theory.

Author Bio

Ian Craib is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex and a psychoanalytic group psychotherapist.

Name: The Importance of Disappointment (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Ian Craib. This sane and insightful discussion explores the nature of identity in late modern societies to criticize the way in which psychotherapy has become an ideology of late modernity and to emphasize the importance of `negative' messages in...
Categories: Self & Social Identity, Sociology & Social Policy