On the Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders

On the Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders : An Introduction to Logotherapy and Existential Analysis

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Logotherapy and Existential Analysis has been internationally recognized for decades as an empirically supported humanistic school of psychotherapy. Evidence for the growing significance of logotherapy includes institutes, societies and professorships in many countries of the world, as well as conferences and publications. On the Theory and Therapy of Neuroses: An Introduction to Logotherapy and Existential Analysis, the translation of Viktor Frankl's Theorie und Therapie der Neurosen by James M. DuBois, will allow for the first time English-only readers to experience this essential text on logotherapy.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 22mm | 439.99g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4 Tables, black and white; 17 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138872806
  • 9781138872806

Table of contents

Translator's Notes and Acknowledgments
Understanding Viktor Frankl's Theory and Therapy of Mental Disorders
Viktor Frankl's Prefaces
Introduction: What is Logotherapy?

Part I. The Theory of Neuroses and Psychotherapy

Chapter 1. The Theory of Neurosis as a Problem:Toward a Definition and Classification of Neurotic Disorders
Chapter 2. Endogenous Psychoses: On Psychoses Caused by Somatic Disorders
Chapter 3. Psychosomatic Illnesses: Critical Remarks on Psychosomatic Medicine
Chapter 4. Functional Illnesses or "Pseudo-Neuroses": On Mental Disorders Due to a Medical Condition
Chapter 5. Reactive Neuroses: On Neuroses Arising from the fight For or Against Something
Chapter 6. Iatrogenic Neuroses: On Neuroses Arising from a Medical Intervention
Chapter 7. Psychogenic Neuroses: On Neuroses with Psychological Causes
Chapter 8. Noogenic Neuroses: On Neuroses with Spiritual Causes
Chapter 9. Collective Neuroses: On Societal Neuroses

Part II. Logotherapy and Existential Analysis

Chapter 10. Logotherapy as a Specific Therapy of Noogenic Neuroses
Chapter 11. Logotherapy as a Nonspecific Therapy
Chapter 12. Paradoxical Intention and Dereflection
Chapter 13. Medical Ministry
Chapter 14. Existential Analysis as a Psychotherapeutic Anthropology
Glossary of Medical Terms
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