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Individual patients at Gartnavel

Allan Beveridge

in Portrait of the Psychiatrist as a Young Man

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199583577
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754685 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199583577.003.0020

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Individual patients at Gartnavel

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"Chapter 9 depicts Laing’s work with individual patients at Gartnavel. It includes a consideration of the patient who would become ‘Julie’ in The Divided Self and the young mother described in ‘The coldness of death’ chapter of The Self and Others. There are also clinical notes on many other patients who were not subsequently discussed in his published books. These illustrate how Laing tried to apply psychoanalytic techniques to the treatment of people with psychotic illnesses."

Chapter.  13667 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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