THE TROUBLED MIND by Harry Roberts

THE TROUBLED MIND

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is not a popular study, but a fairly thorough-going probing of mental deviations, normal and abnormal. The unconscious, complexes, conflicts, sublimation, habit and education, psycho-analysis (in which he deals only with the Freudian and debunks the extremist Freudian technique), rationalization and disassociation, neuroses, psychoses -- and their treatments. The close of the book, written by Margaret Nelson Jackson, deals with acute forms of mental unbalance and their treatment. The remedy advocated by both is psycho-therapy -- a controversial conclusion from many angles. This is not a book for the uninitiated -- hard sledding for the layman.

Pub Date: Jan. 18th, 1938
Publisher: Dutton