The Culture of Shame

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Jason Aronson, Incorporated, May 1, 1998 - Psychology - 240 pages
The author exposes the many masks of shame and examines the way it paralyzes us, individually and collectively. He draws on powerful case stories to illustrate the language and impact of shame and how it can be overcome.
 

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THE CULTURE OF SHAME

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A ponderous, touchy-feely examination of shame, its causes, and its role in the psychotherapeutic process. While psychoanalyst Morrison (Harvard Medical School) still holds Freud dear, he diverges ... Read full review

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Psychiatrist Morrison (Shame: The Underside of Narcissism, Analytic Pr., 1989) here examines an area that has been hardly written about or researched: shame. He blames shame for eating disorders, drug ... Read full review

Contents

Its Prevalence and Development
1
Part II Beyond the Burden of Shame
101
Afterword
195
Notes
202
Index
216
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