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Essential Being : Psychoanalytic Understanding of Totalitarianism (Paperback) (Anamilagros

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This book explores the concept of “pre-conceptual trauma”, drawing in particular on the pioneering research of Wilfred Bion. A comparison is established between two different groups of individuals: five well-known dictators and five famous creative individuals. The authors have defined “pre-conceptual traumas” as ubiquitous experiences that all human beings go through during the first years of their lives, when a temporary absence changes into a permanent presence, determining the outcome of what any individual might do or perform in the future. Pre-conceptual traumas split the mind into two dialectical and correlated states: the "traumatized" (conflictive or pathological), and the "non-traumatized" (developmental or normal).
Number of Pages: 170
Genre: Psychology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Anamilagros Perez-morazzani & Rafael E. Lopez-Corvo
Language: English
Street Date: May 8, 2017
TCIN: 51560747
UPC: 9781782205005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-7348
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