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Schopenhauer's Porcupines : Intimacy and Its Dilemmas: Five Stories of Psychotherapy
by Deborah Luepnitz


Overview - Each generation of therapists can boast of only a few writers like Deborah Luepnitz, whose sympathy and wit shine through a fine, luminous prose. In Schopenhauer's Porcupines she recounts five true stories from her practice, stories of patients who range from the super-rich to the homeless and who grapple with panic attacks, psychosomatic illness, marital despair, and sexual recklessness.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Each generation of therapists can boast of only a few writers like Deborah Luepnitz, whose sympathy and wit shine through a fine, luminous prose. In Schopenhauer's Porcupines she recounts five true stories from her practice, stories of patients who range from the super-rich to the homeless and who grapple with panic attacks, psychosomatic illness, marital despair, and sexual recklessness. Intimate, original, and triumphantly funny, Schopenhauer's Porcupines goes further than any other book in unveiling the secrets of "how talking helps."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780465042876
  • ISBN-10: 0465042872
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: February 2003
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.32 x 5.34 x 0.66 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.72 pounds


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