Schopenhauer's Porcupines: Intimacy And Its Dilemmas: Five Stories Of Psychotherapy by Deborah LuepnitzSchopenhauer's Porcupines: Intimacy And Its Dilemmas: Five Stories Of Psychotherapy by Deborah Luepnitz

Schopenhauer's Porcupines: Intimacy And Its Dilemmas: Five Stories Of Psychotherapy

byDeborah Luepnitz

Paperback | February 24, 2003

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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."

About The Author

Deborah Anna Luepnitz, Ph.D., is on the Clinical Faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is the author of Child Custody (l982) and The Family Interpreted (l988; revised edition, 2002) and is a contributing author to the Cambridge Companion to Lacan (forthcoming). She maintains a...

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Title:Schopenhauer's Porcupines: Intimacy And Its Dilemmas: Five Stories Of PsychotherapyFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 24, 2003Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0465042872

ISBN - 13:9780465042876

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