This new edition of one of the books most closely identified with clinical psychology since 1965 will expose a new generation to Shapiro's stunningly defining conceptualizations of the Obsessive-Compulsive, Paranoid, Hysterical, and Impulsive ways of being.
About the Author:
David Shapiro formerly practiced psychotherapy in Los Angeles and taught at the School of Social Welfare, UCLA. He now makes his home in Berkshire County, Massachussetts, and is professor of psychology, graduate faculty, New School for Social Research, New York City. Dr. Shapiro is the author of Neurotic Styles (1965) and Autonomy and Rigid Character (1981), both published by Basic Books.
"A significant contribution to an understanding of dynamic psychiatry and of ego psychology."
American Journal of Psychiatry
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