Argentina on the Couch: Psychiatry, State, and Society, 1880 to the Present

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Argentina is the world's centre of psychoanalysis in the twenty-first century. Not only have many Argentines undergone psychoanalytic therapy, but Argentines from taxi drivers to actresses, from politicians to generals, all speak in 'psychoanalese', and two of the most popular TV shows in the country have psychoanalysis as their central issue. This path-breaking collection of essays explores the prevalence of psychoanalysis in Argentina. It traces the way Freud's theories took hold in Argentina and probes the ways in which ...

Argentina on the Couch: Psychiatry, State, and Society, 1880 to the Present 2003, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826322647

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Argentina on the Couch: Psychiatry, State, and Society, 1880 to the Present 2003, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826322654

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