Healing Stories: Narrative in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

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At the heart of any therapeutic encounter there is always a story. Pat ients seeking help bring with them stories, spoken or untold, fragment ary and whole, that collectively make up their own personal narrative, their lived autobiography. Whatever else their tasks, a central part of the doctor's or therapist's job is to facilitate the telling of the se stories, to make meaning out of them and find the patterns within t hem. The aim of this book is to rehabilitate stories and story telling within medicine, psychiatry and ...

Healing Stories: Narrative in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 1999, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192628275

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