Bruno Bettelheim: The Other Side of Madness

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Duckworth, 1995 - Child psychologists - 524 pages
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A biography of Bruno Bettelheim, one of the 20th century's leading and most controversial psychoanalysts. It examines the questions that remain about Bettelheim. Who was he? The brilliant discoverer of a unique method of treating psychotic children, justly acclaimed the world over? Or a brutal and despotic bully who was rightly denounced by former students and patients?

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Bettelheim, a life and a legacy

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In his lifetime (1903-90), Bruno Bettelheim was regarded as an authority on childrearing and a pioneer of psychoanalysis. His prolific writings ranged from his experiences as a survivor of Nazi ... Read full review


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