Fear of Life

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1980 - Fear - 274 pages
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An internationally acclaimed psychiatrist and author challenges the fears that prevent men and women from experiencing healthy, joyful, and fulfilling relationships - Are you torn by fear of: love and being loved, letting go, sexual fulfillment, uncertainty, being yourself, failing, death and dying? Dr. Alexander Lowen, world-famous psychoanalyst, will show you how to resolve those fears without changing the characteristics that make you the unique human being you are. Through self-acceptance, self-possession, and self-expression you'll learn how to achieve a harmony between your inner and outer worlds that will lead you to a far richer, happier, and healthier life. Go beyond fear-to freedom! Publisher's description.

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INTRODUCTION i
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THE NEUROTIC CHARACTER
11
FATE AND CHARACTER
38
Copyright

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Alexander Lowen, M.D., is a world-renowned psychiatrist and leading practitioner of Bioenergetic Analysis -- the revolutionary therapy that uses the language of the body to heal the problems of the mind. A former student of Wilhelm Reich, he developed Bioenergetic Analysis and founded the International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis. Dr. Lowen is the author of many publications, including "Love and Orgasm, The Betrayal of the Body, Fear of Life, Joy, " and "The Way to Vibrant Health." Now in his tenth decade, Dr. Lowen currently practices psychiatry in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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