The Janov Solution: Lifting Depression Through Primal Therapy

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SterlingHouse Publisher, Incorporated, 2007 - Self-Help - 174 pages
The author of The Primal Scream offers an end to the agony of depression. Dr. Arthur Janov's book The Primal Scream is one of the most popular nonfiction mental health books ever written. Now Dr. Janov has penned a book that promises to cause a breakthrough in mental health. The Janov Solution presents brilliant new techniques for rooting out depression, thus reducing or eliminating the need for anti-depressant medications, electroshock, and even brain surgery. In clear, easy-to-understand language, The Janov Solution explains how Primal Therapy can help us safely access the deepest levels of the brain and relive the primal experiences that drive feelings of despair. In doing so, we can learn to conquer depression for good. The Janov Solution is nothing less than a groundbreaking book for the millions whose lives may be at risk because of depression, anxiety and paralyzing "blues."

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Contents

Hail Psychotherapy
1
The Monster that is Depression
7
The Imprint and the Development of the Self
17
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About the author (2007)

Arthur Janov was born in Los Angeles, California on August 21, 1924. After serving in the Navy, he received a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in psychiatric social work from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Ph.D. in psychology from Claremont Graduate University. He spent nearly 20 years providing conventional psychotherapy at the Los Angeles Children's Hospital and in private practice. In the late 1960's, he created primal therapy. His book, The Primal Scream, was published in 1970. His other books included The Primal Revolution, Prisoners of Pain, Imprints: The Lifelong Effects of the Birth Experience, The Biology of Love, Primal Healing, The Janov Solution: Lifting Depression Through Primal Therapy, Life Before Birth: The Hidden Script That Rules Our Lives, and Beyond Belief: Cults, Healers, Mystics and Gurus - Why We Believe. He died on October 1, 2017 at the age of 93.

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