Journals Higher Education



07 November 2011

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199583577

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Portrait of the Psychiatrist as a Young Man

The Early Writing and Work of R.D. Laing, 1927-1960.

Allan Beveridge

  • Based on primary material research of Laing's private notebooks, material that has hitherto been neglected, hence the book sheds new light over the important early years of his life
  • Provides a survey of psychiatric, philosophical, religious and artistic approaches to madness

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