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Mad, Bad And Sad
Lisa Appignanesi

Classification : Psychology
Pub Date : Jan 15, 2009
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 608
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844082346
Price : 1,050

About the book
Mad, bad and sad. From the depression suffered by Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath to the mental anguish and addictions of iconic beauties Zelda Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe. From Freud and Jung and the radical breakthroughs of psychoanalysis to Lacan's construction of a modern movement and the new women-centred therapies. This is the story of how we have understood mental disorders and extreme states of mind in women over the last two hundred years and how we conceive of them today, when more and more of our inner life and emotions have become a matter for medics and therapists.

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Lisa Appignanesi
Lisa Appignanesi was born in Poland and grew up in France and Canada. A novelist an writer, she is former deputy director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, chair of the Freud Museum and...(+)
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