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Human Nature in the Light of Psychopathology
Goldstein's "Human nature" is a brief and highly readable account of the holistic approach to human psychopathology. Particular emphasis is given to the large body of clinical data amassed by the author throughout three decades of research. Considerable emphasis is given to the author's dichotomy of concrete as opposed to abstract behavior, and a wide range of illustrative ...more
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Published January 1st 1963 by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
(first published January 1st 1940)
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Kurt Goldstein (November 6, 1878 – September 19, 1965) was a German neurologist and psychiatrist who was a pioneer in modern neuropsychology. He created a holistic theory of the organism based on Gestalt theory which deeply influenced the development of Gestalt therapy. His most important book in German Der Aufbau des Organismus (1934) has been published again in English: The Organism (1995) with ...moreMore about Kurt Goldstein...