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Wisdom, Madness and Folly (Scottish Classics)

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Set in a European context, but written in the style of a Scottish radicalist, the author recounts his own upbringing as well as his personal and professional insights, questioning the role of the psychiatrist in today's society.
Paperback, 159 pages
Published June 14th 2001 by Canongate Us (first published 1985)
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Feb 22, 2012 Yousef Nabil rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كتاب أكثر بكثير من رائع . طبيب نفسى يحاور أساليب الطب النفسى الحديث ، ويضع يده على المشكلات الأساسية فى الطب النفسى من خلال رحلته المهنية فى المجال .

كتاب يمتلىء بالغرابة والإدهاش .
كان عندي 15 سنة لما اكتشفت لانج لأول مرة، فاكر إني استمتعت بغرابة الكتاب، كونه أول كتاب في علم النفس أقراه. في السنين الأخيرة حاولت كتير أدور عليه وأفتكر إسمه أثناء اهتمامي المتجدد بعلم النفس لكن فشلت في تذكره، من ناحية تانية خالص ريم أعادت اكتشافي للانج لما رفعت اقتباس له على مدونتها، دورت عليه أكتر من مرة وحفظت إسمه في حال إني قررت أخوض في معرفة العلم دا، صادفته أكتر من مرة بعد كدا، وفي كل مرة كنت حاسس إني أعرفه من زمان، النهاردا مع البحث الدؤوب الصدفة جمعتني بيه تاني وأكدت لي إننا فعلاً كنا ن ...more
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My most favorite psychology book of all times. The frustrations and challenges of being a psychology and the love for people communicated in an autobiography by one of the very good psychiatrists in England. His life-story and work is truly remarkable.
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Ronald David Laing was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness – in particular, the subjective experience of psychosis. Laing's views on the causes and treatment of serious mental dysfunction, greatly influenced by existential philosophy, ran counter to the psychiatric orthodoxy of the day by taking the expressed feelings of the individual patient or client as valid descrip ...more
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