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Logotherapy and Existential Analysis, the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy," was developed by Viktor Frankl and first published in 1938. It regards the search for meaning as the primary human motivation. Since persons are capable of deciding, they are also responsible for their decisions. A human being is not a mere puppet of biological, hereditary and environmental ...more
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Published September 15th 2004 by Brunner-Routledge (first published November 1st 1956)
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The book begins and ends with strange passages. The lengthy preface sounds very much like a long thread of miracle cure stories. I thought I was reading a theological rather than a psychological book in the beginning.
And then a sudden shift on page 42, where the proper book begins. In difficult, not only psychological but also medical terminology, a theory of neurosis (and psychosis) is presented which is precise, logical, clear (if you spend the effort to step into this terminological cosmos)
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Viktor Emil Frankl M.D., Ph.D., was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, which is a form of Existential Analysis, the "Third Viennese School" of psychotherapy.

His book Man's Search for Meaning (first published under a different title in 1959: From Death-Camp to Existentialism. Originally published in 1946 as Ein Psycholog
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