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The War of the Gods in Addiction: C.G. Jung, Alcoholics Anonymous, and Archetypal Evil
The War of the Gods of Addiction, based on the correspondence between Bill W., one of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, and Swiss psychiatrist, C.G. Jung, proposes an original, groundbreaking, psychodynamic view of addiction. Using insights from Jungian psychology, it demonstrates why the twelve steps of AA really work. It explores, through theoretical and clinical mat ...more
Paperback, 162 pages
Published August 27th 2009 by Spring Journal, Inc
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Handbook on navigation and protection from archetype shadow evil complex. A must for everyone battling. A life time companion. It shifted the light on a dark matter. Read it. Be armed informed and ready your already in the battle. Some of you know it some do not. This is your wake up.
I wanted to like this more than I did. I appreciated the Jungian view of addiction. However, melding that into AA and saying AA is doing Jungian-type work is, in my opinion, a vast exaggeration of what AA offers and a vast understatement of what Jungian psychology offers. I say this as someone who has used AA as part of recovery and who works with the Jungian psychologist. I don't have anything against AA, but it simply is not the miracle Schoen wants it to be. I think leaving AA out of the anal ...more
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