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Book Title: The Politics of Experience and The Bird of Paradise|
The author of the book: R.D. Laing
Date of issue: January 1st 1967
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Format files: PDF
The size of the: 340 KB
Edition: Penguin Books Ltd
Read full description of the books The Politics of Experience and The Bird of Paradise:Unorthodox to some, brilliantly original to others, The Politics of Experience goes beyond the usual theories of mental illness & alienation, making a convincing case for the 'madness of morality.'
The Politics of Experience
Persons and Experience
The Psychotherapeutic Experience
The Mystification of Experience
Us and Them
The Schizophrenic Experience
A Ten-Day Voyage
The Bird of Paradise
Read information about the authorRonald 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 descriptions of lived experience rather than simply as symptoms of some separate or underlying disorder.
Laing was associated with the anti-psychiatry movement although he rejected the label.
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