Damaged Life: The Crisis of the Modern Psyche (Psychology by Tod Sloan

By Tod Sloan

What are the mental difficulties because of modernization? How do we reduce its damaging effects?

Modernization has introduced many fabric merits to us, but we're regularly advised how unsatisfied we're: crime, divorce, suicide, melancholy and nervousness are rampant. How can this contradiction be reconciled?

Damaged Life, initially released in 1996, offers a robust and innovative research of modernity’s impression at the psyche. Tod Sloan develops an built-in concept of the self in society by way of combining views on character improvement and socio-historical methods to discover our advanced reaction to modernization. He discusses the results of postmodern conception for psychology and proposes concrete responses to handle the difficulty of mass emotional anguish. His ebook may be learn not just by way of these operating inside of psychology and similar disciplines similar to sociology and social coverage, but in addition by means of a person looking enlightenment in regards to the hindrance of the self in modern society.

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