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9780863771163

Human Nature and Suffering

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  • ISBN13:

    9780863771163

  • ISBN10:

    0863771165

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1989-12-01
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres

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Summary

Throughout the text Gilbert shows how two psychological systems (derived from ethological and experimental work), labelled the defense and safety system dominate the unfolding and integration of human mental life.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction and Overview. A Legacy from the Past: The Role of Human Nature. The Mapping of Human Nature. The Psychobiology of some Basic Mechanisms. The Psychobiology of Peripheral Systems. Care Eliciting and Attachment Strategies. Care Eliciting and Theories of Psychopathology. Care Giving and Nurturance. Disorders of Care Giving. Co?Operation. Co?Operation: Some Blocks and Pathologies. Competition: Status, Power and Dominance. Some Psychopathologies of Power and Dominance. Beyond the Power of Reason. Personal Reflections. Appendices.

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