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Schopenhauer’s Porcupines: Intimacy and Its Dilemmas: Five Stories of Psychotherapy



The classic compilation of psychological case studies from a master clinician and lyrical writer

Each generation of therapists can boast of only a few writers like Deborah Luepnitz, whose sympathy and wit shine in her fine, luminous prose. In Schopenhauer’s Porcupines, she recounts five true stories from her practice, stories of patients who range from the super-rich to the destitute, who grapple with panic attacks, psychosomatic illness, marital despair, and sexual recklessness. Intimate, original, and triumphantly funny, Schopenhauer’s Porcupines goes further than any other book in illuminating “how talking helps.”

Author: Luepnitz, Deborah

Topic: Psychology
Media: Book
ISBN: 465042872
Language: English
Pages: 288

Additional information

Weight 0.72 lbs
Dimensions 8.32 × 5.34 × 0.66 in


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