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What is Madness? by [Leader, Darian]
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Engrossing and enlightening . . . Leader is as much a philosopher as a psychoanalyst (Metro)

Fascinating, humane and timely . . . Leader forces us to rethink our assumptions about 'mental health' with a formidable grasp of psychiatric history and a storyteller's flair for detail (Lisa Appignanesi New Statesman)

Witty, probing . . . A myth-busting diagnosis of the method in our madness (Independent)

Wonderful (Bookseller)

[Says] something that very much needs to be said (Irish Times)

About the Author

Darian Leader is a British psychoanalyst and the author of Introducing Lacan, Why do Women Write More Letters Than They Post?, Promises Lovers Make When It Gets Late, Freud's Footnotes, Stealing the Mona Lisa, Why do People Get Ill, co-written with David Corfield, The New Black, What Is Madness, Strictly Bipolar and Hands. He practises psychoanalysis in London, and he is a member of the College of Psychoanalysts and a founding member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1409 KB
  • Print Length: 363 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (6 Oct. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005GET47A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 22 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #261,285 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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