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R.D. Laing: A Divided Self : A Biography John Clay

R.D. Laing: A Divided Self : A Biography

John Clay

Published February 20th 1997
ISBN : 9780340684511
Paperback
308 pages
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R.D. Laing was Britains most famous psychoanlayst and a hugely contentious figure. His ambition to make madness intelligible was reached through unorthodox means and despite being a gifted professional, he was sneered at by the establishment. InMoreR.D. Laing was Britains most famous psychoanlayst and a hugely contentious figure. His ambition to make madness intelligible was reached through unorthodox means and despite being a gifted professional, he was sneered at by the establishment. In this biography, John Clay traces Laings colourful life from his childhood in Glasgow to the heights of fame in the 1960s and assesses the influence his ideas had on the future of psychiatry.