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By Dr. Bob Wendorf

Tales from the Couch is number of genuine case reviews and a primer on psychopathology, in addition to a charming mirrored image at the human situation. Drawn from Dr. Bob Wendorf’s thirty-six-year occupation years as a medical psychologist, the booklet examines the lives of a few of his such a lot sufferers, in a undertaking that goals to either teach and fascinate the reader. scientific syndromes are defined and dramatized by way of real-life case examples (altered basically as essential to safeguard sufferer confidentiality).

Each of the 16 chapters specializes in a selected psychiatric analysis, together with a number of character sickness, Asperger’s, and upload. The medical photograph and signs are defined and defined, then delivered to lifestyles by means of case examples taken from the author’s perform. Dr. Wendorf provides the instances as a sequence of narratives—some dramatic, a few funny, so much really poignant. alongside the way in which, the writer bargains his personal reactions to the folks and occasions defined the following and alertness to the overall human situation as well.

Tales from the Couch bargains compelling tales of notable humans, medical stipulations, and events—both out and in of the remedy hour—while delivering insights into the character of people, psychological disorder, and the psychotherapeutic enterprise.

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