(Pdf/E–book) [Delusions of Everyday Life] author Leonard Shengold

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We are all and irrational than we care to acknowledge says Dr Leonard Shengold in this profound #and elouent book We all suffer some degree from delusions vestiges of #elouent book We all suffer to some degree from delusions vestiges of mental functioning that continue into adult life and that at times of crisis manifest themselves in narcissistic thoughts of omnipotence immortality or perfection Dr Shengold argues that we can never eliminate these delusions of everyday life but we ca. Delusions of Everyday LifeReferring to the lives and such literary figures as Shakespeare Tolstoy Rilke Randall Jarrell Dickens Hardy and especially #such literary figures as Shakespeare Swift Tolstoy Pascal Rilke Randall Jarrell Dickens Hardy and especially Butler Dr Shengold also brings in relevant clinical material because as he points out delusions of everyday life are at the heart of misunderstanding and conflict in life and of resistance to change in psychological treatment These delusions must be attenuated if therapy is to be successf.

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N lessen their effect if we #ACKNOWLEDGE OR OWN THEM HE ASSERTS #or own them He asserts insight into what we are and what has happened to us is a prereuisite for caring about others and for accepting the transient conditions of life both necessary to attain happiness Dr "Shengold Discusses Delusions We All "discusses delusions we all as well as delusions associated with paranoia perversions being in love Shengold discusses delusions we all experience as well as delusions associated with paranoia perversions being in love identification with delusional parents He illustrates his ideas by. .