Anger, Madness and the Daimonic: The Paradoxical Power of by Stephen Diamond

By Stephen Diamond

we're in the course of a runaway rage epidemic. Hateful mass murders at faculties, procuring department shops and locations of industrial are speedily escalating in the US and all over the world in contemporary many years. Why? notwithstanding the reasons of violence in our tradition are advanced, the tricky human feelings of anger and rage play a relevant position within the genesis of evil, violent habit and psychopathology quite often. during this newly revised digital variation of his provocative and severely acclaimed 1996 ebook, medical and forensic psychologist Stephen A. Diamond determines the place rage and anger originate and explores even if those robust passions are, as most folk presume, in basic terms pathological, detrimental and harmful or will be meaningfully redeemed and consciously redirected into confident job. using concrete examples of the vicious and terrifying explosions of violence tearing society aside, medical and biographical case experiences, in addition to notable visible photographs, Dr. Diamond strains anger, rage and violence via their so much negative and harmful expressions to their artistic and transcendent capabilities in paintings, psychotherapy and spirituality, illuminating and revealing the paradoxical strength of rage. He offers a penetrating existential and intensity mental research of the difficult and pervasive challenge of anger this present day, explains how even knowledgeable psychological healthiness pros are inclined to misunderstand and mismanage it, and provides another method of dealing extra constructively with rage in psychotherapy and society.

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