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The meaning of anxiety / by Rollo May.


Rev. ed.. New York : Norton, [1977] .
ISBN 9780393011364, 0393011364

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Subjects Angoisse.
Angst.
Anxiety.
Psychologie.
Description xx, 425 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1977]
©1977
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-412) and index.
Contents Foreword to the first edition -- Foreword to the revised edition -- Acknowledgments -- part I. Modern interpretations of anxiety -- 1. Anxiety in mid-twentieth century -- In literature -- In social studies -- In the political scene -- In philosophy and theology -- In psychology -- Purpose of this book -- 2. Philosophical interpreters of anxiety -- Spinoza : reason overcoming fear -- Pascal : the inadequacy of reason -- Kierkegaard : anxiety in the nineteenth century -- 3. Anxiety interpreted biologically -- The startle pattern -- Anxiety and the catastrophic reaction -- Anxiety and the loss of the world -- Origins of anxiety and fear as seen by Goldstein -- The capacity to bear anxiety -- Numerological and physiological aspects of anxiety -- Perception of danger -- Balance in the autonomic system -- Voodoo death -- Psychosomatic aspects of anxiety -- An example : gastric functions -- The case of Tom -- Culture and the meaning of disease -- 4. Anxiety interpreted psychologically -- Do animals have anxiety? -- The study of children's fears -- Maturation in anxiety and fears -- Fears masking anxiety -- A note on the stress and anxiety -- Recent research on anxiety -- Anxiety and learning theory -- Personal comments -- 5. Anxiety interpreted by the psychotherapists -- Freud's evolving theories of anxiety -- Anxiety and repression -- Origins of anxiety as seen by Freud -- Trends in Freud's theories of anxiety -- Rank : anxiety and individuation -- Adler : anxiety and inferiority feelings -- Jung : anxiety and the threat of the irrational -- Horney : anxiety and hostility -- Sullivan : anxiety as apprehension of disapproval -- 6. Anxiety interpreted culturally -- The importance of the historical dimension -- Individualism in the Renaissance -- Competitive individualism in work and wealth -- Fromm : individual isolation in modern culture -- Anxiety and the market place -- Mechanisms of escape -- Kardiner : Western man's growth pattern -- 7. Summary and synthesis of theories of anxiety -- The nature of anxiety -- Normal and neurotic anxiety -- Origins of anxiety -- Maturation of the capacity for anxiety -- Anxiety and fear -- Anxiety and conflict -- Anxiety and hostility -- Culture and community.
pt. II. Clinical analysis of anxiety -- 8. Case studies demonstrating anxiety -- What we seek to discover -- Harold Brown : conflict underlying servere anxiety -- Conclusions -- 9. The study of unmarried mothers -- Methods used -- Helen : intellectualizing as a defense against anxiety -- Nancy : expectations at war with reality -- Agnes : anxiety related to hostility and aggression -- Louise : rejection by mother without anxiety -- Bessie : rejection by parents without anxiety -- Dolores : anxiety panic while under severe threat -- Phyllis : absence of anxiety in an impoverished personality -- Frances : constriction versus the creative impulse -- Charlotte : psychotic developments as an escape from anxiety -- Hester : anxiety, defiance, and rebellion -- Sarah and Ada : absence and presence of anxiety in two black women -- Irene : anxiety, overconscientiousness, and shyness -- 10. Gleanings from the case studies -- Anxiety underlying fear -- Conflict : source of anxiety -- Rejection by parents and anxiety -- Cleavage between expectations and reality -- Neurotic anxiety and the middle class -- part III. The management of anxiety-- 11. Methods of dealing with anxiety -- In extreme situations -- Destructive ways -- Constructive ways -- 12. Anxiety and the development of the self -- Anxiety and the impoverishment of personality -- Creativity, intelligence, and anxiety -- The realization of the self -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2798797
(OCoLC)ocm02798797
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WorldCat Identities May, Rollo.
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