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  1. says:

    This is a fascinating and necessary study in which Leader a psychoanalyst practicing in London argues for the fundamental importance of psychotherapy in our dealing with personal loss Leader contends that the medical community has over medicated the problems of mourning and melancholia causing a decline in the communicative voiced aspects of

  2. says:

    You make Melanie Klein palatable for me AND you use Sophie Calles 'Exuisite Pain'oh how I love thee

  3. says:

    For some reason it took me ages to get through I think this was probably both because it was so thought provoking and also because the arguments weren't always very clearly structured Still it's uite brilliant

  4. says:

    This book got me thinking it really did And it got me writing uotes down As someone with a background in Psychology this book was interesting to explore both the topic and the freudian view on itThe use of films to describe certain information was an interesting approach as it made things easier to understand but it also for me felt fictiona

  5. says:

    Outstanding analysis Bit jargonny in the middle but there is some very moving stuff in here

  6. says:

    Best book ever

  7. says:

    Darian is a psychoanalysist who wants to ring the bell There are to many diagnosis that say 'depression' According to him this is caused by economic interests and a culture that demands uick measurable solutions

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    The cliché that losses need to be worked through so that we can move beyond them suggests that mourning is something that can be done and dusted We are encouraged so often to ‘get over’ a loss yet bereaved people and t

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    This book interested me by the title The author starts out making his point vehemently that the drug companies want you to be depressed so they can make lots of money which is partially true But this book then began to become immensely enlightening for me personally Relating to feelings of loss and over self abuse I was very much relating to the melancholic attributes Also the subjects of mourning and dealing with losing a loved one This

  10. says:

    The book set out with a fascinating premise of the idea of unprocessed grief being a potentially leading cause of many of societies struggles with depression I found the first third incredibly informative and fascinating Ultimately the second half focused specifically on processing the death of a loved one whi

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L concept of depression to explore the deeper unconscious ways in which we respond to the experience of los The clich that losses need to be worked through so that we can move beyond them suggests that mourning is something that can be done and dusted We are encouraged so often to get over a loss yet bereaved people and those who have experienced tragic losses know full well that it is less a uestion of getting over a loss and on with life than finding a way to make that loss a part of one s life Living with loss is what matters and writers and artists show us the many different ways in which this can be doneWhen Lacan observed that we can only mourn someone of whom we can say I was their lack it implies precisely this uestion of what we were for the Other Being someone s lack means that they have projected their own sense of lack on to you in other words they love you We love after all those who seem to have something we don t In this sense part of the work of mourning involves mourning the imaginary object that we were for the OtherWhen Freud comes to discuss ways that life might yet be made bearable he uotes Frederick the Great s saying that each person must invent a way to save him or herself Perhaps surprisingly he makes no mention of psychoanalysis here Instead Freud names not psychoanalysis but culture as the only possible panacea for the terrible demands that civilized life places upon us In other words he is saying that it is the arts that can save us