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Drawing from Life: Psychoanalytic Pictures of Psychiatry

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Drawing from life

Dr James Johnston, a medically trained psychoanalytic psychotherapist, uses his drawings and paintings to convey psychoanalytic ideas about development for all grades of psychiatrists and fellow professionals to enhance their understanding. His humorous cartoons evoke an echo of the human encounter in everyday psychiatry.