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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Job's Illness: Loss, Grief and Integration

J. H. Kahn


Price: £5.00

College members' price: £4.50

Published: 1986

Format: paperback

Number of pages: 166

ISBN: 9780902241176


 
The wealth of references to the Book of Job in general literature is used to illustrate basic human problems which patients describe when being treated for psychiatric disorders.  This book gives a psychological interpretation.

Contents

  • Perspectives on Job
  • The personality of Job (the premorbid personality)
  • The symptoms of Job's illness
  • The case for treatment
  • The therapeutic situation
  • Battle with perfection
  • The price of his release
  • Tempest of the mind
  • The inner consummation

 

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