Synopses & Reviews
This new edition of one of the books most closely identified with clinical psychology since 1965 will expose a new generation to Shapiros stunningly defining conceptualizations of the Obsessive-Compulsive, Paranoid, Hysterical, and Impulsive ways of being.
A classic study of four kinds of neuroses--obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, hysterical, and impulsive--and the special characteristics of each.
A landmark work in clinical psychology used as required reading in many courses. Published by Basic Books.
A classic study of four kinds of neuroses: obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, hysterical, and impulsive.
About the Author
David Shapiro, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, Graduate Faculty, at the New School. He is the author of Neurotic Styles, Autonomy and Rigid Character, and Psychotherapy of Neurotic Character. He practices psychotherapy in New York City.