The Psychology of Adaptation to Absurdity: Tactics of by Seymour Fisher
By Seymour Fisher
The significant objective of this ebook is to discover and combine all that's scientifically identified concerning the software of magical plans and techniques for dealing with life's inevitable absurdities. Make-believe has nice adaptive price and is helping the typical person to operate larger in cultures saturated with difficult contradictions. This ebook strains the origins of pretending (illusion-construction) and the developmental levels of this ability. extra, it analyzes how mom and dad depend upon pretending to safe conformity and strength of will from their little ones. It unravels the ways that make-believe is applied to protect opposed to death-anxiety and emotions of fragility. It examines the connection among pretending and the classical safeguard mechanisms -- and especially weighs the proof relating the capability protecting strength of embracing non secular ideals. ultimately, it defines the various contributions of make-believe to the development of the self-concept, the protective maneuvers typifying psychopathology, and the upkeep of somatic healthiness. in brief, this e-book pulls jointly a spectrum of medical info in regards to the protective price of illusory make-believe in dealing with these elements of existence -- reminiscent of loss of life, loss, discomfort, and injustice -- which are skilled as unreasonable and past knowing.
The quantity is exclusive not just within the breadth of the literature it analyzes but additionally in demonstrating the contribution of make-believe to either the mental and somatic features of habit. No earlier paintings has documented in such aspect and throughout such a lot of domain names how uncomplicated the potential to interact in make-believe is to human variation.
Title and writer : The Psychology of edition to Absurdity: strategies of Make-Believe by means of Seymour Fisher & Rhoda L. Fisher & Rhoda Fisher
ISBN : 9781317781981
Formats : EPUB