The Truth Will Set You Free: Overcoming Emotional Blindness and Finding Your True Adult Self

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Basic Books, Dec 10, 2002 - Psychology - 224 pages
Returning to the themes of her classic Drama of the Gifted Child, the famed psychoanalyst examines the consequences of cruelty to children and offers ways we can heal our early psychic wounds
 

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Contents

PREFACE
ix
THOU SHALT NOT KNOW
1
MEDICATION VERSUS MEMORY
19
EVADING CHILDHOOD REALITY IN PSYCHOTHERAPY
43
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT AND POLITICAL MISSIONS
57
PRISONERS TIME BOMBS IN THE BRAIN
69
THE SILENCE OF THE CHURCH
77
BIOGRAPHICAL BLIND SPOTS
95
BARRIERS IN THE MIND
113
TALKING IT THROUGH
143
WITHOUT ENLIGHTENED WITNESSES
157
THE HEALING POWER OF TRUTH
165
FROM IGNORANCE TO KNOWLEDGE AND COMPASSION
187
BIBLIOGRAPHY
197
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
201
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Alice Miller has achieved worldwide recognition for her work on the causes and effects of childhood traumas. Her books include The Drama of the Gifted Child, Banished Knowledge, Breaking Down the Wall of Silence, Thou Shalt Not Be Aware, and For Your Own Good. She lives in Switzerland.

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