The Doctor and the Soul
From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy
ISBN10: 0394743172 ISBN13: 9780394743172 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 1 1986 Pages: 318 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 7.25" Width: 4.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
In this classic work, internationally known Viennese psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl, founder of the school of logotherapy, sets forth the principles of existential psychiatry. He holds that man's search for meaning in existence is a primary facet of his being; if the search is unrequited, it leads to neurosis. The role of the therapist, then, is to help the patient discover a purposefulness in life.