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The drama of the gifted child the search for the true self by Alice Miller

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Published by BasicBooks in New York .
Written in English


  • Adult child abuse victims -- Mental health,
  • Adult child abuse victims -- Rehabilitation,
  • Parent and child,
  • Narcissistic injuries,
  • Repression (Psychology),
  • Self-help techniques

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-128) and index.

StatementAlice Miller ; translated by Ruth Ward.
LC ClassificationsRC569.5.C55 M55313 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1007612M
ISBN 100465016901
LC Control Number96047532

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