The Metaphor of Play: Origin and Breakdown of Personal Being: 3rd Edition

Author(s) : Russell Meares

The Metaphor of Play: Origin and Breakdown of Personal Being: 3rd Edition

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Shows how borderline psychiatric patients can be treated by understanding their sense of self and the fragility of their sense of existence. Meares believes that the play of the pre-school child, and a mental activity similar to it in the adult, is necessary to the growth of a healthy self.

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Russell Meares is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney

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