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Author Abramovitch, Henry, 1950- author

Title Brothers & sisters : myth and reality / Henry Abramovitch ; foreword by David H. Rosen
Edition First edition
Published College Station [Texas] : Texas A&M University Press, [2014]
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Series Carolyn and Ernest Fay series in analytical psychology ; number nineteen
Carolyn and Ernest Fay series in analytical psychology ; no. 19
Contents Prelude: active imagination -- Neglect of siblings in depth psychology -- The sibling archetype -- Brotherly love in two Indian epics -- Darker side of brotherhood -- Sisters keepers, brothers weepers -- The unexpected brothers: Moses and Job -- Brothers and sisters: clinical implication -- Afterword: a personal note -- Notes
Summary Growing up, we typically spend more time with our brothers and sisters than we do with our parents. In an age of divorce, mobility, and alienation, the sibling bond is often the only one that really lasts. Given that brothers and sisters are such a fundamental aspect of human existence, it is remarkable that they have received so little in-depth attention in the field of psychology. Henry Abramovitch's Brothers and Sisters explores the tension between the myth and reality of brothers and sisters in a variety of cultures and through the poignant brother-sister stories in the Bible. Abramovitch lo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Brothers and sisters -- Family relationships.
Brothers and sisters -- Psychological aspects.
Brothers and sisters -- Religious aspects.
Developmental psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1623492181 (electronic bk)
9781623492182 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Brothers and sisters