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Author Taylor, Shelley E.

Title Positive illusions : creative self-deception and the healthy mind / Shelley E. Taylor
Published New York : Basic Books, [1989]


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 MELB  158.1 Tay/Pic  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 301 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Escape from reality: illusions in everyday life -- Illusions and mental health -- A healthy body -- Creative self-deception -- Confrontation with tragedy -- Illusion, mania, and depression: a view from mental illness -- Illusions in perspective
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 265-291
Subject Medicine and psychology.
Mental health.
Self-deception -- Therapeutic use.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Illusions -- psychology.
Mental Health.
LC no. 89042515
ISBN 0465028969
0465060536 (paperback)