Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change, by Flo Conway, Jim Siegelman

By Flo Conway, Jim Siegelman

Show description

Read or Download Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change, 2nd Ed. PDF

Similar personality books

Zero-Variable Theories and the Psychology of the Explainer

In Zero-Variable Theories, Dr. Robert Wicklund invitations the reader to contemplate the mental viewpoint of the "explainer". In interpreting the over-simplifications that experience turn into dominant in smooth psychology, the writer issues to such elements as pageant with different explainers and strain to provide and promulgate a distinct rationalization.

The Causes and Cures of Criminality

The identify that the authors have selected for this publication, The motives and remedies of illegal activity, means that it can be simply one other e-book specu­ lating at the sociological evils that must be placed correct for "everything within the backyard to be stunning. " If this can be the expectancy, the reader couldn't be extra flawed.

Wives of Child Molesters Within the Family

This pioneering quantity brings a rarely-studied population--wives and girlfriends of fellows who molest children--into the transparent concentration essential to comprehend the dynamics of those disturbed households. information of the learn highlight interview method, layout, constitution, and defense because the topics supply the most important data--about their companions in addition to themselves--typically neglected via legislations enforcement and different pros.

The Language of Evaluation: Appraisal in English

This can be the 1st accomplished account of the Appraisal Framework. The underlying linguistic conception is defined and justified, and the applying of this versatile device, which has been utilized to a large choice of textual content and discourse research matters, is confirmed all through via pattern textual content analyses from a number registers, genres and fields.

Additional resources for Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change, 2nd Ed.

Sample text

Something was going on that I didn't want to interrupt. " Then finally, overtaken by the urge to share her feelings, she went to the est office. "I walked in and shouted, IF YOU DON'T GET IT, THEN YOU AIN'T GOT IT! The secretary looked at me as if to say, What's going on with you? " When the month's wait was over, Jean Turner completed her est training without further incident. Afterward, her physical high continued and spilled over into other realms. "After seven more days of experiencing these body things, I began fantasizing," she recalled.

All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission. In chapter 5, the excerpt from 73 Poems by E. E. Cummings is © 1963 by Marion Morehouse Cummings. Reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. The excerpt from Hanging Out With the Guru by Sally Kempton is copyright © 1976 by the NYM Corp. Reprinted with the permission of New York Magazine. In chapter 10, the excerpt from Cybernetics: or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine by Norbert Wiener is copyright 1948 and 1961 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Presumably, the intensity of that confrontation broke through something very deep and painful that had plagued her all her life. The resulting cure was real and dramatic, and it left Jean Turner in a state of physical ecstasy that kept up throughout the following week. Toward the end of her next est weekend, however, she said she experienced a second overwhelming -- but very different -- emotional reaction. "It came up in me like a ball," she told us, her voice rising. "I thought I was going to be sick.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 7 votes