New York: The Free Press, 2000. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #003164
Full number line. Quarter blue cloth with white paper boards. xxxii, 478 p.p. + [16 p.p.] B&W photos. Text is bright and clean, binding is tight. Bumping to spine ends, white scuff to head of rear board at joint, bumping to tail edges of boards. Dust jacket lightly bumped at extremities, else fine. In this marvelously researched and moving biography closely grounded in Frieda Fromm-Reichmann's work, Gail Hornstein brings back to life the maverick psychiatrist who accomplished what Freud and almost everyone else thought impossible: successfully treating schizophrenics and other seriously disturbed mental patients with intensive psychotherapy, not lobotomy, shock treatment, or drugs.