The Man Who Loved a Polar Bear: And Other Psychotherapist's Tales

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A fascinating and appealing collection of case studies by an eminent American psychoanalyst. Nearing retirement, Akeret decided to track down his most memorable patients to see how they were faring fifteen to twenty-five years later. Beautifully written, the case studies form a haunting meditation on the nature of analysis and the way we live our lives.

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A collection of case studies by an eminent American psychologist who, nearing retirement, decided to track down his most memorable patients to see how they were faring fifteen to twenty five years later. The case studies form a meditation on the nature of analysis and the way we live our lives. Originally published in 1996.

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ROBERT U AKERET received his doctorate in psychology from Columbia University and trained in psychoanalysis with Rollo May and Eric Fromm. He is the author of two previous books, Not by Words Alone, and Photoanalysis. He lives in New York.

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