New York: Grune & Stratton, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Item #15505
Very Good, bound in paper-covered boards. Sunning to boards at spine. Owner name inside front panel. Toning. No markings to interior. 161 printed pages. Small 8vo, 7 1/4"h x 5"w. This "autobiography" is the transcription by the author of the patient's story and experiences with the symptoms of schizophrenia throughout her life; the author takes a phenomenological (rather than medical) approach, searching for the meaning behind the patient's symptoms, and in this process, affecting reduction and elimination of symptoms.