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Psychotherapy and existentialism selected papers on logotherapy by Viktor E. Frankl

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Logotherapy -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Existential psychology -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 223-229.

Statementby Viktor E. Frankl, with contributions by James C. Crumbaugh, Hans O. Gerz [and] Leonard T. Maholick.
ContributionsCrumbaugh, James C.
LC ClassificationsRC480.5 .F73
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5535670M
LC Control Number67012373

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