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The Creation of Dr B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim Richard Pollak

The Creation of Dr B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim

Richard Pollak

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ISBN : 9780684809380
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478 pages
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Hailed as a monument to scrupulous investigative reporting by The Washington Post, this highly critical portrait of one of the most revered psychologists of this century raises important questions about Bruno Bettelheims integrity -- both as aMoreHailed as a monument to scrupulous investigative reporting by The Washington Post, this highly critical portrait of one of the most revered psychologists of this century raises important questions about Bruno Bettelheims integrity -- both as a therapist and a man.Drawing on Bettelheims unpublished papers and more than 225 interviews with his professional associates, former patients and their parents, Richard Pollak exposes a man whose much-touted success in treating schizophrenic and autistic children was based on false statistics conjured up to enhance his own reputation. Pollak offers substantial proof that portions of Bettelheims masterwork, The Uses of Enchantment, were plagiarized.