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November 09 , 2017

Psychopathology and World Politics

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This unique work looks at the relationship between psychopathology and world politics. What happens when the brain/mind ceases to function properly? How does this impinge on world affairs? What is to be done, for example, when a leader ceases to act in a seemingly sane fashion and yet still commands the loyalty of those who maintain him or her in office? What is to be done when a leader's advisers seem rational but are clearly not? Indeed, what is to be done when a whole society goes insane? This is to raise more questions than a single work can adequately answer.

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In lieu of a comprehensive account, which would be beyond the scope of one study, what this book does is first describe psychopathology in general terms and its relationship to world affairs. It then looks at denial in particular and at “speaking the truth” as a potentially therapeutic antidote, especially in relation to nuclear weapons. It follows this by looking at delusion in general and at what being “in touch” with reality might entail with regard to a so-called “failed state”.

With topics ranging from Hitler's mental health to the continuing threat of nuclear Armageddon, this book is a valuable contribution to the field of international politics and modern psychology, and will hopefully lead to a better understanding of contemporary world affairs and the global issue of conflict resolution.

Contents:
  • What is Psychopathology?
  • Psychopathology and World Politics
  • Denial
  • Truth
  • Delusion
  • Reality

Readership: Students, researchers and academics in international relations and psychology/psychiatry; general readers interested in the relationship between psychopathology and world politics.
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