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An Unsolicited Gift: Why We Do What We Do

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Description for An Unsolicited Gift: Why We Do What We Do Paperback. Life is 'An Unsolicited Gift', given by parents to their children. Num Pages: 173 pages. BIC Classification: JFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 138 x 16. Weight in Grams: 190.
This book explores the profound effect that our upbringing has on our adult lives. Friedman skilfully explores the way that lifestyles choices reflect our interactions with our parents during childhood. He attempts to show how parents are behind many of the decisions we make, ranging from the work we do and the leisure activities we enjoy to our choice of partner and our sexual interest. He makes a strong case that a better understanding of the way we were brought up can give us the tools to avoid antisocial behaviour. He shows how this knowledge can help us to avoid ... Read more

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About Dennis Friedman
Dr Dennis Friedman is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, specialising in family and marital problems, parenting issues and sexual dysfunction. He has published innovative work in the fields of anxiety management, stress-related illness and the treatment of phobias. He continues to work with patients, and is the author of three successful psychological biographies: Inheritance: A Psychological History ... Read more

Reviews for An Unsolicited Gift: Why We Do What We Do
'It's been a great year for books about naughty ladies - I loved Dennis Friedman's Ladies of the Bedchamber' Edwina Currie, New Statesman, Books of the Year 'A very good read, full of old nuggets of fascinating information' What's On in London

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