Altruism, love and the "democratic factor" in social psychiatry

Swanson, G. (2009) Altruism, love and the "democratic factor" in social psychiatry. In: After the War: Post-War Structures of Feeling, Institute of English Studies, University of London, May 2009. Available from:

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An examination of those models of character defined by effective sentiment development which became the foundation of a social psychiatry directed to the solution of social problems as part of a programme of post-war reconstruction, an excavation of the forgotten legacy of the work of Ian Suttie’s model of ‘love’, mutuality and altruism as the basis of social feeling, and its relevance for Donald Winnicott’s later proposal of the importance of cultivating ‘democratic feeling’.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:social feeling, love, altruism, democracy
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:11297
Deposited By: G. Brown
Deposited On:19 Oct 2010 11:22
Last Modified:15 Nov 2016 20:53

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