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The lost self

The lost self

pathologies of the brain and identity

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Depersonalization,
  • Self,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Cognitive neuroscience

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Todd E. Feinberg, Julian Paul Keenan.
    ContributionsFeinberg, Todd E., Keenan, Julian Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC553.D4 L67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15597552M
    ISBN 100195173414
    ISBN 109780195173413
    LC Control Number2004024803
    OCLC/WorldCa56798793

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