Jay Hayley And Schizophrenicgenic Double Bindsv

Some men seem able to go on working steadily with little success and no reassurance from outside. I am not one of these. I have needed to know that somebody else believed that my work had promise and direction, and I have often been surprised that others had faith in me when I had very little in myself. I have, at times, even tried to shrug off the responsibility which their continued faith imposed on me by thinking, But they don't really know what I am doing. How can they know when I myself do...

The Theology of Alcoholics Anonymous

Some outstanding points of the theology of AA are 127 Alcoholics Anonymous, op. cit., p. 43. 128 Bateson, et al., Toward a Theory of Schizophrenia, Behavioral Science, 1956, 1 251-64. 129 A A Comes of Age, op. cit., p. vii 130 Ibid., p. 13. (Italics in the original) (1) There is a Power greater than the self. Cybernetics would go somewhat further and recognize that the self as ordinarily understood is only a small part of a much larger trial-and-error system which does the thinking, acting, and...