Dibs: in Search of Self: Personality Development in Play Therapy

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Mansion, 1964 - Medical - 186 pages
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Account of a deeply disturbed five-year-old's attempt to find his identity and of his emergence from psychotherapy as a whole human being
 

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User Review  - IonaS - LibraryThing

5-year-old Dibs is a little boy with problems. His powers of speech are limited and he fights and scratches. His parents are convinced he is mentally defective. Dibs’ father is a brilliant scientist ... Read full review

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User Review  - JennysBookBag.com - LibraryThing

I read this for a psychology class in college many years ago. I remember loving the book and its success story, but it may be a bit outdated today. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
vii
Chapter One
13
Chapter Two
20
Chapter Three
33
Chapter Four
40
Chapter Five
48
Chapter Six
60
Chapter Seven
68
Chapter Thirteen
127
Chapter Fourteen
139
Chapter Fifteen
150
Chapter Sixteen
156
Chapter Seventeen
163
Chapter Eighteen
170
Chapter Nineteen
177
Chapter Twenty
183

Chapter Eight
82
Chapter Nine
94
Chapter Ten
102
Chapter Eleven
109
Chapter Twelve
117
Chapter TwentyOne
189
Chapter TwentyTwo
195
Chapter TwentyThree
201
Chapter TwentyFour
210
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Axline studied at Ohio State University and Columbia University. She is a member of the faculty at Ohio State University.

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