Table of Contents

 
CONTENTS
Table of Contentsvii
List of Illustrations and Tablesix
Acknowledgementsxi
Translators Notexii
Introductionxiii
Prefacexv
 
VIEW OF HUMAN BEINGS IN LOGOTHERAPY
1.Foundations of Logotherapy3
2.Concept of Dimensional Ontology9
3.Dialectic of Fate and Freedom15
4.Conscience 'Organ of Meaning'21
5.Dialectic of Susceptibility and Intactness25
6.Dialectic of Pleasure and Meaning Orientation30
7.Case Study38
8.Two- and Three- Dimensional Interpretation of Case Study42
9.Dialectic of Character and Personality47
10.Self Awareness and Dealing with Oneself54
 
DIALOGUE FORMS IN LOGOTHERAPY
11.Key Words as Guarantors to Abstain from Value Imposition61
12.Problem of Ambivalence: Self-contradictory Human Beings66
13.Problem of Non-acceptance: Human Beings Hardened in Protest70
14.Problem of Ignorance: Human Beings Immured by Indifference75
 
METHODS IN LOGOTHERAPY
15.Classifying Neurosis, According to Victor E. Frankl, MD83
16.Emergence of Anxiety Neurosis92
17.Healing of Anxiety Neurosis97
18.Checkmate to Compulsive Neurotic Character107
19.Hysteria: Act of Insensitivity116
20.Rescue Through Sacrifice124
21.Multidimensional Concept to Face Addiction130
22.Eating Disturbances, a Complex Problem with Two Roots135
23.Avoiding Iatrogenic Damage138
24.Attending of Somatogenic/Endogenic Ill Persons145
25.Overcoming Blows of Fate154
26.Noogenic Neurosis and Depressions161
27.Ways out of Existential Vacuum167
28.How Sleep and Sexual Disturbances are Generated174
29.Prescription to Face Ego-centredness180
30.Prevention and Aftercare187
31.Valuableness of Life192
 
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS IN LOGOTHERAPY
32.Pax and Logos:
Fundamental Features of Meaning-centered Family Therapy
201
33.Leaving a Golden Imprint:
Self Discovery Through an Entirely Different Way
210
 
Appendix217
References to Quotations by Victor E. Frankl, MD220
Other References222
Publications by Dr. Elisabeth Lukas223
Index of Names224
Index of Contents225
Author's Biography235
Translator's Biography236