Boris Cyrulnik est neuropsychiatre. Il est aussi directeur d’enseignement à l’université de Toulon. Il est l’auteur de nombreux ouvrages qui ont tous été d’immenses succès, notamment Un merveilleux malheur, Les Vilains Petits Canards, Parler d’amour au bord du gouffre.
From the body to language, including the climate, culture, and, of course, the family, an astute description of the way in which our different environments (“ecology” in the broadest sense of the term) determine, from childhood, the person we are to become.
Alongside Genet, Tolstoy, Gary, and many others, a perceptive and sensitive exploration of resilience through a few great works in our literary canon: how writing can sometimes save a life, how words enable one to escape, to flee reality, or to create oneself, to create a world, one’s own, or to fill a void, or to tell one’s story. . .
Combining developmental psychology, attachment-based therapy, psycho-sociology, and the neurosciences, a psychotherapy of the sacred that takes into account all forms of belief, without distinction and without judgment, to analyse their foundations, their practices, their inner workings, and also their benefits. An original enlightening study of the major role played by attachment (secure or insecure) in religious feeling.
A lively and illuminating perspective on the history of a discipline that is still young. Unusual reflections on the future of treatment for psychiatric illness, based on past mistakes. Suggestions for helping the near future to become the Golden Age of psychiatry.
How to create resilience, at every level, step by step. A book that places the concept of resilience on a continuum going from cellular to societal level.