Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

With the Bush administration in permanent crisis, a renowned Washington psychoanalyst updates his portrait of George W.'s public persona—and how it has damaged the presidency.

Insightful and accessible, courageous and controversial, Bush on the Couch sheds startling new light on George W. Bush's psyche and its impact on the way he governs, tackling head-on the question few seem willing to ask: Is our president psychologically fit to run the country? With an eye for the subtleties of human behavior sharpened by thirty years of clinical practice, Dr. Justin A…

Submitted:Oct 28, 2006
Author:Justin A. Frank
Brand:Harper Perennial
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Category:Psychology & Counseling
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5 diggs • 2 comments • Oct 28, 2006

Well respected Psychoanalyst/MD analyzes president/Bush on the couch

Bush on the Couch is a book that's been out for a while. The author, a well-respected psychoanalyst and MD uses applied psychoanalysis techniques to present an essay on the president and his psychology. According to the author, the president's personality traits stem greatly from his reaction to his absent father and cold mother.