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Escaping the self alcoholism, spirituality, masochism, and other flights from the burden of selfhood by Roy F. Baumeister

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Published by Basic Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Escape (Psychology),
  • Self.,
  • Self-destructive behavior.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-260) and index.

StatementRoy F. Baumeister.
LC ClassificationsBF575.E83 B38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1572984M
ISBN 100465020534
LC Control Number91070063

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