By Avner Falk
The Riddle of Barack Obama: A Psychobiography is the 1st whole mental biography of President Barack Obama written by means of a certified medical psychologist. masking Obama's existence up to now, in addition to the lives of his mom and dad, grandparents, and different ancestors, this interesting quantity illuminates the non-public, expert, political, emotional, highbrow, and artistic points of Obama's character, in addition to the motives--conscious and unconscious--for his ideals and actions.
Dr. Avner Falk attracts on hundreds and hundreds of biographies, newspaper and journal articles, interviews, investigative studies, and extra, utilizing psychoanalytic versions built by means of Sigmund Freud, Donald Winnicott, Peter Blos, Heinz Kohut, and Schiffer to probe Obama's mental improvement. reading each side of the president's biography, he delves into his earliest emotions of abandonment and helplessness, his internal conflicts, his protecting dating along with his mom, his ambivalent id along with his father, and his quest for id. probably so much intriguingly, Dr. Falk explores the mental origins of Obama's "fierce goals" and the components of his air of secrecy.
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