Frank Furedi, author of the critically acclaimed Paranoid Parenting, turns his sharp eye to explore the powerful influence of therapeutic imperative in contemporary society in his latest book Therapy Culture. In recent decades virtually every ...
sphere of life has become subject to a new emotional culture. Furedi suggests that the recent cultural turn toward the realm of the emotions coincides with a radical redefinition of personhood. Increasingly vulnerability is presented as the defining feature of people's psychology.