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By Avner Falk

The Riddle of Barack Obama: A Psychobiography is the 1st entire mental biography of President Barack Obama written through a certified medical psychologist. masking Obama's existence so far, in addition to the lives of his mom and dad, grandparents, and different ancestors, this interesting quantity illuminates the private, specialist, political, emotional, highbrow, and inventive 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 constructed via Sigmund Freud, Donald Winnicott, Peter Blos, Heinz Kohut, and Schiffer to probe Obama's mental improvement. interpreting each part of the president's biography, he delves into his earliest emotions of abandonment and helplessness, his internal conflicts, his protecting courting together with his mom, his ambivalent id together with his father, and his quest for id. possibly so much intriguingly, Dr. Falk explores the mental origins of Obama's "fierce targets" and the materials of his aura.

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