Anthony Storr


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Anthony Storr (18 May 1920 – 17 March 2001) was an English psychiatrist and author.

Born in London, Storr was a child who was to endure the typical trauma of early 20th century boarding schools. He was educated at Winchester College, Christ's College (University of Cambridge), and Westminster Hospital. He qualified as a doctor in 1944, and subsequently specialized in psychiatry. Storr ... more »

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  • ''The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.''
    Anthony Storr (b. 1920), British psychiatrist. Quoted in Times (London, October 22, 1992).
  • ''It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them.''
    Anthony Storr (b. 1920), British psychiatrist. The Integrity of the Personality, ch. 9 (1960).
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