chapter  3
THE UNCONSCIOUS AND THE ‘I’
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Twenty years ago most people who could not cope with life were looked after in an ‘asylum’—now they have been ‘returned to the community’, the streets, that is. An unprecedented number of disturbed individuals wander about talking to themselves or shouting at some invisible enemy. Usually their hairstyle is distinctive-long, matted, dirty, sticking up in clumps over the head.