chapter  12
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Chronic Rage from Underground: Reflections on Its Structure and Treatment

Notes from Underground reads as if Dostoyevski were familiar with “Thoughts on Narcissism and Narcissistic Rage” (Kohut, 1972). In fact, Dostoyevski has provided us with an independent data base of observations and interpretations that not only buttresses our own but actually fills in many of the details not yet fully articulated in our literature. These “notes” present a remarkably vivid, pertinent microscopic study of the personality structure and experiences of those who suffer from chronic rage.