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Drive Ego Object And Self

Author : Fred Pine
ISBN : 0786723114
Genre : Psychology
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In this important new book, the noted theoretician Fred Pine provides a synthesis of the four conceptual domains of psychoanalysis: drives, ego functioning, object relations, and self experience. He argues that a focus on the clinical phenomena themselves, and not on the theoretical edifices built around them, readily illuminates the inevitable integration of the several sets of phenomena in each person’s unique psychological organization.With superb clarity, Pine shows how one or another or more of these becomes central to a particular individual’s psychopathology. Drawing on a wealth of detailed clinical material--brief vignettes, process notes of sessions, and full analyses--he vividly demonstrates how a broad multimodel perspective enhances the treatment process, and is, in fact, its natural form. He also applies these ideas to such crucial clinical issues as preoedipal pathology and ego defect, the so-called symbiotic phase, and the mutative factors in treatment. Conceptually elegant and immensely practical, this highly original work is certain to be, in the words of Arnold Cooper, ”a guide for theorists and clinicians for many years to come.”

Developmental Theory And Clinical Process

Author : Fred Pine
ISBN : 0300040024
Genre : Psychology
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This treasurehouse of a book glows with contributions to every fundamental aspect of psychoanalysis. Dr. Pine moves with grace and authority between the worlds of child development and clinical process, between abstract theory and the concrete methods and data of child observation, and between classical psychoanalysis and the varieties of psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapy. His well-chosen clinical examples are models of sensitivity, clarity, and ingenuity. Altogether, a remarkable achievement and a 'must' book for every psychoanalytic reader.-Roy Schafer

Diversity And Direction In Psychoanalytic Technique

Author : Fred Pine
ISBN : 0300073445
Genre : Medical
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New diversity in psychoanalytic technique offers analysts and therapists a wide array of treatment options. In this book, the author urges clinicians to be flexible and integrative as they select, test and then use or reject diverse treatment techniques, and he shows how this can be done.

Listening Perspectives In Psychotherapy

Author : Lawrence E. Hedges
ISBN : OCLC:51331287
Genre : Listening
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Free Association

Author : Anton O. Kris
ISBN : 9781135061807
Genre : Psychology
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In this expanded edition of a classic text, Anton Kris reexamines the method of free association, one of the foundational components of psychoanalysis. Tracing the history of the concept from its original pride of place among early analysts through its more recent downgrading, Kris reformulates the multifaceted illumination that free association provides, thereby assigning it a central place in contemporary thinking about psychoanalytic technique.

Psychoanalysis And Male Homosexuality

Author : Kenneth Lewes
ISBN : 0765706474
Genre : Psychology
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This landmark book is the first and only historical, cultural, and theoretical account of how male homosexuality has been viewed_and sometimes misconstrued_by the psychoanalytic tradition, from Freud through the 1980s.

Nocturnes

Author : Paul Lippmann
ISBN : 9781317771173
Genre : Psychology
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Nocturnes, literally music for the night, is a delightfully impressionistic investigation into everything that is not known, and perhaps can never be known, about dreams. Rather than espousing yet another strategy of dream interpretation, Lippmann proffers a naturalistic approach appreciative of the playful, complex, even zany creativity embodied in dreams. He urges us, that is, to apprehend dreams on their own terms, in a manner that enables patients actually to experience the unconscious in its radical difference from waking thought. Lippmann delivers on his agenda lightly, with a sense of humor and practicality that will engage lay readers as well as analysts and therapists. He takes up questions of general interest that challenge us to reorient our thinking about dreams: How do children learn about dreams and their telling? Why are most dreams forgotten? How may we understand dreams about sleeping and waking, even dreams about dreaming? And he reengages issues of perennial interest to analytic therapists: dream disguise, dream forgetting, the "companionship" of dreams, the neurotic dream expert, and the therapist's management of his or her own anxiety when patients report their dreams. "Oh, I had a dream last night," the patient remembers. Too often, observes Lippmann, this remark signals the beginning of an unfortunate struggle, as the patient is called on to relate something that changes when it is put into words, the analyst is put on the spot to come up with an interpretation, and both are asked to extract something immediately useful - and lately, cost effective - from something that partakes of magic and mystery. How silly this ritual is, Lippmann argues, and how alien to the nature of the dream itself. After reading Nocturnes, no clinician, from the novice to the most senior, will hear the words "Oh, I had a dream last night" in quite the same way.

Ego Functions In Schizophrenics Neurotics And Normals

Author : Leopold Bellak
ISBN : UOM:39015000318520
Genre : Medical
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Object Relations And The Developing Ego In Therapy

Author : Althea Horner
ISBN : 9781568217086
Genre : Psychology
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"Perhaps the acid test for any book on psychoanalytic theory is the light it sheds on the complex problems that a therapist faces. This book passes that test with flying colors. I now see my patients in a different light and I have changed my approach with beneficial results." —Samuel L. Bradshaw, Jr. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic A Jason Aronson Book

Theory Practice In Clinical Social Work

Author : Jerrold R. Brandell
ISBN : 9781483305677
Genre : Social Science
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This thoroughly updated resource is the only comprehensive anthology addressing frameworks for treatment, therapeutic modalities, and specialized clinical issues, themes, and dilemmas encountered in clinical social work practice. Editor Jerrold R. Brandell and other leading figures in the field present carefully devised methods, models, and techniques for responding to the needs of an increasingly diverse clientele. Key Features Coverage of the most commonly used theoretical frameworks and systems in social work practice Entirely new chapters devoted to clinical responses to terrorism and natural disasters, clinical case management, neurobiological theory, cross-cultural clinical practice, and research on clinical practice Completely revised chapters on psychopharmacology, dynamic approaches to brief and time-limited clinical social work, and clinical practice with gay men Content on the evidentiary base for clinical practice New, detailed clinical illustrations in many chapters offering valuable information about therapeutic process dimensions and the use of specialized methods and clinical techniques

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