Aggression In Personality Disorders And Perversions

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$32.84
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $6.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 79%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $6.99   
  • New (4) from $35.55   
  • Used (9) from $6.99   

Overview

In this important book, one of the world's foremost psychoanalysts explores the role of aggression in severe personality disorders and in normal and perverse sexuality, integrating new developments in psychoanalystic theory with findings from clinical work with severely regressed patients.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300065084
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/1995
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 1,430,363
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I The Role of Affects in Psychoanalytic Theory
1 New Perspectives on Drive Theory 3
2 The Psychopathology of Hatred 21
II Developmental Aspects of Broad-Spectrum Personality Disorders
3 Clinical Dimensions of Masochism 35
4 Hysterical and Histrionic Personality Disorders 52
5 Antisocial and Narcissistic Personality Disorders 67
III Clinical Applications of Object Relations Theory
6 Object Relations Theory in Clinical Practice 87
7 An Ego Psychology-Object Relations Theory Approach to the Transference 103
8 An Ego Psychology-Object Relations Theory of Structural Change 119
9 Transference Regression and Psychoanalytic Technique with Infantile Personalities 140
IV Technical Approaches to Severe Regression
10 Projection and Projective Identification: Developmental and Clinical Aspects 159
11 Projective Identification, Countertransference, and Hospital Treatment 175
12 Identification and Its Vicissitudes as Observed in Psychosis 193
13 Vicissitudes of and Pleasure in Hatred 211
14 Psychopathic, Paranoid, and Depressive Transferences 222
V The Psychodynamics of Perversion
15 The Relation of Borderline Personality Organization to the Perversions 247
16 A Theoretical Frame for the Study of Sexual Perversions 263
17 A Conceptual Model for Male Perversion (with Particular Reference to Male Homosexuality) 277
References 293
Permissions 305
Index 307
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2003

    The Infant and the Deviant

    Kernberg has arguably contributed more than anyone - even more than Kohut - to the understanding of borderline conditions and pathological narcissism. He is both a formidable theoretician and an outstanding clinician. This - a small part of his prodigious and erudite output - is a detailed and scholarly study of the role played in the dynamics of relationships by narcissism, aggression - both self-directed (as in masochism) and other-directed (as in sadism) - and the resulting perversions. It is disturbing to learn how central the role of hatred, envy and other transformations of aggression is in relationships and in antisocial behavior. There is a direct path from regressive infantilism to psychosis and sexual deviance (and one may add to political oppression). This tome is one of the best anatomies of psychological defenses gone awry. Sam Vaknin, author of 'Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited'.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)