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The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis / Edition 1
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The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis / Edition 1

by Ethel S. Person, Arnold M. Cooper, Glen O. Gabbard
 

ISBN-10: 1585621528

ISBN-13: 9781585621521

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

The comprehensive The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis is the only textbook of its kind in this distinguished field. Both a clinical guide and a reference book, this essential text focuses not only on psychoanalytic theory and treatment but also on developmental issues, research, and the many ways in which theoretical psychoanalysis

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The comprehensive The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis is the only textbook of its kind in this distinguished field. Both a clinical guide and a reference book, this essential text focuses not only on psychoanalytic theory and treatment but also on developmental issues, research, and the many ways in which theoretical psychoanalysis intersects with contiguous disciplines.

The editors, recognized experts in the field, have brought together a remarkable 39 distinguished contributors whose broad-based interests make this textbook a unique reference for interdisciplinary psychoanalysis. The textbook provides an overall view of the methodology of psychoanalytic intervention, covering core concepts, developmental theory, treatment and techniques, research, and history, and concludes with an extensive glossary and name and subject indexes.

No other psychoanalysis textbook is as comprehensive in scope with such a broad array of contributors as The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis. This up-to-date reference will find a wide audience not only among psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, educators, and students but also among professionals in allied disciplines such as psychology, anthropology, literature, the arts, philosophy, politics, and neuroscience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585621521
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
628
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Core Concepts. Theories of motivation in psychoanalysis. The dynamic unconscious: psychic determinism, intrapsychic conflict, unconscious fantasy, dreams, and symptom formation. Early relationships and their internalization. Object relations theories and technique. Intersubjectivity. Gender and sexuality. Part II: Developmental Theory. A developmental orientation for contemporary psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic developmental theory. Interface between psychoanalytic developmental theory and other disciplines. Attachment theory and research. The psychoanalytic understanding of mental disorders: the developmental perspective. Part III: Treatment and Technique. What is psychoanalysis? What is a psychoanalyst? Transference, countertransference, and the real relationship. Theories of therapeutic action and their technical consequences. Process, resistance, and interpretation. Termination and reanalysis. Psychoanalysis and psychopharmacology. Technique in child analysis. Ethics in psychoanalysis. Part IV: Research. Outcome research. Process research. Developmental research. Conceptual research. Part V: History of Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalysis: the early years. Psychoanalysis in North America from 1895 to the present. Psychoanalysis in Great Britain and continental Europe. Psychoanalysis in the French community. Psychoanalysis in Latin America. Part VI: Psychoanalysis and Related Disciplines. Freud and his uses of interdisciplinary sources. Psychology. Anthropology. Literature. The arts. Philosophy. Politics and international relations. Neuroscience. Glossary. Name index. Subject index.

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