Child and Adult Development: A Psychoanalytic Introduction for Clinicians / Edition 1

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Child and Adult Development: A Psychoanalytic Introduction for Clinicians

Psychoanalytic principles of adult & child development; diagnostic process with children & adults; therapy.

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Editorial Reviews

An introduction to developmental theory which summarizes what is thought to be happening at various ages/stages and touches on diagnostics and treatment issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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'The author shares his conceptual grasp of human development in a lucid manner that enables the reader, practitioner, theoretician, and trainee to be currently knowledgeable and prepared to acquire and integrate newer knowledge as it is harvested.'
Albert J. Solnit, M.D., Sterling Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Yale University
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306442858
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/30/1992
  • Series: Critical Issues in Psychiatry Series
  • Edition description: 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 0.63 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

A Historical Overview and General Principles of Child Development. The Diagnostic Process with Children. The Oral Phase. The Anal Phase. The Oedipal Phase. Latency. Adolescence. A Historical Overview and General Principles of Adult Development. The Adult Development and Diagnostic Process. Young Adulthood. Middle Adulthood. Late and Late Late Adulthood. Index.
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