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This volume examines those aspects of the unconscious mind most releva nt to the psychiatric practitioner, including unconscious process of a ffective and traumatic experience, unconscious mechanisms in dissociat ive states and disorders, and cognitive approaches to dreaming and rep ression. Although cognitive psychology forms the backbone of the book , many of the chapters illuminate relevant work from the fields of art ificial intelligence, linguistics, and biology.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
Foreword. Introduction: cognitive science and the unconscious. Psychoanalytic and cognitive conceptions of the unconscious. Conscious and unconscious memory: a model of functional amnesia. How unconscious metaphorical thought shapes dreams. What neural network studies suggest regarding the boundary between conscious and unconscious mental processes. Rethinking repression. Dissociated cognition and disintegrated experience. Cognitive psychodynamics: the clinical use of states, person schemas, and defensive control processes theories. Index.
American Psychiatric Publishing