Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice / Edition 2

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When first published this book filled a void in the field. While ego psychology theory still holds a pre-eminent position in clinical social work practice, the field has changed in many ways. In this book, Goldstein addresses these major changes.

Ego mastery & the process of coping & adaptation/ object relations & ego development/client-worker relations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780029121504
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Series: Treatment Approaches in the Human Services Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 526,179
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Scope and Evolution of Ego Psychology 3
Ch. 2 The Emergence and Assimilation of Ego Psychology into Social Work Practice 29
Ch. 3 The Ego and Its Functions 53
Ch. 4 The Ego and Its Defenses 72
Ch. 5 Ego Mastery and the Processes of Coping and Adaptation 86
Ch. 6 Object Relations and Ego Development 113
Ch. 7 The Nature of Ego-Oriented Assessment 143
Ch. 8 The Nature of Ego-Oriented Intervention 166
Ch. 9 The Nature of the Client-Worker Relationship 200
Ch. 10 Ego-Oriented Intervention with Diverse and Oppressed Populations 230
Ch. 11 Ego-Oriented Intervention with Special Populations 257
Ch. 12 The Diagnosis and Treatment of the Borderline Client 289
Bibliography 321
Author Index 351
Subject Index 357
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