Essential Papers on Object Loss

Essential Papers on Object Loss

by Rita V. Frankiel
     
 

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This choice collection contains some of the most significant contributions to psychoanalytic and psychological understandingof the effect of object loss on adults and children. Designed for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and students of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, this important volume focuses on those contributions most directly relevant to the clinical

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This choice collection contains some of the most significant contributions to psychoanalytic and psychological understandingof the effect of object loss on adults and children. Designed for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and students of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, this important volume focuses on those contributions most directly relevant to the clinical situation, without neglecting fundamental descriptive and theoretical contributions.

Rita V. Frankiel has culled the literature on object loss and assembled the most salient and conceptually powerful contributions to the field. Each paper is introduced with a brief summary of its contribution to the development of our understanding of object loss. This valuable resource thus provides the serious student of object loss with a ready source of the most important materials on the subject.

Contributors: Karl Abraham, Sol Altschul, John Bowlby, Helene Deutsch, J. Marvin Eisenstadt, George Engel, Joan Fleming, Sigmund Freud, Erna Furman, Robert Furman, Edith Jacobson, Melanie Klein, Paul Lerner, Erich Lindemann, Hans W. Loewald, Marie E. McAnn, George Pollock, Hanna Segal, Chistina Sekaer, Vamik D. Volkan, and Martha Wolfenstein.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814726211
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1994
Series:
Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
547
Sales rank:
1,057,166
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.35(d)

Meet the Author

Rita V. Frankiel is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the New York Freudian Society and a Clinical Associate Professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

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