Facing It Out


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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415922630
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/1998
  • Series: Tavistock Clinic Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Anderson is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Chairman of the Tavistock Clinic's Adolescent Department, as well as a Training Analyst in child and adult analysis at the British Psychoanalytical Society. Anna Dartington is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Chair of two Clinical Services, the Young People's Counselling Service and the Psychoanalytic Family Workshop, at the Tavistock.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 The Intensity of Adolescence in Small Families 7
2 'How Does It Work Here, Do We Just Talk?': Therapeutic Work with Young People Who Have Been Sexually Abused 23
3 Psychotherapy with Learning Disabled Adolescents 37
4 Confrontation, Appeasement or Communication 53
5 Suicidal Behaviour and its Meaning in Adolescence 65
6 Reflections on Some Particular Dynamics of Eating Disorders 79
7 The Fear of Becoming a Man: a Study of Two Adolescents 99
8 'Is Anyone There?': the Work of the Young People's Counselling Service 113
9 The Scapegoat 127
10 The Heat of the Moment: Psychoanalytic Work with Families 143
11 Play, Work and Identity: Taking Up One's Place in the Adult World 159
Index 173
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