Hope and Dread in Pychoanalysis / Edition 1

Hope and Dread in Pychoanalysis / Edition 1

by Stephen A. Mitchell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465030629

ISBN-13: 9780465030620

Pub. Date: 05/28/1995

Publisher: Basic Books

The love affair that psychoanalysis has had with its own founder has obscured just how different the field is today from what it was a century ago, when Freud was writing. Now Stephen A. Mitchell, a central figure in the modernization of psychoanlalysis, shows how the field is moving beyond the confines of Freudian drive theory to encompass the concerns of

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The love affair that psychoanalysis has had with its own founder has obscured just how different the field is today from what it was a century ago, when Freud was writing. Now Stephen A. Mitchell, a central figure in the modernization of psychoanlalysis, shows how the field is moving beyond the confines of Freudian drive theory to encompass the concerns of contemporary life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465030620
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.83(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Sophie and the Psychoanalytic Meat Grinder1
Pt. IThe Analytic Situation
1What Does the Patient Need? A Revolution in Theory13
2What Does the Analyst Know? A Revolution in Metatheory40
3The Two Revolutions Together67
Pt. IISelf in Psychoanalysis
4Multiple Selves, Singular Self95
5True Selves, False Selves, and the Ambiguity of Authenticity123
6Aggression and the Endangered Self151
Pt. IIIThe Analytic Relationship
7Wishes, Needs, and Interpersonal Negotiations175
8The Dialectics of Hope202
Notes233
References265
Index279

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