Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defenses of the Personal Spirit / Edition 1

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Overview

The 'rediscovery' of childhood physical and sexual abuse has again revived psychiatric interest in disorders which arise from traumatic experience. In The Inner World of Trauma Donald Kalsched explores the interior world of dream and fantasy images encountered in therapy in people who have suffered unbearable life experiences. In order to examine the inner world, the author focuses on certain archaic and typical dream-images which occur in response to critical moments in therapy. He shows how, in an ironical twist of psychical life, the very images which are generated to defend the self can become malevolent and destructive, resulting in further trauma for the person. Why and how this happens are the questions the book sets out to answer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415123297
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/1996
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 536,136
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald Kalsched is a psychoanalyst in private practice and a faculty member of the C.G. Jung Institute, New York.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 The Inner World of Trauma in Its Diabolical Form 11
2 Further Clinical Illustrations of the Self-Care System 41
3 Freud and Jung's Dialogue about Trauma's Inner World 68
4 Jung's Contributions to a Theory of the Self-Care System 84
5 Additional Jungian Contributions 100
6 Psychoanalytic Theory about the Self-Care System 115
7 Rapunzel and the Self-Care System 148
8 Psyche and Her Daimon-Lover 166
9 Fitcher's Bird and the Dark Side of the Self 184
10 Prince Lindworm and Transformation of the Daimonic Through Sacrifice and Choice 201
Notes 216
Bibliography 219
Index 226
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