Introduction to Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Introduction to Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Anthony Bateman, Jeremy Holmes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415107393

ISBN-13: 9780415107396

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The need for a concise, comprehensive guide to the main principles and practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy has become pressing as the psychoanalytic movement has expanded and diversified. An introductory text suitable for a wide range of courses, this lively, widely referenced account presents the core features of contemporary psychoanalytic…  See more details below

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The need for a concise, comprehensive guide to the main principles and practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy has become pressing as the psychoanalytic movement has expanded and diversified. An introductory text suitable for a wide range of courses, this lively, widely referenced account presents the core features of contemporary psychoanalytic theory and practice in an easily assimilated, but thought-provoking manner. Illustrated throughout with clinical examples, it provides an up-to-date source of reference for a wider range of mental health professionals as well as those training in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy or counselling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415107396
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. ITheory
1Introduction: history and controversy3
2Models of the mind27
3Origins of the internal world49
4Mechanisms of defence76
5Transference and Countertransference95
6Dreams, symbols, imagination118
Pt. IIPractice
7The assessment interview139
8The therapeutic relationship153
9Clinical dilemmas182
10Psychoanalytic contributions to psychiatry212
11Research in psychoanalysis243
References260
Index283

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