Many Faces Of Abuse / Edition 1

Many Faces Of Abuse / Edition 1

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by Joan Lachkar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765700654

ISBN-13: 9780765700650

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

The subject is emotional abuse—the ongoing process whereby one person attempts to destroy the will, needs, desires, or perceptions of another. The object is the well-educated, high-functioning professional woman. Dr. Joan Lachkar examines the origins and early warning signs of the psychological violation she describes as a dance between abuser and abused. She

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The subject is emotional abuse—the ongoing process whereby one person attempts to destroy the will, needs, desires, or perceptions of another. The object is the well-educated, high-functioning professional woman. Dr. Joan Lachkar examines the origins and early warning signs of the psychological violation she describes as a dance between abuser and abused. She goes on to introduce typologies of each (the narcissistic or passive-aggressive abuser, the unentitled self) and to explore the bases for their collusive attachments. Addressing therapeutic functions like empathy, containment, and countertransference, and following a couple's evolution from a state of fusion through transitional two-ness to emerging separateness, dependent and interdependent, Dr. Lachkar applies her psychodynamic approach to treatment, informed by object relations and self psychology, and complete with guidelines for technique and practical suggestions for the couple.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765700650
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1High-Functioning Women and Emotional Abuse1
Ch. 2Love Bonds33
Ch. 3The Narcissistic Abuser51
Ch. 4The Borderline Abuser83
Ch. 5The Passive-Aggressive Abuser107
Ch. 6The Obsessive-Compulsive Abuser125
Ch. 7The Schizoid Abuser143
Ch. 8The Treatment of Emotional Abuse165
Ch. 9Techniques - A Final Word187
References195
Index203

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Many Faces Of Abuse 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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what a wonderful book. so interesting. can look around you and pick people who meet these characterstics. really makes you think