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Object Relations and the Developing Ego in Therapy
     

Object Relations and the Developing Ego in Therapy

by Althea Horner
 

'Perhaps the acid test for any book on psychoanalytic theory is the light it sheds on the complex problems that a therapist faces. This book passes that test with flying colors. I now see my patients in a different light and I have changed my approach with beneficial results.' —Samuel L. Bradshaw, Jr. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic A Jason Aronson Book

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'Perhaps the acid test for any book on psychoanalytic theory is the light it sheds on the complex problems that a therapist faces. This book passes that test with flying colors. I now see my patients in a different light and I have changed my approach with beneficial results.' —Samuel L. Bradshaw, Jr. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic A Jason Aronson Book

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Raphael Stern
No book with which we are familiar presents as good an account of the clinical application of the . . . psychoanalytic viewpoint as Object Relations and the Developing Ego in Therapy. No other exposition breathes life into these abstract principlesas well as this volume does....
Edward R. Shapiro
Dr. Horner presents rich and useful ideas for formulating and working dynamically with severely limited patients. Her integrative formulation of preoedipal pathology is both useful and practical.....
Samuel L. Bradshaw
Perhaps the acid test for any book on psychoanalytic theory is the light it sheds on the complex problems that a therapist faces. This book passes that test with flying colors. I now see my patients in a different light and I have changed my approach withbeneficial results....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876686461
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/1984
Edition description:
Rev. and expanded ed
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.27(d)

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Raphael Stern
No book with which we are familiar presents as good an account of the clinical application of the . . . psychoanalytic viewpoint as Object Relations and the Developing Ego in Therapy. No other exposition breathes life into these abstract principlesas well as this volume does....
Edward R. Shapiro
Dr. Horner presents rich and useful ideas for formulating and working dynamically with severely limited patients. Her integrative formulation of preoedipal pathology is both useful and practical.....

Meet the Author

Dr. Althea Horner is an Honorary Member of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute and Society and a Scientific Associate of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis. She is listed in Who's Who in America and has been writing and articles and books for forty years. While Dr. Horner has retired from clinical practice, she continues to write in Pasadena, California.

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