Reason and Passion: A Celebration of the Work of Hanna Segal

Reason and Passion: A Celebration of the Work of Hanna Segal

by David Bell
     
 

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One of the most influential figures within the Kleinian group of the British Psychoanalytic Society, Hanna Segal was a recent recipient of the Sigourney Award for her contributions to psychoanalysis. This is the first of two volumes in the Tavistock Clinic Series examining her clinical and theoretical work.

Overview

One of the most influential figures within the Kleinian group of the British Psychoanalytic Society, Hanna Segal was a recent recipient of the Sigourney Award for her contributions to psychoanalysis. This is the first of two volumes in the Tavistock Clinic Series examining her clinical and theoretical work.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'It is a passionate book and should be a good buy for any psychotherapist interested in Segal's work.' - Clinical Psychology Forum 132

'Each [chapter] is a worthwhile contribution that will give readers something to think about.Taken together, all the papers in the book make a fitting tribute to a towering figure in the evolution of Kleinian thought and a major contributor to the shaping of contemporary psuchoanalysis.' - Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association

'Invaluable for situating Segal's work in its broader intellectual context.' - Critical and Cultural Theory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855759695
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

David Bell is a training and supervising analyst at the British Psychoanalytic Society and consultant medical psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic. He is well-known as a teacher of psychoanalysis and for his publications on the theory of narcissism, the work of Bion, and the psychoanaltyic approach to serious mental illness. He has published Reason and Passion (jointly with Hanna Segal) and edited Psychoanalysis and Culture: A Kleinian Perspective, both published in the Tavistock Clinic Series.

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