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The Self and Autism
     

The Self and Autism

by Michael Fordham, Rosemary Gordon, Judith Hubback, Kenneth Lambert
 

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The Self and Autism is a piece of original research into maturation in infancy and its psychopathology. Michael Fordham was the first to introduce the idea that the self, previously considered realizable only in later life, could be experienced by children in a manner appropriate to their age; he also found that the archetypes of the collective unconscious whose

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The Self and Autism is a piece of original research into maturation in infancy and its psychopathology. Michael Fordham was the first to introduce the idea that the self, previously considered realizable only in later life, could be experienced by children in a manner appropriate to their age; he also found that the archetypes of the collective unconscious whose images could be demonstrated in childhood, functioned in essentially the same way as Jung described in the case of adult persons. From these two concepts he developed a theory of individuation in childhood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781781810415
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
12/31/1976
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
312
File size:
728 KB

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Meet the Author

Rosemary Gordon is an analytic psychologist in private practice in London. Karnac also publishes her book 'Bridges: Metaphor for Psychic Processes'.

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