The Shattered Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Trauma

The Shattered Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Trauma

by Richard B. Ulman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0881630470

ISBN-13: 9780881630473

Pub. Date: 02/05/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.

Ulman and Brothers utilize a unique clinical research population of rape and incest victims and Vietnam combat veterans to argue that trauma results from real occurrences that have, as their unconscious meaning, the shattering of "central organizing fantasies" of self in relation to selfobject. Their innovative treatment approach revolves around the transformation of

Overview

Ulman and Brothers utilize a unique clinical research population of rape and incest victims and Vietnam combat veterans to argue that trauma results from real occurrences that have, as their unconscious meaning, the shattering of "central organizing fantasies" of self in relation to selfobject. Their innovative treatment approach revolves around the transformation of these shattered fantasies in the intersubjective context of the transference-countertransference neurosis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881630473
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
02/05/1991
Pages:
328

Table of Contents

1. Trauma: Reality or Fantasy? Conundrum for Psychoanalysis 2. Psychoanalytic Schools of Thought on Trauma 3. Incest: The Dissolution of Childhood Fantasies 4. Rape: Violation of the "Heroine" 5. Combat: The Vicissitudes of "Rambo": Fantasies in Adolescence 6. A Self-Psychological Approach to Analytic Therapy of the Trauma Patient 7. Treatment Case Studies of Incest, Rape, and Combat 8. Final Considerations

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