Affects As Process: An Inquiry into the Centrality of Affect in Psychological Life

Affects As Process: An Inquiry into the Centrality of Affect in Psychological Life

by Joseph M. Jones

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138872363
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/23/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Joseph M. Jones, M.D., is a Training and Supervising Analyst as the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute and the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis. He is on the clinical faculty of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and maintains a private practice in the West Los Angeles area.

Table of Contents

I. Is Primary Process Primary?
- In the Beginning
- Freud, Darwin, and Descartes
- Affects as Composites
- The Search for Primitive Thought
- Is Primary Process Primary?
II. Affects as Process
- The Language of Affectivity
- Moods
- Lust, Libido, and Love
- Contentment, Excitement, and Joy
- Fear
- Anxiety and Traumatic States
- Aggression and Rage
- The Prereflective Roots of Shame
- Presymbolic Character Structure
- The Development of Thought
- Rapprochement
- Object Relations and Object Constancy
- Love, Hate, and the Dynamic Unconscious
- Thought Dysfunctions
- Psychosexual Development and Motivational Systems
- Affects and the Self

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