On Aggression and Violence: An Analytic Perspective

On Aggression and Violence: An Analytic Perspective

by Richard Mizen, Mark Morris


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403902184
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 02/06/2007
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

RICHARD MIZEN worked for over twenty years in health and social services in the fields of adult mental health, child protection and forensic psychiatry. He is currently course co-leader for the MSc in Psychological Therapies at the University of Exeter, UK, and in private practice as an analyst and supervisor in Devon. His previous publications include Supervising and Being Supervised: A Theory in Search of a Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).

MARK MORRIS is a Psychoanalyst who has worked with personality disorder in different settings, including hospitals and prisons, for the past fifteen years. He currently leads a medium secure personality disorder service in Kneesworth House in Cambridgeshire, UK.

Table of Contents

The Semiotics of Aggression and Violence.- Psychoanalytic Theories of Aggression and Violence.- Aggression, Violence, Attachment and Psychopathy.- Towards a Theory of Aggression and Violence.- Types of Aggression and Violence.- Aggression, Normal Development and Transference.- Aggression, Violence, Pathology and Transference.- Aggression, Violence and Countertransference.- Aggression, Violence and Sexuality.- Aggression and Violence against the Self.- Aggression, Violence, Institutions and Groups.- Some Incomplete Reflections upon Aggression and Violence.- References.

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This lively psychoanalytic overview of aggression and violence is both informed and informative...the authors present a number of helpful viewpoints on a range of topics.' - Dr Paul Crawford, Mental Health Practice

...[A] stimulating and useful book...Both authors bring extensive professional experience of working with aggressive and violent clients, in the fields of child abuse, personality disorder, sexual deviancy and forensic psychiatry.' - Jenny Duckham, Journal of Analytical Psychology

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