Other Times, Other Realities: Toward a Theory of Psychoanalytic Treatment

Other Times, Other Realities: Toward a Theory of Psychoanalytic Treatment

by Arnold Modell

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Overview

Nearly a century has passed since Freud's theories unleashed a revolution in our understanding of the human psyche. Yet, as Arnold Modell firmly points out, we still do not possess a theory that explains how psychoanalysis works. Other Times, Other Realities provides brilliant insight into this perplexing problem and lays the foundation for a comprehensive theory of psychoanalytic treatment. Modell's careful consideration of Freudian theory, the interpretations of contemporary ego psychology, and the contribution of object theory discloses the changing significance of the fundamental elements of the therapeutic process.

In Other Times, Other Realities, readers will discover an illuminating synthesis of concepts underlying the various interpretations of the psychoanalytic process.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674644991
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 02/01/1996
Series: Toward a Theory of Psychoanalytic Treatment
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Arnold H. Modell is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at Beth Israel Hospital.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Freud's Theory of Psychoanalytic Treatment

2. Play, Illusion, and the Setting of Psychoanalysis

3. Transference and Levels of Reality

4. Repetition and Retranscription

5. Experiencing Time

6. The Act of Interpretation

7. The Schizoid Dilemma and Other Forms of Resistance

8. The Patient's Use of the Therapist

9. Paradox and Therapeutic Dilemmas

10. Theories of Psychoanalytic Treatment

Notes

References

Index

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