Transforming Lives: Analyst and Patient View the Power of Psychoanalytic Treatment

Transforming Lives: Analyst and Patient View the Power of Psychoanalytic Treatment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765701183
Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2005
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Joseph Schachter was trained as a clinical psychologist in the Department of Social Relations at Harvard University, obtained his medical degree from New York University-Bellevue Medical School, and received his psychoanalytic training at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. In mid-career he spent a number of years in full-time physiological/developmental research with infants and children. He subsequently returned to psychoanalytic practice and was a training and supervising analyst at the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Institute. Recently retired, Dr. Schachter now resides in New York City.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Early Psychoanalytic Success - Freud's Treatment of the "Rat Man" Chapter 2 George: Transformation Viewed from a Thirty-year Follow-up Chapter 3 Laila: Treatment of a Patient with a Serious Chronic Disease Chapter 4 Watt: A Case of Sexual (Dis-)Orientation Chapter 5 Caroline: "The Same But Forever Changed" Chapter 6 Sarah: "This Aplysia ... makes me sick to my stomach" Chapter 7 Jacob: Climbing Out of the Dungeon Chapter 8 Andrew: Inferiority, Social Anxiety and Submissiveness Chapter 9 Strengthening Analysis, Protecting Patients Chapter 10 Discussion and Conclusion - Seven Analyses

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This is a book that can be enjoyed by almost any reader. All the authors write in simple English with very little jargon. All the cases presented demonstrate clearly how good analytic therapy has the power to bring about radical change in the patient's life, and four of the cases are especially remarkable in that the patient's voice is heard telling what he or she experienced. There is little or nothing of this to be found elsewhere. All the authors and patients are to be commended for their courage. Dr. Schachter has done us all a great favor in putting this volume together. Professionals as well as prospective patients will find much of value in this volume.