A Clinical Application of Bion's Concepts: Verbal and Visual Approaches to Reality, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A Clinical Application of Bion's Concepts

Verbal and Visual Approaches to Reality, 1st Edition

By P.C. Sandler


312 pages

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This book presents many correlations which link remarkable theories from Bion with a detailed selection of the author's personal clinical experiences. It demonstrates the real existence of conditions that allow dialogue and clinical investigation by the analytic pair.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- The Multi-Dimension Grid -- Scientific research in psychoanalysis -- Verifying the truth value of verbal statements uttered in an analytic session with the help of the three-dimension grid -- A hexa-dimension grid? -- A multi-dimension grid and a negative grid -- Free Associations and Free-Floating Attention -- Freie Einfälle: the verbal irruption of the unknown -- Free-floating attention: the personal factor -- Epistemology and Truth -- Psychoanalysis and epistemology: relatives, friends or strangers? Paranoid-schizoid features in the paths of psychoanalytic practice -- Truth -- Two habits of mind: naïve idealism and naïve realism -- Groups -- A sixth basic assumption?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health