1st Edition

Centres and Peripheries of Psychoanalysis
An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Studies

ISBN 9781855750913
Published December 31, 1994 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides an excellent introduction to the broad field of applied psychoanalysis and deals appropriately with clinical psychoanalytic concepts capable of being transferred from the analyst's consulting-room. It discusses developmental factors entering into forms of religious experience.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Centres of Psychoanalysis -- Anna Freud: a beacon at the centre of psychoanalysis -- Melanie Klein and W. R. D. Fairbairn: the clinical foundations and explanatory concepts of their theories -- The concept of transference: an introduction to its role in the psychoanalytic process -- Countertransference: some clinical aspects -- Peripheries of Psychoanalysis -- A psychoanalytic approach to the treatment of the schizophrenias in hospital practice -- A psychotherapeutic approach to the understanding and treatment of a psychosomatic disorder: the case of burning mouth syndrome -- Psychoanalysis and the study of culture and society -- Freud, religion, and the Oedipus complex: some reflections on the infantile origins of religious experience -- Psychoanalysis and literature: a psychoanalytic reading of The Turn of the Screw -- Psychoanalysis, cinema, and the role of film in the psychoanalytic process -- A note on Freud’s theory of the dream

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