1st Edition

Drawing the Soul
Schemas and Models in Psychoanalysis

ISBN 9781855759039
Published December 31, 2000 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents essays that consider the status and significance of the 'pictures of the mind', in Freud, and also in the work of the major psychoanalytic thinkers. It offers an unparalleled chance to compare and contrast the fundamental ideas and assumptions of key figures in psychoanalysis.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Donald W. Winnicott’s Diagram of the Transitional Object, and Other Figures -- The Significance of Bion’s Concepts of P-S↔D and Transformations in ‘O’: A Reconsideration of the Relationship Between the Paranoid-Schizoid and Depressive Positions—and Beyond -- Three In One: Fairbairn’s Volatile Trinity -- The Flow of Narcissistic Energies: Kohut’s Diagram in the Analysis of the Self -- How to Square the Medicine Wheel: Jung’s Use of the Mandala as a Schema of the psyche -- Turning a Telescope on the Soul: Freud’s Interpretation of the Structure of the Psyche -- Freud’s Infernal Trinity: On the Vicissitudes of the ‘Tripartite Model’ -- The Schema L -- Autism and Topology -- A Calculus of Convergence 1

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