1st Edition

Progress in Self Psychology, V. 3
Frontiers in Self Psychology

Edited By

Arnold I. Goldberg

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ISBN 9780881630664
Published October 1, 1987 by Routledge
326 Pages

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Book Description

The third volume in the distinguished Progress in Self Psychology series brings together the most exciting issues in a rapidly expanding field.  Frontiers in Self Psychology is highlighted by sections dealing with self psychology and infancy and self psychology and the psychoses. Clinical contributions include several case studies along with a reconsideration of dream interpretation. Theoretical contributions span issues of gender identity, boundary formation, and the biological foundation of self psychology.

Table of Contents

I. Self Psychology and Infancy  1. Mother-Infant Mutual Influence and Precursors of Psychic Structure, Beebe, Lachmann  2. Affect and the Development of the Self: A New Frontier, Demos  3. Reflections on Self Psychology and Infancy, Basch, Lichtenberg, Sander  II. Self Psychology and the Psychoses  4. A Short History of the Psychoanalytic Approach to the Treatment of Psychotic Disorders, Malin  5. Manic-Depressive Illness: Analytic Experience and a Hypothesis, Galatzer-Levy  6. Symbols of Subjective Truth in Psychotic States: Implications for Psychoanalytic Treatment, Stolorow, Atwood, Brandchaft  7. Reflections on Self Psychology and the Psychoses, Basch, Tolpin  III. Clinical Contributions  8. Dream Interpretation Revisited, Fosshage  9. Pathognomic Mirroring and the Organization of Experience: A Developmental Factor in Self Psychology, Slade, Moskowitz  10. On Ambition and Hubris: A Case Study, Lachmann  IV. Theoretical Contributions  11. Selfobject Failure and Gender Identity, Lothstein  12. On Boundary Formation, Meares  13. Self Psychology from the Perspective of Evolutionary Biology: Toward a Biological Foundation for Self Psychology, Kriegman

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Arnold Goldberg, M.D., is the Cynthia Oudejan Harris, M.D. Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Rush Medical College in Chicago, and Training and Supervising Analyst, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago. He is the author of a number of books, including Being of Two Minds: The Vertical Split in Psychoanalysis (TAP, 1999) and Errant Selves: A Casebook of Misbehavior (TAP, 2000).