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Progress in Self Psychology, V. 6
The Realities of Transference

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Arnold I. Goldberg

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ISBN 9780881631142
Published October 1, 1990 by Routledge
300 Pages

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Book Description

A collection of thoughtul presentations on transference and countertransference highlights The Realities of Transference, Volume 6 in the Progress in Self Psychology series.  The selfobject transferences receive special attention.  Elsewhere in this volme, selfobject phenomena are examined in relation to the process of working through, the origins of ambition, the psychology of addiction, the psychodynamic consequences of AIDS, and creativity.  An exploration of the selfobjects of the second half of life offers new insight into later development. 

Table of Contents

I. Progress in Theory  1. Further Thoughts on Empathic Understanding, Basch  2. Transference: Truth and Consequences, Leider  3. Rethinking the Scope of the Patient's Transference and the Therapist's Counterresponsiveness, Lichtenberg  4. The World According to Whom? Stolorow  5. Selfobject Transferences and the Process of Working Through, Ornstein  6. On Some Challenges to Clinical Theory in the Treatment of Character Pathology, Lachmann  7. The Fragile Speilraum: An Approach to Transmuting Internalization, Meares  II. Progress in Development  8. The Selfobjects of the Second Half of Life: An Introduction, Galatzer-Levy, Cohler  III. Progress in the Approach to Psychopathology  9. The Origins of Ambition, Leib  10. The Addictive Personality and "Addictive Trigger Mechanisms" (ATMs): The Self Psychology of Addiction and Its Treatment, Ulman, Paul  11. AIDS Attacks the Self: A Self-Psychological Exploration of the Psychodynamic Consequences of AIDS, Cohen, Abramowitz  IV. Progress in the Application of Self Psychology  12. The Precursor as Mentor, The Therapist as Muse: Creativity and Selfobject Phenomena, Kainer  13. Vincent van Gogh: Selfobject Factors in Motivating, Facilitating, and Inhibiting Creativity, Baker  14. On the Resistance to Self Psychology: Clues from Evolutionary Biology, Kriegman, Slavin   

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