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Psycho-Analytic Explorations

ISBN 9781855758537
Published December 31, 2010 by Routledge
618 Pages

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Book Description

This volume contains ninety-two works by this renowned writer, theoretician, and clinician. Includes critiques of Melanie Klein's ideas and insights into the works of other leading psychoanalysts, and thoughts on such concepts as play in the analytic situation, the fate of the transitional object, regression in psychoanalysis, and the use of silence in psychotherapy.

Table of Contents

Preface -- D.W.W.: A Reflection -- Psycho-Analysis: Theory and Practice -- Early Disillusion -- Knowing and Not Knowing: A Clinical Example -- A Point in Technique -- Play in the Analytic Situation -- Fragments Concerning Varieties of Clinical Confusion -- Excitement in the Aetiology of Coronary Thrombosis -- Hallucination and Dehallucination -- Ideas and Definitions -- Psychogenesis of a Beating Fantasy -- Nothing at the Centre -- The Fate of the Transitional Object -- Notes on Play -- Psycho-Neurosis in Childhood -- Further Remarks on the Theory of the Parent-Infant Relationship -- A Note on a Case Involving Envy -- Perversions and Pregenital Fantasy -- Two Notes on the Use of Silence -- Fear of Breakdown -- The Importance of the Setting in Meeting Regression in Psycho-Analysis -- Psycho-Somatic Disorder -- The Psychology of Madness: a Contribution from Psycho-Analysis -- The Concept of Trauma in Relation to the Development of the Individual within the Family -- Notes on Withdrawal and Regression -- New Light on Children's Thinking -- Comment on Obsessional Neurosis and "Frankie" -- A Note on the Mother-Foetus Relationship -- Absence and Presence of a Sense of Guilt Illustrated in Two Patients -- On the Split-off Male and Female Elements -- The Concept of Clinical Regression Compared with That of Defence Organisation -- Addendum to "The Location of Cultural Experience" -- Playing and Culture -- Interpretation in Psycho-Analysis -- Thinking and Symbol-Formation -- On "The Use of an Object" -- Development of the Theme of the Mother's Unconscious as Discovered in Psycho-Analytic Practice -- The Mother-Infant Experience of Mutuality -- On the Basis for Self in Body -- Individuation -- Psycho-Analytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents -- Private Practice -- The Squiggle Game -- The Value of the Therapeutic Consultation -- Deductions Drawn from a Psychotherapeutic Interview with an Adolescent -- A Child Psychiatry Case Illustrating Delayed Reaction to Loss -- Physical and Emotional Disturbances in an Adolescent Girl -- Mother's Madness Appearing in the Clinical Material as an Ego-Alien Factor -- On the Work of Other Analysts -- Susan Isaacs -- Marion Milner -- Ernest Jones -- Dorothy Burlingham -- W. R. D. Fairbairn -- John Bowlby -- Michael Balint -- Melanie Klein: On Her Concept of Envy -- Joseph Sandler -- Sigmund Freud -- Harold F. Searles -- C. G. Jung -- Erik H. Erikson -- Virginia Axline -- Willi Hoffer -- James Strachey -- Anna Freud -- On Other Forms of Treatment -- Physical Therapy of Mental Disorder: Convulsion Therapy -- Physical Therapy of Mental Disorder: Leucotomy -- Occupational Therapy -- Behaviour Therapy -- Physiotherapy and Human Relations -- Postscript: D.W.W. on D.W.W.

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