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Psychoanalysis and Developmental Therapy

1st Edition

By Anne Hurry

Routledge

256 pages

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Description

This book exemplifies a special kind of application of psychoanalysis. It shows how the child uses the analyst both as a transference object and as a new developmental object, illustrating the mutually enabling and inextricably interwoven nature of developmental work and interpretation of conflict.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Foreword -- Theoretical background -- An interpersonal view of the infant -- Psychoanalysis and developmental therapy -- Clinical work with children -- "Tom": undoing an early developmental hitch -- "Paul": the struggle to restore a development gone awry -- "Martha": establishing analytic treatment with a 4-year-old girl -- "Donald": the treatment of a 5-year-old boy with experience of early loss -- "Michael": a journey from the physical to the mental realm -- Clinical and educational interventions in work with children -- "Maya": the interplay of nursery education and analysis in restoring a child to the path of normal development -- "Leo": multiple interventions in the case of a very disturbed young boy with autistic features

About the Series

The Psychoanalytic Monograph Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health