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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Institutional Settings

1st Edition

Edited by Serge Frisch, R. D. Hinshelwood, Didier Houzel, Julia Pestalozzi

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254 pages

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Description

This book deals with psychotherapeutic life and work at the interface between psychoanalytic theory and institutional reality. It focuses on the set of constraints and pressures which arise as a result of working in institution, and how to deal with them.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Beyond the treatment contract: psychoanalytic work in the public mental hospital -- Integrated theoretical/clinical and organizational models for the institutional treatment of psychosis -- The role of institutional settings in symbolization -- The hospital in the mind: in-patient psychotherapy at the Cassel Hospital -- A psychoanalytic hospital unit for people with severe personality disorders -- “How hard can you kick a baby before it dies?”: psychotherapy in an institution for disturbed children -- Treatment and management of the sexually deviant and criminal: an out-patient facility -- Children in torture-surviving families: child psychotherapy within a family-orientated context -- The adolescent psychotic and the context of residential treatment -- Psychoanalytically orientated in-patient treatment -- The legacy of power play in societies for psychoanalytic psychotherapy

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Subject Categories

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