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1st Edition

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Severely Disturbed Adolescent

ISBN 9781855752146
Published December 31, 1999 by Routledge
214 Pages

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Book Description

With chapters written by psychoanalytic psychotherapists from across Europe, and from different analytic traditions, this book shows the common thread that weaves through these different traditions and the serious challenges facing psychotherapists dealing with the future adult generations of Europe.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- A mind of one's own: introjective processes and the capacity to think -- Links between internal and external reality in devising a therapeutic setting for adolescents who present with serious conduct disorders -- The influence of psychic trauma on adolescence and its disorders -- Containment and the body of the analyst: on psychotic transference in adolescence. A case of dysmorphophobia -- Therapy for adolescents in detention for violent crime -- An invitation to a journey: the function of the double in the psychoanalytic psychodrama of a psychotic adolescent -- Factors contributing to the psychotic breakdown of three adolescents

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