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Science, Systems and Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

By Robert Langs


288 pages

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This book has been written for a broad audience. It is addressed to anyone who is at all concerned with a scientific grounding for the art of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and for the understanding of the human mind and its outputs via emotionally charged communication. The book begins by establishing the need for a formal science of psychoanal

Table of Contents

Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Observation, Theory, and Practice in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy -- The call for a science of psychoanalysis -- Two psychoscopes -- Systems and Subsystems in Psychoanalysis -- A systems theory for psychoanalysis -- The systems of the mind -- System overload -- Psychoanalysis and Science -- Psychoanalysis as an Aristotelian science -- Clinical implications of an interactional science of psychoanalysis

About the Author

Langs, Robert

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health