Sex, Death, and the Superego: Experiences in Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Sex, Death, and the Superego

Experiences in Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

By Ronald Britton

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208 pages

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This book is a personal reappraisal of psychoanalytic theories in the light of clinical experience. The first part is about sexuality and begins where psychoanalysis began, with hysteria. The second part is about the ego and the super-ego, the relationship of which dominated Freud's writing from his middle period onwards. The last part is on narcissism and the narcissistic disorders, a major preoccupation of psychoanalysis in the second half of the twentieth century.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General