The Creation of the Self and Language: Primitive Sensory Relations of the Child with the Outside World, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Creation of the Self and Language

Primitive Sensory Relations of the Child with the Outside World, 1st Edition

By David Rosenfeld

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80 pages

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This book develops models and hypotheses about the mechanisms of the origin of language and the self. It offers a highly original discussion of language acquisition in relation to Freud's paper on aphasia. The book is useful for psychiatrists, teachers, social workers, and parents.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- the Autistic Child -- Introduction -- Revisiting Freud from the standpoint of his writings on aphasia -- Some modern psychoanalytic theories on autism -- The child’s relationship with the Other and with language: some concepts of Merleau-Ponty and Henri Wallon -- Benjamin -- Testimonies -- Transformation

Subject Categories

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