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The Early Years of Life
Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion





ISBN 9781855757103
Published January 7, 2011 by Routledge
300 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a powerfully argued and beautifully constructed account of the early development of the child in the family context from a psychoanalytic perspective. It draws on the theoretical trajectory from Sigmund Freud to Melanie Klein and Wilfried Bion.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Preface to the English Edition -- Introduction -- The nature versus nurture controversy -- The emergence of the body-ego—individuation through the experience of separation and closeness -- Emotional development in the first years -- Development of thinking and the capacity to symbolize -- The psychosexual development of a child -- Epilogue

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