The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Early Years of Life

Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion, 1st Edition

By Gertraud Diem-Wille

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300 pages

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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

Subject Categories

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