1st Edition

The Edge of Experience
Borderline and Psychosomatic Patients in Clinical Practice

ISBN 9781855752382
Published December 31, 2001 by Routledge
120 Pages

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Book Description

This book deals with problems related to the analysis and treatment of borderline and psychosomatic patients. It demonstrates how psychoanalytic practice has had to accomodate the range of "borderline syndromes" and produce new models of theory and treatment.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Psychoanalytic treatment with psychosomatic patients -- Sounds of the soma -- Day hospital treatment of borderline personality disorder and the containment of enactment -- On the therapist’s reverie and containing function -- Psychodynamic therapy of severe personality disorders -- Self-envy and intrapsychic interpretation in borderline states -- Lust for love

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