This book focuses on the matter of neuropsychoanalysis. It shows how the neuropsychoanalytic approach makes it possible to begin to locate within the tissues of the brain some of the metapsychological abstractions that Sigmund Freud derived from his work with purely psychiatric disorders.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- What is a Neuropsychoanalytic Perspective? -- What is neuropsychoanalysis? -- Putting the psyche into neuropsychology -- What is the “mind”? A neuropsychoanalytic approach -- Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on Some Neurological Disorders -- Is the brain more real than the mind? -- An example of neuropsychoanalytic research: Korsakoff’s syndrome -- Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on Some Psychiatric Disorders -- Depression: a neuropsychoanalytic perspective -- Neuropsychoanalytic notes on addiction -- Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on Dreams -- Freudian dream theory today -- The Interpretation of Dreams and the neurosciences -- Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on Consciousness -- The “id” knows more than the “ego” admits -- A neuropsychoanalytic approach to the hard problem of consciousness -- Conclusions