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The Organic and the Inner World

1st Edition

Edited by Ronald Doctor, Richard Lucas


144 pages

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This book considers the place for analytic thinking in the world of psychiatry with its emphasis on an organic approach to major psychiatric disorders. It is the result of a conference that was held at the Institute of Psychoanalysis entitled 'The Organic and the Inner World'.

Table of Contents

Series Editors’ Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Mind and matter: a psychoanalytic perspective -- Discussion of Ronald Britton’s chapter on mind and matter -- Mechanisms of change in mentalization-based treatment of borderline personality disorder -- Discussion of “Mechanisms of change in mentalization-based treatment of borderline personality disorder” by Peter Fonagy and Anthony Bateman -- Exploring the inner world in a patient suffering from manic-depression -- Response to the chapter by Trudie Rossouw on manic-depression -- Where is the unconscious in dementia? -- Discussion of Sandra Evans’ chapter: “Where is the unconscious in dementia?”

About the Series

The Psychoanalytic Ideas Series

Psychoanalytic Ideas is a series which bring together the best of Public Lectures and other writings given by analysts of the British Psycho-Analytical Society on important psychoanalytical subjects. The focus of this series is to communicate some of the intellectual excitement about the past, present, and future of psychoanalytic ideas. The series aims to help make these ideas accessible to an even larger group of students, scholars, and practitioners worldwide.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health