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The Prenatal Theme in Psychotherapy

1st Edition

By Philippe Ploye

Routledge

176 pages

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Description

This book is an attempt to examine whether patients in analysis or therapy can sometimes be said to form a kind of transference that not only operates at a prenatal level but can also lend itself to interpretation just like any other postnatal level of transference.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Review of the literature -- Clinical material -- The placenta and its possible role in ego development -- Notes on placental symbolism -- Additional remarks about the literature concerned with prenatal life

Subject Categories

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