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The Second Century of Psychoanalysis
Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action

ISBN 9781855758001
Published December 31, 2011 by Routledge
394 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the internal and external boundaries of psychoanalysis. It examines the interrelationships between various psychoanalytic theoretical and clinical perspectives as well as between psychoanalysis and other disciplines.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface -- Introduction -- Contextualizing Therapeutic Action -- A brief history of therapeutic action: convergence, divergence, and integrative bridges -- The aims and method of psychoanalysis a century later -- Classical theory, the Enlightenment Vision, and contemporary psychoanalysis -- Conflict, Fantasy, and Insight in Therapeutic Action -- The therapeutic action of resistance analysis: interpersonalizing and socializing Paul Gray's close process attention technique -- From ego psychology to modern conflict theory -- The interpretive act: returning freedom and agency to a beleaguered ego -- Back to the future: the curative fantasy in psychoanalysis -- Relational Experience and Mutative Dynamics -- The seminal therapeutic influence of analytic love: a pluralistic perspective -- The analyst's subjective experience: holding environment and container of projections -- Mental Experience and Therapeutic Action: Unconscious Communication, Internalization, and Non-Verbal Processes -- The impact of the mind of the analyst: from unconscious processes to intrapsychic change -- From under long shadows: identification and disidentification in analysis -- Movement thinking and therapeutic action in psychoanalysis -- Reflections: Psychoanalytic Dogma and Flexibility -- A centenarian's retrospective on psychoanalysis: an interview with Hedda Bolgar 1

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