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Time for Change

Tracking Transformations in Psychoanalysis - The Three-Level Model, 1st Edition

By Marina Altmann de Litvan


400 pages

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This book presents a research work on transformations in psychoanalysis and clinical observation of changes in psychoanalysis. It compares, based on the "three-level model", the different points of view of psychoanalysts from all over the world and from different psychoanalytical cultures.

Table of Contents

IPA Project Committee on Clinical Observation and Testing -- Series Editor’s Foreword -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Introducing the Three-Level Model for Observing Patient Transformations -- The three-level model (3-LM) for observing patient transformations -- Leticia: the emergence of questions about herself -- Irina: an adolescent -- Observing and Working with the 3-LM -- Tracking patient transformations: the function of observation in psychoanalysis -- Depression and trauma: the psychoanalysis of a patient suffering from chronic depression -- Close to observation: some reflections on the value of the three-level-model for studying change -- Working with the third level of the three-level model: the incidence of our theoretical model on our clinical thinking -- A Patient, A Concept, and A Case -- A traumatised patient in analysis: observing patients’ transformations -- The 3-LM: A Case, Report, and Discussion -- Transformations in Paula with “no history” -- A report on Paula with “no history” -- Discussion of Paula with “no history” -- Clinical Concepts -- Some reflections on the three-level model: organising psychoanalytic knowledge through clinical observations and generalisations -- The assessment of changes: diagnostic aspects -- An Application of the 3-LM at the End of Analytic Training -- The three-level model in psychoanalytic training -- The use of the 3-LM to teach candidates to observe transformations in clinical cases -- Further Developments of the 3-LM in Child Analysis -- Three-level model for observing child patient transformations -- Brief guidelines: IPA clinical observation groups -- Clinical observation group, San Francisco (CO-SF1), May–August 2012 -- Suggested questions for group discussion -- Forms to be used before and after the group discussion -- Clinical observation work groups (2011–2013)

About the Series

The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Ideas and Applications Series

The aim of the The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Ideas and Applications Series is to focus on the scientific production of significant authors whose works are outstanding contributions to the development of the psychoanalytic field and to set out relevant ideas and themes, generated during the history of psychoanalysis, that deserve to be discussed by present psychoanalysts.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health