1st Edition

Touch
Attachment and the Body





ISBN 9781855753617
Published March 10, 2004 by Routledge
76 Pages

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Book Description

This book compiles the papers presented at John Bowlby Memorial Conference 2003, exploring the complex and interwoven themes of touch, attachment and the body and their emergence in clinical work. It offers a new theory of the body, and of the role of the body in psychoanalytical practice.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Attachment theory and The John Bowlby Memorial Lecture: a short history -- Introduction to the John Bowlby Memorial Conference 2003 -- Intimate contact from birth -- The John Bowlby Memorial Lecture 2003 The body in clinical practice -- The John Bowlby Memorial Lecture 2003 The body in clinical practice -- Touch and the impact of trauma in therapeutic relationships with adults -- The neurobiology of attachment, touch and the body in early development -- Bowlby Memorial Conference 2003 -- Touch: attachment and the body -- Touch: Attachment and the body A review of CAPP’s Tenth Bowlby Memorial Conference 2003 -- Introduction to The Centre for Attachment-based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

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