1st Edition

Treating People with Psychosis in Institutions
A Psychoanalytic Perspective

ISBN 9781782202240
Published January 11, 2016 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on the priority that psychoanalysis places on the individual, how the treatment is conceived theoretically and the ways it can be incorporated in the overall organisation of an institution. It brings together the histories of a number of psychoanalytically informed hospitals.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Psychiatry and the influence of psychoanalysis -- Psychoanalytic approaches to the treatment of psychosis -- The origin of psychoanalysis in institutions -- Group organisation and the social system -- Psychoanalysis and institutional models -- Hospital based individual treatment -- Institutions oriented to Freud and Lacan -- The therapeutic community -- Institutional approaches with children and adolescents -- Conclusion -- List of institutions

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