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Treating People with Psychosis in Institutions

A Psychoanalytic Perspective, 1st Edition

By Belinda S. Mackie


296 pages

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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

About the Author

S. Mackie, Belinda

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health