1st Edition

Treating The Other Third
Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

ISBN 9781782202196
Published March 19, 2015 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents two thoughtful and long clinical case presentations of adolescents with serious psychiatric problems and some social-psychiatric meditations on homosexuality, divorce, and day care. It explores the challenges confronting the therapist in maintaining a workable therapeutic frame.

Table of Contents

Prologue -- Treating the Other Third -- Introduction -- Treating severe psychopathology -- Bulimia in adolescents -- Vicissitudes in Development: Understanding Some Outliers -- Revisiting homosexuality: one possible developmental pathway -- The relationship between suicide and homicide -- Dilemmas at the Interface of Individual Psychology and Sociology -- The impact on civilization of its malcontents, or normalizing psychopathology and pathologizing normalcy in present-day America: an unfortunate natural outcome of developmental needs -- Epilogue

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