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Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

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By (author) Margaret J. Black, By (author) Steven Mitchell

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  • Publisher: BASIC BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 236mm x 23mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 9 August 1996
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0465014054
  • ISBN 13: 9780465014057
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 40,559

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Freud's concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation over the past fifty years. With Freud and Beyond, Stephen A. Mitchell and Margaret J. Black make contemporary psychoanalytic thinking--the body of work that has been done since Freud--available for the first time. Richly illustrated with case examples, this lively, jargon-free introduction makes modern psychoanalytic thought accessible at last.

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Stephen A. Mitchell is the author of Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis, a training and supervising analyst at the William Alanson White Institute, and on the faculty at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Margaret J. Black is Board Director and Director of Continuing Education at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies. Stephen A. Mitchell is the author of Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis, a training and supervising analyst at the William Alanson White Institute, and on the faculty at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Margaret J. Black is Board Director and Director of Continuing Education at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies.

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Freud's concepts have become part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning f dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation over the past fifty years.

Table of contents

* Sigmund Freud and the Classical Psychoanalytic Tradition * Ego Psychology * Harry Stack Sullivan and Interpersonal Psychoanalysis * Melanie Klein and Contemporary Kleinian Theory * The British Object Relations School: W.R.D. Fairbairn and D.W. Winnicott * Psychologies of Identity and Self: Erik Erikson and Heinz Kohut * Contemporary Freudian Revisionists: Otto Kernberg, Roy Shafer, Hans Loewald, and Jacques Lacan * Controversies In Theory * Controversies in Technique