Relational Perspectives in Psychoanalysis

Relational Perspectives in Psychoanalysis

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A watershed in the articulation of the relational psychoanalytic paradigm, this volume offers a rich overview of issues currently being addressed by clinicians and theoreticians writing from a variety of complementary relational viewpoints. Chapter topics cover the roots of the relational orientation in early psychoanalytic thinking, the impact of relational consideration on developmental theory, relational conceptions of "self" and "other," and clinical applications of relational more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20.57mm | 566g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138872318
  • 9781138872318
  • 1,555,938

Table of contents

Foreword - Emmanuel Ghent Introduction - Neil J. Skolnick and Susan C. Warshaw True Selves, False Selves, and the Ambiguity of Authenticity - Stephen A. Mitchell Self Psychology: The Self and Its Vicissitudes Within a Relational Matrix - James L. Fosshage Recognition and Destructoin: An Outline of Intersubjectivity - Jessica Benjamin A Dyadic Systems View of Communication - Beatrice Beebe, Joseph Jaffe, and Frank M. Lachmann The Contribution of Mother-Infant Mutual Influence in the Origins of Self- and Objection Representations - Beatrice Beebe and Frank M. Lachmann Dialogues as Transitional Space: A Rapprochement of Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psycholinguistics - Adrienne Harris Mutative Factors in Child Psychoanalysis: A Comparison of Diverse Relational Perspectives - Susan C. Warshaw Relational Perspectives on Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - Neil Altman Attachment Research: An Approach to a Developmental Relational Perspective - Doris K. Silverman Secrets in Clinical Work: A Relational Point of View - Neil J. Skolnick and Jody Messler Davies Money Matters in Psychoanalysis - Lewis Aron and Irwin Hirsch On the Occurrence of the Isakower Phenomenon in a Schizoid Patient - Philip M. Bromber Eros Reclaimed: Recovering Freud's Relational Theory - Steven Reisner Some Historical Aspects of Contemporary Pluralistic Psychoanalysis - Benjamin Wolsteinshow more