Individual Psychotherapy and the Science of Psychodynamics, 2Ed

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 1995-06-27
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Firmly established as a 'classic' textbook of dynamic psychotherapy the revision of this book brings important areas of theory and practice up to date. It offers an invaluable description of the technique of dynamic psychotherapy and its underlyingtheory. Practical applications using different techniques are presented for a range of situations from the straightforward to handling dangerous patients. The clinical stories on which the text is based ensure its appeal to anyone with a deep interestin people. It remains an excellent companion and resource for practitioners and students of psychotherapy. New material- includes fuller coverage of: the mother in the male Oedipus complex* masochism* disturbances in the relation with siblings*the'compulsion to repeat.'- further follow-up on many of the patients discussed in the first edition.

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition
How this book may be used
Psychotherapy in Everyday Lifep. 1
Inner Mechanisms in Everyday Lifep. 5
Unconscious Communicationp. 17
Elementary, Though Not Necessarily Easy, Psychotherapyp. 25
Elementary Psychotherapy Continued: Symptoms, Precipitating Factors, and Psychiatric Consultationp. 32
A Note on the Observations of Psychoanalysisp. 42
Common Syndromes I: Problems of Femininity and Sexuality in Womenp. 44
Common Syndromes II: Problems of Masculinity and Sexuality in Menp. 54
The Relation with the Therapist: 'Transference'p. 73
The Dialogue of Psychotherapy and the Two Trianglesp. 84
Three Linked Themes: Aggression, Elimination of Bodily Products, and Obsessional Phenomenap. 106
Three More Linked Themes: Aggression Arising from Sibling Rivalry; Passivity and Masochism; and the Compulsion to Repeatp. 122
An Introduction to Depressionp. 137
Regression and Long-Term Therapyp. 154
Deeper Layers of Depressionp. 166
Primitive Phenomenap. 185
Termination and Breaks in Treatmentp. 216
Assessment for Psychotherapy: I. General Principlesp. 232
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): II. The Importance of the Psychiatric Enquiry and Differential Diagnosisp. 240
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): III. The Psychodynamic Assessment and Psychotherapeutic Forecastingp. 256
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): IV. The Indications for Brief Psychotherapyp. 264
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): V. Contra-Indications to Uncovering Psychotherapyp. 269
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): VI. The Consequences of Making Contactp. 274
The Future of Psychotherapy and Psychodynamicsp. 280
Referencesp. 286
Indexp. 288
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