New PDF release: Psychoanalytic understanding of violence and suicide

By Rosine Jozef Perelberg, Leonard Shengold

Although there's a massive literature on aggression, relatively little has been written at the factor of violence or even fewer scientific discussions were released at the violent patient.

This pioneering booklet offers a set of case experiences at the in depth psychoanalytic remedy of sufferers who've devoted severe acts of violence opposed to themselves or others. each one specific medical account demonstrates the effectiveness of the psychoanalytic remedy and furthers our figuring out of the character of violence.

The Psychoanalytic knowing of Violence and Suicide also features a entire assessment of the prevailing literature on aggression and violence from the USA, England and France, featuring significant issues contained during this literature so as to be of curiosity to all these operating with violent and suicidal patients.

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Oxford: Oxford University Press. Glasser, M. (1985) ‘Aspects of violence’, paper given to the Applied Section of the British Society, London. Graves, R. ) (1959) New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology. Twickenham: Hamlyn. Green, A. (1986) ‘The analyst, symbolization and absence in the analytic setting’ in On Privtate Madness, London: The Hogarth Press and The Institute of Psycho-Analysis. Green, A. (1993) Le Travail du Negatif. Paris: Éditions du Minuit. Heimann, P. (1950) ‘Counter-transference’, International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 31.

P. 114) Anna Freud (1949a, 1949b, 1972) in a different way also subscribed to a ‘frustration theory’ which emphasises that a child is likely to react with aggression when an instinctual wish is not satisfied or is thwarted through interference by the environment. Aggression is here also seen as an ego function. In clinical practice, sexuality and aggression appear in a combined way. It is the fusion between the two which allows the child to assert himself in relation to love objects, to display curiosity towards others and towards his body, obtain satisfaction and possession of his food and destroy it by eating it (1949b, p.

London: Routledge in association with the Institute of Psycho-Analysis. Glasser, M. ) Sexual Deviation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Glasser, M. (1985) ‘Aspects of violence’, paper given to the Applied Section of the British Society, London. Graves, R. ) (1959) New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology. Twickenham: Hamlyn. Green, A. (1986) ‘The analyst, symbolization and absence in the analytic setting’ in On Privtate Madness, London: The Hogarth Press and The Institute of Psycho-Analysis. Green, A.

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