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Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice

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ISBN-10: 0029121507

ISBN-13: 9780029121504

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Eda G. Goldstein

List price: $32.95
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When first published this book filled a void in the field. While ego psychology theory still holds a pre-eminent position in clinical social work practice, the field has changed in many ways. In this book, Goldstein addresses these major changes.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 3/1/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Eda G. Goldstein is currently a professor at the N.Y.U. School of Social Work. A frequent lecturer on borderline and narcissistic disorders, Dr. Goldstein has authored numerous articles and chapters as well as the widely read text, Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice .

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Scope and Evolution of Ego Psychology
The Emergence and Assimilation of Ego Psychology into Social Work Practice
The Ego and Its Functions
The Ego and Its Defenses
Ego Mastery and the Processes of Coping and Adaptation
Object Relations and Ego Development
The Nature of Ego-Oriented Assessment
The Nature of Ego-Oriented Intervention
The Nature of the Client-Worker Relationship
Ego-Oriented Intervention with Diverse and Oppressed Populations
Ego-Oriented Intervention with Special Populations
The Diagnosis and Treatment of the Borderline Client
Bibliography
Author Index
Subject Index