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Psychoanalytic Theories Perspectives from Developmental Pyschopathology

ISBN-10: 0415934885

ISBN-13: 9780415934886

Edition: 2003

Authors: Peter Fonagy, Mary Target

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Psychoanalytic theory influenced many facets of 20th century culture, and shows every sign of continuing to have an impact in the 21st. However, in order to sustain this influence it has to adapt to the challenges of out current intellectual environment. This book attempts to build a bridge between psychoanalysis and a dominant perspective in modern psychiatry and psychology: developmental psychopathology. This perspective studies biological, psychological and social influences that act on individuals, shaping their pathways through life. While psychoanalytical perspectives are inherently developmental, this is often left implicit. This book highlights the developmental bases for psychoanalytical ideas, and examines their assumptions and claims in relation to observational and other data gathered within neighboring disciplines. The book reaches back to the work of Freud, and covers North American and European ideas including the Klein-Bion model, the British Object Relations tradition, the work of Kernbergand Kohut as well as modern Relational Psychoanalysis.
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List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/3/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 418
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Anthony Roth, PhD, is Joint Course Director of the Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology at University College London (UCL). He has contributed to the development of clinical training both in London and at a national level, and has worked in hospital and community settings for over 20 years. Dr. Roth (along with Peter Fonagy) was commissioned by the English Department of Health to identify evidence for the impact of the psychological therapies, a review that emerged as the first edition of [i]What Works for Whom?[/i] His recent research has focused on patient and therapist attachment patterns and the therapeutic alliance, the impact of therapist attachment patterns on therapist behavior, and the application of family interventions for people with schizophrenia. Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA, is Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Director of the Sub-Department of Clinical Health Psychology at UCL; Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, London; and Consultant to the Child and Family Program at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr. Fonagy is also a clinical psychologist and a training and supervising analyst in the British Psycho-Analytical Society. His work attempts to integrate empirical research with psychoanalytic theory, and his clinical interests center on issues of borderline psychopathology, violence, and early attachment relationships. His recent books include [i]Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis[/i].

Below are "Americanized" versions of the affiliations, for use in US promotions: Peter Fonagy, PhD, Sub-Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK, and Child and Family Center, Menninger Foundation, Topeka, KS Mary Target, PhD, Sub-Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK David Cottrell, MD, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Leeds, UK Jeannette Phillips, MD, West Kent Health and Social Care Trust, UK Zarrina Kurtz, MD, private practice, London, UK with contributions from Arabella Kurtz, Kathy Leach, and Liz Allison Below are bios as they appear in the book (though shortened): Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA, is Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Director of the Sub-department of Clinical Health Psychology at University College London, UK. He is also Director of the Child and Family Center at the Menninger Foundation, Kansas, and Director of Research at the Anna Freud Centre, London. Mary Target, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Sub-department of Clinical Health Psychology at University College London, and Deputy Director of Research at the Anna Freud Centre. David Cottrell, MA, FRCPsych, holds the Foundation Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Leeds, UK, where he is also Director of Learning and Teaching at the School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Psychology. Jeannette Phillips, MB, BS, MRCP(UK) MRCPsych, MRCPCH, is a consultant psychiatrist in Dartford and Gravesham, UK, where she and her team are working to rebuild a community service. Zarrina Kurtz, MB, BS, MSc FRCP, FRCPCH, FFPHM, is an independent consultant in public health and health policy. In recent years, she has focused on the development and implementation of policy and service evaluation in child and adolescent mental health.

Series Foreword
An introduction to this book and to the basic psychoanalytic model
Learning about psychoanalysis
The basic assumptions of psychoanalysis
The assumption of developmental continuity
The developmental approach to psychopathology
General critique of psychoanalytic theory
An overview of psychoanalytic theories
Overview of the major shifts in Freud's model of development
The structural approach
The structural approach to development
Structural model of developmental psychopathology
Criticism and evaluation
Modifications and developments of the structural model
Anna Freud's developmental model
The Mahlerian model
The work of Joseph Sandler
Introduction to object relations theory
The definition of object relations theory
Compromises between classical and object relations approaches
The Klein-Bion model
The Kleinian model of development
Kleinian models of psychopathology
Evidence consistent with Kleinian formulations
Criticism and evaluation
The 'Independent' school of British psychoanalysis
The developmental model of the British school
British Independent contributions to developmental psychopathology
Evidence consistent and inconsistent with the 'Winnicottian' model of development and psychopathology
Criticism and evaluation
North American object relations theorists
Kohut's self-psychology
Kernberg's integration of the object relations and structural schools
The interpersonal-relational approach: from Sullivan to Mitchell
Overview of the relationist approach
Evaluation of interpersonal-relational theory
Bowlby's attachment theory model
Introduction to psychoanalytic approaches based in developmental research
Bowlby's developmental model
Other psychoanalytic views of Bowlby's theory
Empirical developments in attachment theory
Attachment and psychopathology
Psychoanalytic advances in attachment theories
Evaluation of attachment theory and research
Schema theory and psychoanalysis
Horowitz's theory of personal schemas
Stern's approach
Ryle's cognitive analytic theory: a full implementation of the procedural model of pathology and therapy
Fonagy and Target's model of mentalization
Fonagy and Target's developmental schema
A model of developmental pathology in Fonagy and Target's framework
Evaluation of the mentalization model
On the practice of psychoanalytic theory
The relationship of theory and practice in psychoanalysis
Research on the outcome of psychoanalysis
Conclusions and future directions
The promise of psychoanalysis
Concluding reflections