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Object Relations and Self Psychology An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0534532934

ISBN-13: 9780534532932

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Michael St. Clair, Jodie Wigren

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This unique book makes object relations and self psychology accessible to readers not familiar with recent psychoanalytical literature. The theories presented in the book illuminate areas of childhood experiences such as 'relational' problems and narcissistic and borderline personality disorders. Readers will find clinical insights about object relations and self psychology through the presentation of issues, ideas, and controversies of these models of the person.
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.30" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Michael St. Clair has a clinical background in individual and family therapy, as well as in teaching personality theory and supervising students in field placements. He is a Professor of Psychology at Emmanuel College, Boston. He has published in the area of object relations and also in the history of millennarian groups.

Preface
Object Relations Theories and Self Psychology
The Freudian Starting Point: Concepts Relevant to Object Relations and Self Psychology Theories
Melanie Klein: Innovative and Transitional Theorist
W. R. D. Fairbairn: A "Pure" Object Relations Model
D. W. Winnicott: Pediatrician with a Unique Perspective
Margaret S. Mahler: The Psychological Birth of the Individual
Edith Jacobson: An Integrated Model
Otto Kernberg: A Synthesis
Heinz Kohut: Self Psychology and Narcissism
Stephen A. Mitchell: The Integrated Relational Model
A Case Study Narrative: Brenda
Bibliography
Glossary
Index