Individual Psychotherapy and the Science of Psychodynamics

ISBN-10: 075062387X

ISBN-13: 9780750623872

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: David H. Malan

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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.
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List price: $74.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 6/27/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Preface to the second edition
How this book may be used
Psychotherapy in Everyday Life
Inner Mechanisms in Everyday Life
Unconscious Communication
Elementary, Though Not Necessarily Easy, Psychotherapy
Elementary Psychotherapy Continued: Symptoms, Precipitating Factors, and Psychiatric Consultation
A Note on the Observations of Psychoanalysis
Common Syndromes I: Problems of Femininity and Sexuality in Women
Common Syndromes II: Problems of Masculinity and Sexuality in Men
The Relation with the Therapist: 'Transference'
The Dialogue of Psychotherapy and the Two Triangles
Three Linked Themes: Aggression, Elimination of Bodily Products, and Obsessional Phenomena
Three More Linked Themes: Aggression Arising from Sibling Rivalry; Passivity and Masochism; and the Compulsion to Repeat
An Introduction to Depression
Regression and Long-Term Therapy
Deeper Layers of Depression
Primitive Phenomena
Termination and Breaks in Treatment
Assessment for Psychotherapy: I. General Principles
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): II. The Importance of the Psychiatric Enquiry and Differential Diagnosis
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): III. The Psychodynamic Assessment and Psychotherapeutic Forecasting
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): IV. The Indications for Brief Psychotherapy
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): V. Contra-Indications to Uncovering Psychotherapy
Assessment for Psychotherapy (Contd): VI. The Consequences of Making Contact
The Future of Psychotherapy and Psychodynamics
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