Releasing the Self : The Healing Legacy of Heinz Kohut, Paperback Book

Releasing the Self : The Healing Legacy of Heinz Kohut Paperback


This book revisits in depth Kohut's own accounts of his theory and clinical work and links them with other contemporary perspectives within psychoanalysis.

Contents: Rage, shame and presymbolic dreadDiscerning invisible structuresPerversion, the vertical split and the psychoeconomic dimensionThe healing process in Kohut's psychoanalysisEmpathy and the intersubjectivistsKohut and the internal objectImpasse and OedipusSchizophrenia and depressionThe fragmented self and the thwarted selfThe developmental neurobiology of the self object relationshipSelf psychology perspectives on childhood traumaFurther reflections on psychoanalytic cure




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