Relating to Self-harm and Suicide : Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Practice, Theory and Prevention, Paperback Book

Relating to Self-harm and Suicide : Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Practice, Theory and Prevention Paperback

Edited by Stephen Briggs, Alessandra Lemma, William Crouch

Description

Alessandra Lemma - Winner of the Levy-Goldfarb Award for Child Psychoanalysis!Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide presents original studies and research from contemporary psychoanalysts, therapists and academics focusing on the psychoanalytic understanding of suicide and self-harm, and how this can be applied to clinical work and policy.

This powerful critique of current thinking suggests that suicide and self-harm must be understood as having meaning within interpersonal and intrapsychic relationships, offering a new and more hopeful dimension for prevention and recovery.

Divided into three sections, the book includes:a theoretical overviewexamples of psychoanalytic practice with self-harming and suicidal patientsapplications of psychoanalytic thinking to suicide and self-harm prevention. Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide will be helpful to psychoanalytic therapists, analysts and mental health professionals wanting to integrate psychoanalytic ideas into their work with self-harmers and the suicidal.

This text will also be of use to academics and professionals involved in suicidal prevention.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages, 2 Line drawings, black and white; 3 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology: death & dying
  • ISBN: 9780415422574

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