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Author Aleksandrowicz, Dov R.

Title The Injured Self : the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Developmental Deviations / Dov R. Aleksandrowicz and Malca K. Aleksandrowicz ; with a contribution by Dasi Ravid
Published London : Karnac Books, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 256 pages)
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; CHAPTER ONE Psychotherapy of a borderline child: Uri; CHAPTER TWO Early development and the developmental matrix; CHAPTER THREE Clinical manifestations of developmental deviations; CHAPTER FOUR Emotional effects of developmental deviations: the injured self; CHAPTER FIVE Effect of deviations on the progression of developmental stages; CHAPTER SIX Coping with maladaptive development; CHAPTER SEVEN Raising a child with idiosyncratic development: a mission barely possible; CHAPTER EIGHT Diagnosis of developmental deviations
Summary The book examines the clinical implications of innate developmental individuality. The authors present a model of what they call "developmentally informed" therapy, based on the assumption that biologically determined (or co-determined) maladjusted behaviours and deficiencies of ego functions cannot be resolved by interpretation of an unconscious conflict, but need to be "validated", analysed, and integrated with the personality. Several clinical case histories illustrate the authors' approach. The case presentations are followed by a discussion of counselling parents of children with developm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-246) and index
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Subject Child psychopathology.
Child development.
Developmentally disabled children -- Case studies
Developmental neurophysiology.
Developmental Disabilities -- psychology
Developmental Disabilities -- therapy
Psychotherapy -- methods
Child Development
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- Child & Adolescent.
Child development.
Child psychopathology.
Developmental neurophysiology.
Developmentally disabled children.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Aleksandrowicz, Malca A.
Ravid, Dasi
ISBN 9781849408806
Other Titles Psychopathology and psychotherapy of developmental deviations