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Author Kernberg, Otto F., 1928-

Title Contemporary controversies in psychoanalytic theory, techniques, and their applications / Otto F. Kernberg
Published New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (x, 342 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Theory and applications. Freud's theories and their contemporary variations -- Psychoanalytic object relations theories -- Concept of drive in the light of contemporary psychoanalytic theorizing -- Unresolved issues in the psychoanalytic theory of homosexuality and bisexuality -- "Mourning and Melancholia" revisited -- Resistances to research in psychoanalysis -- Authoritarianism, culture, and personality in psychoanalytic education -- Concerned critique of psychoanalytic education -- Some proposed complementary solutions to the problems of psychoanalytic education -- Sanctioned social violence : a psychoanalytic view -- Some psychoanalytic contributions to the prevention of socially sanctioned violence -- pt. 2. Technique. Listening in psychoanalysis : the importance of not understanding -- Analyst's authority in the psychoanalytic situation -- Validation in the clinical process -- Interpretation of the transference (with particular reference to Merton Gill's contribution) -- Influence of the gender of patient and analyst on the psychoanalytic relationship -- Convergences and divergences in contemporary psychoanalytic technique -- Recent developments in the technical approaches of English-language psychoanalytic schools
Summary Otto Kernberg reviews some of the recent developments and controversies in psychoanalytic theory and technique
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Psychoanalysis.
Psychoanalytic Theory
Psychoanalytic Therapy -- trends
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- General.
Psychoanalytische therapie.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780300128369