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Essential Papers on Addiction : Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Hardcover) - Daniel L. Yalisove

Essential Papers on Addiction

Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Hardcover)

By: Daniel L. Yalisove (Editor)


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Drug abuse, alcoholism, compulsive gambling, and other destructive addictions plague our society. Theories of addiction locate its cause variously--in factors related to the substance, the addict's personality, or to the addict's environment. Arguments about effective treatment programs are fierce.

Essential Papers on Addiction presents the most important writing and the various sides of the debate on the psychoanalytic understanding and treatment of addiction. Daniel Yalisove outlines the history of the treatment of addiction and introduces important psychoanalytic concepts used in understanding addicts. The book includes case studies which illustrate the course of addiction and presents the work of the most influential theorists in the field.

Divided into eight sections focusing on historical work on addiction, psychoanalytic theories of addiction, transference and countertransference issues in treating addiction, psychoanalytic treatment for the addictions, psychoanalytic therapy and disease concepts, and psychiatric illness and addiction, this definitive volume includes contributions by the most experienced and renowned experts on the subject. Contributors include S. Freud, E. Glover, S. Rado, R. P. Knight, L. Wurmser, N. E. Zinberg, H. Krystal, D. Jacobs, R. Fine, J. Gustafson, C. L. Brown, M. L. Selzer, V. Davidson, J. Imhof, R. Hirsch, R. E. Terenzi, M. E. Chafetz, A. Silber, R. J. Rosenthal, E. M. Pattison, M. B. Sobell, L. C. Sobell, J. E. Zweben, E. Simmel, B. Brickman, E. J. Khantzian, R. D. Weiss, S. M. Mirin, A. T. McLellan, and H. J. Richards.

Introductionp. 1
Historical Papers (1929-1937)
From Civilization and Its Discontentsp. 19
On the Aetiology of Drug-Addictionp. 24
The Psychoanalysis of Pharmacothymiap. 52
From Psychoanalytic Treatment in a Sanatoriump. 69
The Psychodynamics of Chronic Alcoholismp. 72
Psychoanalytic Theories of Addiction
Psychoanalytic Considerations of the Etiology of Compulsive Drug Usep. 87
Self Representation and the Capacity for Self Carep. 109
Addiction and Ego Functionp. 147
A General Theory of Addictions: A New Theoretical Modelp. 166
The Psychodynamics of Pathological Gambling: A Review of the Literaturep. 184
Case Studies
The Psychoanalysis of a Drug Addictp. 217
The Mirror Transference in the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Alcoholism: A Case Reportp. 243
Transference and Countertransference
A Transference Phenomenon in Alcoholics: Its Therapeutic Implicationsp. 269
The Personality of the Alcoholic as an Impediment to Psychotherapyp. 276
Transference Phenomena in the Treatment of Addictive Illness: Love and Hate in Methadone Maintenancep. 284
Countertransferential and Attitudinal Considerations in the Treatment of Drug Abuse and Addictionp. 292
Modifications in Psychoanalytic Technique
Practical and Theoretical Considerations in the Psychotherapy of Alcoholismp. 315
Rationale for the Technique of Psychotherapy with Alcoholicsp. 325
The Disease Concept and Psychoanalysis
The Traditional Model of Alcoholismp. 351
Psychoanalysis and Substance Abuse: Toward a More Effective Approachp. 354
Recovery Oriented Psychotherapyp. 372
Psychiatric Illness and Addiction
"Psychiatric Severity" as a Predictor of Outcome from Substance Abuse Treatmentsp. 391
The Self-Medication Hypothesis of Addictive Disorders: Focus on Heroin and Cocaine Dependencep. 429
Substance Abuse as an Attempt at Self-Medicationp. 441
Parallels and Paradigmsp. 453
Referencesp. 497
Indexp. 507
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ISBN: 9780814796726
ISBN-10: 0814796729
Series: Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 1st July 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.49  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.79