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Essential Papers on Dreams : Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis - Melvin R. Lansky

Essential Papers on Dreams

Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis

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This collection traces the history of psycho-analytically informed thinking about dreams, using selected contributions from Freud to the present to highlight both the legacy of The Interpretation of dreams and the evolving use of the dream as a research tool- of the mind first, later of the psychoanalytic process and of pathology and loge predicaments, and finally as a tool to be integrated with other methods of investigation.

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Preface
Psychoanalytic Classics
The Legacy of The Interpretation of Dreamsp. 3
Revision of the Theory of Dreamsp. 32
Dream Psychology and the Analytic Situationp. 53
Current Psychoanalytic Views
General
The Exceptional Position of the Dream in Psychoanalytic Practicep. 83
Manifest Content
Ego Feeling in Dreamsp. 111
The Dream Specimen of Psychoanalysisp. 137
Synthesis and Adaptation
Formation and Evaluation of Hypotheses in Dream Interpretationp. 183
Dreams in Clinical Psychoanalytic Practicep. 197
Dreams and Their Various Purposesp. 213
Object, Self, Affect
The Function of Dreamsp. 239
The Psychological Function of Dreams: A Revised Psychoanalytic Perspectivep. 249
Dreams and the Subjective Worldp. 272
Special Topics
Trauma and Pathology
Emergence of Hidden Ego Tendencies during Dream Analysisp. 299
Depersonalization and the Dreamp. 309
Nightmares
Nightmares and the Combat Neurosesp. 323
Toward a Theory of Nightmaresp. 343
Nightmares and Boundaries in the Mindp. 376
The Screening Function of Post-Traumatic Nightmaresp. 401
Dreams and Current Research
Experimental and Clinical Approaches to the Mind-Body Problem through Recent Research in Sleep and Dreamingp. 427
The Brain as a Dream Machine: An Activation-Synthesis Hypothesis of Dreamingp. 452
Vistas
Emerging Perspectives on the Dream as an Investigative Toolp. 477
Appendix 1. List of Writings by Freud Dealing Predominantly or Largely with Dreamsp. 495
Appendix 2. Psychoanalytic or Psychoanalytically Informed Books on Dreamsp. 497
Name Indexp. 499
Subject Indexp. 503
About the Editorp. 523
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ISBN: 9780814750612
ISBN-10: 0814750613
Series: Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st April 1992
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.82