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Essential Papers on Object Loss : Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Paperback) - Rita V. Frankiel

Essential Papers on Object Loss

Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Paperback)

By: Rita V. Frankiel (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st March 1994
ISBN: 9780814726211
Number Of Pages: 547

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This choice collection contains some of the most significant contributions to psychoanalytic and psychological understandingof the effect of object loss on adults and children. Designed for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and students of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, this important volume focuses on those contributions most directly relevant to the clinical situation, without neglecting fundamental descriptive and theoretical contributions.

Rita V. Frankiel has culled the literature on object loss and assembled the most salient and conceptually powerful contributions to the field. Each paper is introduced with a brief summary of its contribution to the development of our understanding of object loss. This valuable resource thus provides the serious student of object loss with a ready source of the most important materials on the subject.

Contributors: Karl Abraham, Sol Altschul, John Bowlby, Helene Deutsch, J. Marvin Eisenstadt, George Engel, Joan Fleming, Sigmund Freud, Erna Furman, Robert Furman, Edith Jacobson, Melanie Klein, Paul Lerner, Erich Lindemann, Hans W. Loewald, Marie E. McAnn, George Pollock, Hanna Segal, Chistina Sekaer, Vamik D. Volkan, and Martha Wolfenstein.

"Offers an unusually comprehensive look at a significant twentieth-century industry and female preoccupation."-"American Historical Review",

Introductionp. 1
Grief Observedp. 7
Is Grief a Disease?p. 10
Symptomatology and Management of Acute Griefp. 18
Theoretical Foundationsp. 33
Mourning and Melancholiap. 38
The Ego and the Id: Part III (Abridged): The Ego and the Super-Ego (Ego Ideal)p. 52
Inhibitions, Symptoms, and Anxiety: Addendum C: Anxiety, Pain, and Mourningp. 59
Fetishismp. 63
Letter to Ludwig Binswangerp. 70
A Short Study of the Development of the Libido, Viewed in the Light of Mental Disorders (Abridged)p. 72
Mourning and Its Relation to Manic-Depressive Statesp. 95
Internalization, Separation, Mourning, and the Superegop. 124
Mourning and Adaptationp. 142
Characteristics of Pathological Mourningp. 181
Pathological Mourning and Childhood Mourningp. 185
Absence of Griefp. 223
The Return of the Lost Parentp. 233
Some Narcissistic Consequences of Object Loss: A Developmental Viewp. 252
Technical Issues in the Treatment of Complicated Mourning in Adultsp. 269
Activation of Mourning and Growth by Psycho-Analysisp. 273
The Treatment of Established Pathological Mournersp. 299
Mourning in Childhoodp. 325
Do Children Mourn? A Controversyp. 327
How Is Mourning Possible?p. 334
Additional Remarks on Mourning and the Young Childp. 363
A Child's Capacity for Mourningp. 376
Some Effects of the Parent's Death on the Child's Personality Developmentp. 382
On the Concept of Mourning in Childhood: Reactions of a Two-and-One-Half-Year-Old Girl to the Death of Her Fatherp. 403
Case Reports Illustrating Aspects of Mourning in Children, Adolescents, and Adultsp. 429
Treatment-via-the-Parent: A Case of Bereavementp. 433
Mourning Accomplished by Way of the Transferencep. 449
The Treatment of Early Object Loss: The Need to Searchp. 469
Object Loss and Creativity: Mourning and Reparationp. 483
A Psycho-Analytical Approach to Aestheticsp. 486
Parental Loss and Geniusp. 509
Editor's Referencesp. 534
Highly Recommended Readingsp. 540
Name Indexp. 543
About the Editorp. 547
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ISBN: 9780814726211
ISBN-10: 0814726216
Series: Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 547
Published: 1st March 1994
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 14.86  x 3.43
Weight (kg): 0.74