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Melanie Klein / Hanna Segal.


New York : Viking Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0670464740, 9780670464746

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Subjects Austria.
Child analysis.
Enfants -- Psychanalyse.
Klein, Melanie, 1882-1960.
Klein, Melanie.
Psychanalystes -- Autriche -- Biographies.
Psychanalystes.
Psychoanalysis -- Austria -- Biography.
Psychoanalysis.
Psychoanalysts -- Austria -- Biography.
Psychoanalysts.
Psychology, Child -- Austria -- Biography.
Description vii, 194 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-186) and index.
Summary Melanie Klein's pioneering work in the psychoanalysis of the child, made possible by the 'play technique' she developed for working with very young children, has yielded insights into the earliest and most basic psychic states. Her writings on topics such as mourning, guilt, anxiety, paranoia, and schizophrenia have been influential in theoretical and practical psychology. In this book, the first short introduction to a very important body of work, Hanna Segal- herself an eminent psychoanalyst and a former colleague of Klein's- traces the development of Klein's ideas within the historical context of the early years of psychoanalysis, showing where she followed and where she departed from Freud, and portrays her as a woman of great insight and originality. Dr. Segal also discusses Kleinian psychology today and its application to such areas as ethics, aesthetics, and group therapy. -- from Book Jacket.
Contents Introduction -- The early years -- The play technique -- Psychoanalysis of children -- New ideas 1919-34 -- The British Psychoanalytical Society -- The depression position -- The "Controversial Discussions" -- The paranoid-schizoid position -- New light on the structural theory of mind, anxiety, and guilt -- Envy and gratitude -- The last years -- Melanie Klein: the person and her work.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Austria
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6223195
(OCoLC)ocm06223195
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Segal, Hanna.
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