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Psychoanalytic concepts of depression

Myer Mendelson.
  • 352 Pages
  • 0.40 MB
  • English
J. Aronson , Northvale, N.J
Depression, Mental., Psychoanalysis., Depression., Psychoanalytic interpreta
SeriesThe Master work series
LC ClassificationsRC537 .M46 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 352 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL554410M
ISBN 101568211392
LC Control Number96136529

Mendelsohn, Myer PSYCHOANALYTIC CONCEPTS OF DEPRESSION New York: SP Books Division. Spectrum Publications. Mendelsohn's new book is a masterful and scholarly work reviewing the Author: Alan J Broadhead. Psychoanalysis is a form of psychotherapy based on understanding the unconscious mental processes that determine a person’s thoughts, actions, and : Kimberly Holland.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by:   How Psychoanalysis Understands Depression Mihaela Bernard, MA, LCPC She is a Professional Member of the American Counseling Association and a member of Chicago Psychoanalytic Circle of the.

The Neo-Freudians and How Their Theories Differ From Freud's. The Neo-Freudians included Karen Horney, Alfred Adler, and Erik Erikson.; Horney rejected Freud's notion of penis envy and presented her own theory that was centered on basic anxieties and neurotic needs.; Adler developed a theory based on the presumption that feelings of inferiority were the.

This book constitutes an expansion of the highly esteemed Glossary of the American Psychoanalytic Association into a mini-encyclopedia that presents both historical and current meanings of the most widely accepted psychoanalytic terms and concepts. The format has been revised, new concepts and terms have been added, and previous definitions have been 4/5(5).

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Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Myer Book The Fast Free - Psychoanalytic concepts of depression by Mendelson, Myer Book The Fast Free. $ Free shipping. Because psychoanalytic therapy is so personal, the relationship between the therapist and the patient is an important part of the treatment process.

Exploring the patient's fantasy life. Where other therapies are often highly structured and goal-oriented, psychoanalytic therapy allows the patient to explore freely. Most psychoanalytic clinical concepts Psychoanalytic concepts of depression book diffi cult to operationalize. Nevertheless, several of the basic assumptions of these formulations have been subjected to empirical testing.

These early psychoanalytic concepts draw on the clinical work of both Freud and Abraham in order to attempt to find exactly what causes melancholia. These theories work on both a societal and individual level and offer some explanations for the prevalence and causation of In In (of.

Psychoanalytic Association Size: KB. This book is a must for any clinician treating depression. In the three chapters included in the Introduction and Overview section the authors introduce the structure and purpose of the book, briefly review psychodynamic models of depression, and present an overview of psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression.

The author has done the psychiatric and psychoanalytic professions a great service in abstracting the main theoretical discussions containing psychoanalytic concepts of depression.

He includes those writers who have contributed most to the theory on depression. They are Abraham, Freud, Rado, Gero, Cited by: 1.

Mental disorders like depression are seen as rooted in the individual past of a patient, that is, either as a residuum of early experience or as the expression of primitive modes of psychic functioning (Fonagy & Target, ).

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Within this framework, psychoanalytic concepts focus on the consequences of early interactions with significant others. You read "Basic concepts of psychodynamic psychotherapy" in category "Papers" (Gabbard,p. 4) Sexuality and aggression are drives requiring deep level defensive efforts from the ego to prevent them from becoming intrusive to the person’s functioning.

Depression (MDD) Gun Violence; Samberg note in their masterful history of lexicography—which constitutes a major part of the introduction to their book Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts—the descriptive and prescriptive are part of every dictionary’s aim, whether overt or covert.

As these editors note, the prescriptive, along with the Author: Steven T. Levy. Seminar Leader: C. Levitt PhD, RP Course Description These two seminars examine Freud's concepts of object loss, mourning and melancholia and psychoanalytic thinking on depression after Freud.

Clinical depression has some of the same characteristics as mourning, but Freud suggested some of the significant differences between normal mourning and depression. psychoanalysis demonstrated evidence that psychoanalytic treatment yields significant pre/post and pre/follow-up change in patients presenting with complex mental health disorders.

The book's strength resides in its historical and theoretical contextualization of depression, from the ancient to modern psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic approaches. The first part of the book comprises three chapters treating depression as a social and spiritual problem with serious implications for how clinicians should approach this.

Melancholia and Depression could easily be used as a source book on the subject."—S. Warren Seides, Psychoanalytic Quarterly " Jackson has written what can be considered a source book on medical ideas regarding melancholia and depression.

Historically, psychodynamic theories were extensively criticized for their lack of interest in exposing their theories to scientific testing. This is known as a lack of empiricism. However, this has started to change recently.

Another modern version of psychodynamic theory, Coyne's interpersonal theory of depression has been studied extensively. Psychoanalysis is a controversial discipline and its validity as a science is contested. Nonetheless, it remains a strong influence within psychiatry, more so in some quarters than others.

Psychoanalytic concepts are also widely used outside the therapeutic arena, in areas such as psychoanalytic literary criticism, as well as in the analysis of film, fairy tales and other ICDCM: Understanding Psychosis: A Psychoanalytic Approach takes the various pathways to psychotic illness outlined by psychoanalytic clinicians and scholars and integrates them into a model that allows a systematic assessment of relevant psychodynamic dimensions in the diagnosis of psychotic disorders, and which serves as a guide to psychotherapy with.

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Psychodynamic therapy focuses on unconscious processes as they are manifested in the client's present behavior. The goals of psychodynamic therapy are client self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior.

In its brief form, a psychodynamic approach enables the client to examine unresolved conflicts and symptoms that arise from. Concepts in psychoanalysis. Disciplines > Psychoanalysis > Concepts.

Description | Discussion | See also. Psychoanalysis is a discipline in which there are many difficult and often-misunderstood concepts. Here are some straightforward explanations of many of them. Abjection: a state of deep and sickening horror. Psychoanalytic therapy is a form of in-depth talk therapy that aims to bring unconscious or deeply buried thoughts and feelings to the conscious mind so.

Psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy are especially suited to people who want to get to the root of long-term problems and patterns that continually crops up and get in the way of living a fulfilled life.

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Get Information Here. National Meeting. Meeting Information. Earn continuing education credits online. Find an Analyst. In this first part of the review the work of the major contributors to the psychoanalytic theory of depression is discussed.

The writings of Abraham, Freud, Rado, Klein, Jacobson, Benedek, Bibring, Spitz, Sandler and Bowlby, among others, are Cited by: 4. Although we advocate incorporating a psychoanalytic viewpoint to such an approach, we feel this is difficult, since a unified, comprehensive, and precise psychoanalytic theory of depression has not fully by: 1.

How Psychoanalysis Understands Anxiety Mihaela Bernard, MA, LCPC She is a Professional Member of the American Counseling Association and a member of Chicago Psychoanalytic Circle of the Freudian.Outlines the common elements found in working with borderline patients and the therapeutic techniques that have proven helpful even with those patients who resist conventional therapies.

There are many insights into the theories regarding the dynamics of the borderline patient and how these theories are applied to the therapeutic endeavor.

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