The New Dictionary of Kleinian Thought

Description

The New Dictionary of Kleinian Thought provides a comprehensive and wholly accessible exposition of Kleinian ideas. Offering a thorough update of R.D. Hinshelwood's highly acclaimed original, this book draws on the many developments in the field of Kleinian theory and practice since its publication. The book first addresses twelve major themes of Kleinian psychoanalytic thinking in scholarly essays organised both historically and thematically. Themes discussed include: unconscious phantasy, child analysis the paranoid schizoid and depressive positions, the oedipus complex projective identification, symbol formation. Following this, entries are listed alphabetically, allowing the reader to find out about a particular theme - from Karl Abraham to Whole Object - and to delve as lightly or as deeply as needed. As such this book will be essential reading for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists as well as all those with an interest in Kleinian thought.

Details

Author(s)
Elizabeth Bott Spillius, Jane Milton, Penelope Garvey, Cyril Couve, Deborah Steiner
Format
Paperback | 576 pages
Dimensions
159 x 235 x 33.02mm | 885g
Publication date
10 Mar 2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
ROUTLEDGE
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
0415592593
ISBN13
9780415592598
Bestsellers rank
165,945