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Releasing the Self: The Healing Legacy of Heinz Kohut


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This book revisits in depth Kohut’s own accounts of his theory and clinical work and links them with other contemporary perspectives within psychoanalysis.


  • Rage, shame and presymbolic dread
  • Discerning invisible structures
  • Perversion, the vertical split and the psychoeconomic dimension
  • The healing process in Kohut’s psychoanalysis
  • Empathy and the intersubjectivists
  • Kohut and the internal object
  • Impasse and Oedipus
  • Schizophrenia and depression
  • The fragmented self and the thwarted self
  • The developmental neurobiology of the self object relationship
  • Self psychology perspectives on childhood trauma
  • Further reflections on psychoanalytic cure

Author: Mollon, Phil

Topic: Psychology
Media: Book
ISBN: 1861562292
Language: English
Pages: 292

Additional information

Weight 1.07 lbs
Dimensions 9.12 × 6.32 × 0.73 in


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