The Resource Vulnerability to psychosis : a psychoanalytic study of the nature and therapy of the psychotic state, Franco De Masi

Vulnerability to psychosis : a psychoanalytic study of the nature and therapy of the psychotic state, Franco De Masi

Label
Vulnerability to psychosis : a psychoanalytic study of the nature and therapy of the psychotic state
Title
Vulnerability to psychosis
Title remainder
a psychoanalytic study of the nature and therapy of the psychotic state
Statement of responsibility
Franco De Masi
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
'Franco De Masi is well known for his psychoanalytic work with patients suffering psychotic illnesses. In this book, he addresses the human vulnerability to psychosis, but the modest title of his book belies the depth of its investigations and conclusions. De Masi invites the reader into a thoughtful, systematic exploration of many aspects of the complex problems associated with psychotic illnesses: its ontogenesis and the emotional crises that lead to the dominance of psychotic thinking, the function of psychosis with regard to reality, its eruption or progression (depending upon the type of
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616.8914
Index
index present
LC call number
RC512
LC item number
.D4613 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Vulnerability to psychosis : a psychoanalytic study of the nature and therapy of the psychotic state, Franco De Masi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some psychoanalytic models of psychosis -- The primitive and the pathological in psychosis -- An example of psychotic transformation -- The unconscious and psychosis -- The meaning of dreams in the psychotic state -- Intimidation at the helm: superego and hallucinations in the analytic treatment of a psychosis -- Difficulties in therapy: relapses into psychosis -- Intuitive and delusional thought -- Transference psychosis -- The fate of the transference in psychosis -- Psychotic withdrawal and jeopardization of the sense of reality -- Disturbance of identity in the psychotic process -- Trauma and psychosis -- Some modes of entry into psychosis -- Concluding remarks
Control code
ocn729244809
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849408165
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36018624
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)729244809
  • pebcs1849408165

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