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Title Unrepresented states and the construction of meaning : clinical and theoretical contributions / edited by Howard B. Levine, Gail S. Reed, & Dominique Scarfone
Published London : Karnac Books, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Series Psychoanalytic ideas and applications series
Psychoanalytic ideas and applications series.
Contents COVER; contents; psychoanalytic ideas and applications series; editors and contributors; I Clinical and theoretical aspects of representation: an introduction; 1 Introduction: from a universe of presences to a universe of absences; 2 An empty mirror: reflections on nonrepresentation; 3 The colourless canvas: representation, therapeutic action, and the creation of mind; II Presence and absence: theoretical studies; 4 From traces to signs: presenting and representing; 5 Psychic figurability and unrepresented states; 6 "If one only knew what exists!"; 7 "Non-represented" mental states
III Clinical explorations8 Drive, representation, and the demands of representation; 9 Discovering an umbrella; 10 In search of symbolization: the analyst's task of dreaming; 11 The inaccessible unconscious and reverie as a path of figurability; 12 The process of representation in early childhood; references; index
Summary In the last several decades, the analytic field has widened considerably in scope. The therapeutic task is now seen by an increasing number of analysts to require that patient and analyst work together to strengthen, or to create, psychic structure that was previously weak, missing, or functionally inoperative. This view, which may apply to all patients, but is especially relevant to the treatment of non-neurotic patients and states of mind, stands in stark contrast to the more traditional assumption that the therapeutic task involves the uncovering of the unconscious dimension of a present p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Green, André.
Psychoanalysis -- Methodology.
Psychoanalysis.
Form Electronic book
Author Levine, Howard B.
Reed, Gail S.
Scarfone, Dominique.
ISBN 1782410570 (electronic bk.)
9781782410577 (electronic bk.)