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Author Henningsen, Franziska, author

Title Analysing patients with traumas : separation, illness, violence / Franziska Henningsen ; translated by Andrew Jenkins
Published London : Karnac Books, 2018


Description 1 online resource
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I SICK CHILDREN -- SICK MOTHERS -- ch. One "No sick children in my house today": death fears in children -- ch. Two "That's my mother's trauma, not mine": concretistic fusion, acting-out, symbolisation -- ch. Three "We aren't starving yet": silence in withdrawal and communicating in images -- ch. Four Splitting and fusion -- pt. II SEPARATION TRAUMAS -- ch. Five "This is my daughter. Take good care of her!" From objectless anxiety to separation anxiety -- ch. Six "Everyone knows my mother. Everyone except me." Concretistic fusion and denial of object loss -- ch. Seven "The greatest danger comes from myself": destruction and guilt -- ch. Eight Acting out and compulsive repetition -- pt. III EXPERIENCES OF VIOLENCE AND ABUSE IN CHILDHOOD -- ch. Nine helper in search of help: splitting and psychic reality -- ch. Ten "I want no part of this hell": en route to perversion -- ch. Eleven "I can look after myself": destruction and consolation in one and the same object? -- ch. Twelve Love and hate -- pt. IV EXPERIENCES OF VIOLENCE AND ABUSE IN ADULTHOOD: TORTURE AND WAR -- ch. Thirteen Post-traumatic stress disorder -- ch. Fourteen Negative countertransference: depletion and resilience -- pt. V CONCLUSION -- ch. Fifteen Consequences for psychoanalytic technique -- ch. Sixteen Trauma in society and politics: an outlook
Summary "The focus of this book is on detailed case histories of patients with severe traumas. The author takes us through the successive stages of analysis and gives us a graphic impression of the progress of her diagnostic and therapeutic insights into traumatic processes and their treatment. Her main interest is in the development of the transference/countertransference relationship. Traumatic experience has to be actualised within that relationship if it is to be treated successfully, only in this way can therapeutic change become a feasible proposition. Traumatic micro-processes and trauma-sequel phenomena in transference and countertransference are described and conceptualized. The author demonstrates her point with examples taken from clinical practice: illnesses experienced as traumatic; separation traumas; childhood experiences of violence; adult experiences of violence: war, torture, and displacement that can engender PTSD. This book is a genuinely original contribution to psychoanalytic treatment of traumas."-- Provided by publisher
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 9, 2018)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Traumatism -- Patients -- Case studies
Traumatic neuroses -- Case studies
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Traumatic neuroses
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Jenkins, Andrew, 1962- translator.
ISBN 1782414819
Other Titles Psychoanalysen mit traumatisierten Patienten. English