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Autistic states in children

Author: Frances Tustin
Publisher: London ; New York : Tavistock/Routledge, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This revised edition of Tustin's classic text of the same name encorporates the author's new thinking about autism based on recent infant' observational studies and her own clinical experience.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Tustin
ISBN: 0415081289 9780415081283 0415081297 9780415081290
OCLC Number: 24905650
Description: xi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION: 1. Observational studies of autistic children: the sort of children this book is about. 2. Revised understandings of the aetiology of psychogenic autism. PART 1. CHILDHOOD PSYCHOSIS: 3. Theoretical aspects of childhood psychosis. 4. Auto-sensuous aspects of childhood psychosis. 5. Autogenerated encapsulation. 6. Confusional entanglement. 7. Auto-sensousness as a basis for classification of childhood psychosis. PART 2: 8. The pathological operation of auto-sensiouness. 9. Psychological birth and psychological catastrophe. 10. Autistic objects. 11. Confusional objects. 12. the asymbolic nature of auto-sensousness. 13. Awareness in autistic states. 14. Psychotherapy with autistic states in children. 15. Transference phenomena in autistic states. PART 3: 16. Sam. 17. 'Thinkings'. 18. The struggles of an autistic child to develop a mind of his own. 19. Autistic elements in neurotic disorders of childhood.
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