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A psychology of difference : the American lectures

Author: Otto Rank; Robert Kramer
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A leading disciple and confidant of Freud, Otto Rank revolutionized the field of psychoanalytic theory in "The Trauma of Birth" (1924). This collection of lectures constitutes a "readable Rank,"  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Otto Rank; Sigmund Freud
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Rank; Robert Kramer
ISBN: 0691044708 9780691044705
OCLC Number: 469357062
Description: xviii, 296 s. : portraits
Contents: ForewordChronology of Rank's Life (1884-1939)Editor's Notes to the ReaderIntroduction. Insight and Blindness: Visions of Rank3Pt. 1The Trauma of Birth: "A Much Stronger Repression Than Even Infantile Sexuality"1Psychoanalysis as General Psychology (1924)512The Therapeutic Application of Psychoanalysis (1924)663The Trauma of Birth and Its Importance for Psychoanalytic Therapy (1924)784Psychoanalysis as a Cultural Factor (1924)85Pt. 2Exploring the Dark Continent of Maternal Power: "The 'Bad Mother' Freud Has Never Seen"5Foundations of a Genetic Psychology (1926)996Development of the Ego (1926)1077The Problem of the Etiology of the Neurosis (1926)1128The Anxiety Problem (1926)1169The Genesis of the Guilt-Feeling (1926)13110The Genesis of the Object Relation (1926)140Pt. 3From Projection and Identification to Self-Determination: "Emotions Are the Center and Real Sphere of Psychology"11Love, Guilt, and the Denial of Feelings (1927)15312Emotional Suffering and Therapy (1927)16613The Significance of the Love Life (1927)17714Social Adaptation and Creativity (1927)18915The Prometheus Complex (1927)20116Parental Attitudes and the Child's Reactions (1927)211Pt. 4Toward a Theory of Relationship and Relativity: "I Am No Longer Trying to Prove Freud was Wrong and I Right"17Speech at First International Congress on Mental Hygiene (1930)22118Beyond Psychoanalysis (1928)22819The Yale Lecture (1929)24020Neurosis as a Failure in Creativity (1935)25121Active and Passive Therapy (1935)26022Modern Psychology and Social Change (1938)264Prior Publication of Lectures277References279Index285
Responsibility: Otto Rank ; selected, edited, and introduced by Robert Kramer ; with a foreword by Rollo May


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