Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Conflict (Hardcover)

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Conflict (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Since its inception, and throughout its history, psychoanalysis has been defined as a psychology of conflict. Freud’s tripartite structure of id, ego and superego, and then modern conflict theory, placed conflict at the center of mental life and its understanding at the heart of therapeutic action.As psychoanalysis has developed into the various schools of thought, the understanding of the importance of mental conflict has broadened and changed.?

In Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Conflict, a highly distinguished group of authors outline the main contemporary theoretical understandings of the role of conflict in psychoanalysis, and what this can teach us for everyday psychoanalytic practice. The book fills a gap in psychoanalytic thinking as to the essence of conflict and therapeutic action, at a time when many theorists are re-conceptualizing conflict in relation to aspects of mental life as an essential component across theories.

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Conflict will be of interest to psychologists, psychoanalysts, social workers, and other students and professionals involved in the study and practice of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, cognitive science and neuroscience.

Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Psychology
Series Title: Psychological Issues
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2017
TCIN: 52281990
UPC: 9781138795204
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-7708
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$166.25
MSRPReg: $175.00 Save $8.75 (5% off)
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.