Therapy or Coercion?: Does Psychoanalysis Differ from Brainwashing?

Therapy or Coercion?

Does Psychoanalysis Differ from Brainwashing?

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ISBN10: 1855751437 ISBN13: 9781855751439 Publisher: Karnac Books Published: Jun 1 1997 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

This book questions whether 'autonomy' is a pivotal psychotherapeutic value. Basing his discussion upon the key Kleinian concept of 'projective identification', the author argues that 'integration' should be the aim of psychoanalysis, and - furthermore - that actions can be judged ethical or unethical according to whether they foster or hinder integration.

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