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Truth and the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis

Truth and the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis (Hardback)

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What is the truth of the unconscious? Truth and the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis explores the intersection of these two concepts within a Bionian framework. Giuseppe Civitarese maps out the unconscious in psychoanalysis, and focuses on the differences between the Freudian, Kleinian, Bionian and Lacanian schools of thought on this topic, as well as drawing on findings from neuroscience. The book explores topics including the inaccessibility of the unconscious, dreams, body issues, issues of personality, the influence of field theory and the clinical implications of this theorising. It contains innovative comparison between Freudian metapsychology and the Bionian theory on thinking, and novel use of Bion's hallucinosis as an important new technical tool. An internationally recognised author, Civitarese provides fresh ideas throughout on a challenging subject, supported with vivid clinical material. Truth and the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis will be of interest to anyone following the growing post-Bionian movement within contemporary psychoanalysis, enabling them to familiarize themselves with some of the most important current issues in psychoanalytic research.

Truth and the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis will appeal to psychotherapists, psychologists and psychoanalysts, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students studying in the field.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineClinical psychologyMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePsychotherapyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPsychological theory & schools of thoughtPsychoanalytical theory or Freudian psychology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 16/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781138954939  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Giuseppe Civitarese is a training and supervising analyst in the Italian Psychoanalytic Society (SPI), and a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA). He lives in Pavia, Italy. He has published several books including the Routledge titles The Intimate Room (2010) and The Violence of Emotions (2012).

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