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The Limits of Interpretation: New Edition
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The Limits of Interpretation: New Edition (Paperback)

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The theoretical and practical basis of psychoanalysis as described by Freud lies in interpretation - a statement to the patient that places his or her behaviour or words in a different context. In their enthusiasm for this procedure, psychoanalysts have tended to underestimate the limitations of this technique and overlooked other ways of helping the patient.

In this ground-breaking book, Peter Lomas discusses the importance of the relationship between patient and therapist, and puts forward the merits of a more open, honest, and personal engagement.

The book, first published in 1987, has become a classic. In this new edition, much of the material has been re-written. While the general tenor and central argument remain, the author has conscientiously revised and, in places, sharpened his argument. The result is a book that is even clearer and more compelling than the original.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPsychological theory & schools of thoughtPsychoanalytical theory or Freudian psychology Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 25/01/2001 ISBN-13: 9781841193786  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Lomas is a distinguished psychotherapist and the author of a number of books, including True and False Experience, On Cultivating Intuition and Doing Good? He obtained an MD and worked in the neurosurgical unit of the Manchester Royal Infirmary and then in general practice before training at the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London. He now practices as a psychotherapist in Cambridge.

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