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Addictive States of Mind
Bowers, Marion, Robert Hales and Heather Wood (Eds)
Routledge / Karnac / Tavistock Clinic / Softcover / 2013-01-01 / 1780490054
Addiction / Couple & Family Studies
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276 pages
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"Perversion is taken to mean different things within psychoanalytic discourse. In this book the authors view perversions, not in terms of specific behaviours, but as a type of blueprint for object relations. While perversions may involve a quest for excitement through sex, drugs or gambling, for example, the focus here is on the underlying incapacity--or indeed at times refusal--to relate to the other as separate from the self and not as a narcissistic appendage. It is the anxieties aroused by intimacy and relatedness that drive the pursuit of ecstasy and excitement. Psychoanalytic thinking can help multidisciplinary teams to stand back and respond to the addictive state of mind in humane and containing ways that are not collusive. This book thus provides rich food for thought not only for the individual practitioner but also for those responsible for shaping services for addicted individuals."
-- Alessandra Lemma, from the Preface

Contents:

Series editor’s preface
Acknowledgements
About the editor and contributors
Foreword

Introduction: Marion Bower, Rob Hale, & Heather Wood
1) Challenges in a substance misuse service, Vanessa Crawford
2) Parental addiction and the impact on children, Biddy Youell
3) Won’t they just grow out of it? Binge drinking and the adolescent process, Marion Bower
4) A neglected field, Luis Rodríguez de la Sierra
5) The deprivation of female drug addicts: a case for specialist treatment, Angela Foster
6) Flying a kite: psychopathy as a defence against psychosis—observations on dual (and triple) diagnosis, Rob Hale & Rajeev Dhar
7) Gambling: addicted to the game, Jessica Yakeley & Richard Taylor
8) The nature of the addiction in “sex addiction” and paraphilias, Heather Wood
9) Anorexia nervosa: addiction or not an addiction? Susannah Rose
10) In search of a reliable container: staff supervision at a drug dependency unit, Rob Hale

References
Index

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