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A Short Introduction to Psychoanalysis | The Psychoanalytic Field Theory Book Series
Civitarese, Giuseppe and Antonino Ferro
Routledge / Softcover / 2020-03-01 / 036741550X
Psychoanalysis
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The science of psychoanalysis is now more than a century old. During this period, it has been established as the instrument offering the most profound understanding of the human mind, and as the most effective tool for treating psychic suffering we have at our disposal. A Short Introduction to Psychoanalysis offers readers an introduction to this extraordinarily interesting discipline.

In this short volume, Giuseppe Civitarese and Antonino Ferro explore psychoanalysis, which is at the same time a theory of unconscious psychic processes, a technique for investigating these, and a method for curing various forms of psychic suffering, by explaining some of its main themes and ideas. As the only introductory text to the increasingly popular post-Bionian theory of the analytic field, A Short Introduction to Psychoanalysis examines the theory of dreams, the concept of the unconscious, the psychoanalytic clinic, the analysis of children and adolescents, and the history of psychoanalysis.

In seeking to give a broad idea of what psychoanalysis is, what it has become, and the direction it may take in the future, this book will appeal to all those curious about this fascinating discipline, and is particularly aimed at students of psychology, the humanities, and of psychoanalytic institutes, as well as qualified psychoanalysts and psychotherapists.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. What is psychoanalysis? 2. The invention of the unconscious 3. Dream and the emotional field 4. The tools of treatment 5. The analysis of children and adolescents 6. One psychoanalysis or many? Glossary Suggested Readings References

About the Authors

Giuseppe Civitarese, MD, PhD, is a training and supervising analyst (SPI, APsaA, IPA). He lives in Pavia, Italy. His books include The Intimate Room: Theory and Technique of the Analytic Field; The Violence of Emotions: Bion and Post-Bion Psychoanalysis; Truth and the Unconscious; and Sublime Subjects: Aesthetic Experience and Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis.

Antonino Ferro is a training analyst at the Italian Psychoanalytic Society, the American Psychoanalytic Association, and the International Psychoanalytical Association. He is the current president of Pavia’s Psychoanalytic Centre. He received the Sigourney Award in 2007.

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