Aggression: From Fantasy to Action

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Aggression: From Fantasy to Action

Format:  Paperback,

234 pages

Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc

Publish Date: Aug 2011

ISBN-13: 9781855758919

ISBN-10: 1855758911

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This book is a result of the second International Psychoanalytic Conference, Aggression: From Fantasy to Action held May 2010. It contains papers that were delivered at the conference, together with edited summaries of discussions from the floor that followed each paper. In the papers is a noticeable intensity of focus on understanding, from a psychoanalytic perspective, the origins of aggression and violence.

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Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Publish Date: Aug 2011
ISBN-13: 9781855758919
ISBN-10: 1855758911
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 234
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.9
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 0.75
Walmart No.: 9781855758919

Chapter outline

About the Editor and Contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. xv
The nature and function of aggressionp. 1
Discussion of Donald Campbell's paperp. 17
Which violence and whose violence? Questions arising in the psychotherapy of aggressive childrenp. 23
Discussion of Anne Alvarez's paperp. 39
Violence to body and mind: treating patients who have killedp. 41
Discussion of Carine Minne's paperp. 59
The interpretation of violencep. 67
Discussion of James Gilligan's paperp. 95
From action to communication: the transformation of aggression in childhoodp. 109
Aggression and violence in adolescencep. 117
Discussion of Marianne Parsons' paperp. 133
The perverse fascination of destructivenessp. 141
Discussion of Paola Capozzi and Franco De Masi's paperp. 165
Aggression: social and political aspectsp. 169
Discussion of Lord Alderdice's paperp. 187
Plenary sessionp. 197
Closing remarksp. 225
Indexp. 227

Book description

This book is a result of the second International Psychoanalytic Conference, Aggression: From Fantasy to Action held May 2010. It contains papers that were delivered at the conference, together with edited summaries of discussions from the floor that followed each paper. In the papers is a noticeable intensity of focus on understanding, from a psychoanalytic perspective, the origins of aggression and violence.

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