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Author Mahler, Margaret S.

Title The psychological birth of the human infant : symbiosis and individuation / Margaret S. Mahler, Fred Pine, Anni Bergman.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [1975]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  155.422 M214P    Check Shelf
Description xii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Separation-individuation in perspective -- P.1 Overview -- P.2 Evolution and functioning of the research setting -- On human symbiosis and the subphases of the separation-individuation process -- P.3 The forerunners of the separation-individuation process -- P.4 The first subphase: differentiation and the development of the body image -- P.5 The second subphase: practicing -- P.6 The third subphase: rapprochement -- P.7 The fourth subphase: consolidation of individuality and the beginnings of emotional object constancy -- Five children's subphase development -- P.8 Bruce -- P.9 Donna -- P.10 Wendy -- P.11 Teddy -- P.12 Sam -- Summary and reflections -- P.13 Variations within the subphases with special reference to differentiation -- P.14 The epigenesis of separation anxiety, basic mood, and primitive identity -- P.15 Reflections on core identity and self-boundary formation -- P.16 Some concluding remarks about the significance of the rapprochement crisis.
Note Includes indexes.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 273-288.
Subject Infant psychology.
Symbiosis (Psychology)
Child Development.
Psychology, Child.
Added Author Pine, Fred, 1931-
Bergman, Anni, 1919-2021
ISBN 0465066593: $15.00
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