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Author Eigen, Michael.

Title The electrified tightrope / by Michael Eigen ; edited by Adam Phillips.

Publication Info. Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, [1993]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8917 E34E    Check Shelf
Description xxviii, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Abstinence and the schizoid ego -- Psychopathy and individuation -- The recoil on having another person -- Working with "unwanted" patients -- Breathing and identity -- The significance of the face -- Instinctual fantasy and ideal images -- Creativity, instinctual fantasy, and real images -- Ideal image, creativity, and the Freudian drama -- Soft and hard qualities -- The area of faith in Winnicott, Lacan, and Bion -- Guntrip's analysis with Winnicott -- Breaking the frame: stopping the world -- Dual union or undifferentiation? -- The structure of Freud"s theory of creativity -- Demonized aspects of the self -- Between catastrophe and faith -- Omnipotence -- Mindlessness-selflessness -- Omniscience.
Note Collection of essays by Michael Eigen, some reprinted from various sources.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Psychoanalysis.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Psychoanalytic Theory.
Psychoanalytic Therapy -- methods.
Indexed Term Psychoanalysis
Added Author Phillips, Adam, 1954-
ISBN 0876682948 hardcover : cover
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