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Author Stark, Martha.

Title Working with resistance / Martha Stark.

Publication Info. Northvale, N.J. : Aronson, [1994]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8917 S795W    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 302 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-291) and index.
Form Also issued online.
Contents Foreword / Sheldon Roth, M.D. -- The Concept of Conflict -- The Conflict between Id Impulse and Ego Defense -- Tension between Yes and No -- An Operational Definition of Resistance -- Illusion and Distortion -- Mental Health and Illness -- The Repetition Compulsion -- Anxiety-Provoking Realities and Anxiety-Assuaging Defenses -- Convergent and Divergent Conflict -- Clinical Interventions -- Situations of Conflict -- The Conflict Statement -- Working with the Patient's Defenses -- Owning of Responsibility and Moving On -- The Damaged-for-Life Statement -- The Compensation Statement -- The Entitlement Statement -- Respecting the Patient's Internal Experience -- Supporting the Patient's Defense -- The Defense-against-Affects Statement -- The Structure of the Conflict Statement -- The Path-of-Least-Resistance Statement -- The Price-Paid Conflict Statement -- Confrontation and Paradox -- Titration of Anxiety -- Reconnecting Conflicting Elements -- Understanding and Being Understood -- Moment by Moment -- Focusing the Patient's Attention -- Clinical Example: A Defense against Painful Affects -- Learning to Contain Internal Conflict -- The Capacity to Experience Internal Conflict -- The Containing Statement -- Clinical Example: Provision of Containment -- Freud on Resistance -- The Resistance as a Pathway to the Unconscious -- Freud's Five Types of Resistance -- Three Types of Guilt -- Defending against Helplessness -- Resistance as a Failure to Grieve -- Protecting against the Pain of Knowing -- Clinical Example: Failure to Grieve.
Subject Resistance (Psychoanalysis)
Transference (Psychology)
Grief therapy.
Personality change.
Conflict, Psychological
Defense Mechanisms.
Psychoanalytic Therapy -- methods.
Treatment Refusal.
Other Form: Online version: Stark, Martha. Working with resistance. Northvale, N.J. : Aronson, c1994 (OCoLC)622222993
ISBN 0876680376 hardcover
9780876680377 hardcover
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