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The clinical thinking of Wilfred Bion / Joan and Neville Symington.

Author/Creator:
Symington, Joan, 1939-, author.
Symington J N Staff Corporate Author
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (215 p.)
Series:
Makers of modern psychotherapy.
The Makers of modern psychotherapy
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Subjects:
Psychoanalysis.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Bion, Wilfred R. (Wilfred Ruprecht), 1897-1979.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Psychoanalysis seen through Bion's eyes is a radical departure from all conceptualizations which preceded him. In this major contribution to the series Makers of Modern Psychotherapy, Joan and Neville Symington concentrate on understanding Bion's concepts in relation to clinical practice, but their book is also accessible to the educated reader who wishes to understand the main contours of Bion's thinking. Rather than following the chronological development of Bion's ideas, each chapter looks in depth at an important theme in his thinking and describes how this contributes to his revo
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; The structure of the book; The Grid; The theoretical disjunction between Bion and Freud/Klein; Bion: his character; The emotional catalyst; The Grid; Myth and the Grid; Container/contained; Alpha function; A diagnosis of thought; Psychic reality; The growth of thought; Transformations; The study of groups; The phenomenology of psychosis; Without memory or desire; Ultimate reality, the mystic and the Establishment; Epilogue; Chronology; Publications by Wilfred Bion; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Symington, Neville.
ISBN:
0-203-13014-6
1-280-32927-0
0-203-30461-6
1-134-87091-4
9786610329274
OCLC:
560370056
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203130148 doi