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Autism in childhood and autistic features in adults : a psychoanalytic perspective / editor, Kate Barrows.

Author/Creator:
Barrows, Kate, author.
Publication:
London : Routledge, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (428 p.)
Edition:
1st
Series:
Psychoanalytic ideas.
Psychoanalytic ideas
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Subjects:
Autism.
Autistic children.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This is the first collection of papers published in this country which spans work with autistic children and autistic features in adults. The links between the two groups make for fascinating reading and go some way to explain the widespread interest in the enigma of autism. Many of the adult patients described are less ill than autistic children whose development has ground to a halt at an early age, but at the core of their difficulties can be found autistic features remarkably similar to those of the more floridly disturbed children. This leads several writers to conclude that autistic feat
Contents:
Cover; Copy Right; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTORS; Introduction; PART I: AUTISM IN CHILDREN; CHAPTER ONE: A psychiatric approach to autism and its relationship to a psychoanalytic perspective; CHAPTER TWO: A significant element in the development of psychogenic autism; CHAPTER THREE: Finding the wavelength: tools in communication with children with autism; CHAPTER FOUR: Analysis of a little girl with an autistic syndrome; CHAPTER FIVE: "Playful" therapy: working with autism and trauma
CHAPTER SIX: The creation of psychic space, the "nest of babies" fantasy and the emergence of the Oedipus complexCHAPTER SEVEN: Joining the human family; PART II: AUTISTIC FEATURES IN ADULTS; CHAPTER EIGHT: Autistic phenomena in neurotic patients; CHAPTER NINE: The rhythm of safety; CHAPTER TEN: The autistic object: its relationship with narcissism in the transference and countertransference of neurotic and borderline patients; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Working analytically with autistic-contiguous aspects of experience; CHAPTER TWELVE: On the survival function of autistic manoeuvres in adult patients
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Keeping the ghosts at bay: an autistic retreat and its relationship to parental lossesCHAPTER FOURTEEN: Finding the bridge: psychoanalysis with two adults with autistic features
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Previously issued in print: London: Karnac, 2008.
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Contributor:
Barrows, Kate, editor.
ISBN:
0-429-89690-5
0-429-47213-7
1-283-07033-2
9786613070333
1-84940-608-1
OCLC:
723944281
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780429472138 doi