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The development of consciousness : an integrative model of child development, neuroscience and psychoanalysis / by Giampaolo Sasso.
Psicoanalisi e neuroscienze.
Boca Raton, FL : Routledge, an imprint of Taylor and Francis, .
1 online resource (401 p.)
European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Health Services
Cyprus Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Studies
EFPP clinical monograph series.
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Using 'Freud's Project for a scientific psychology' as a starting point, this book is a brilliant new approach that combines psychoanalytical research with neuroscience. Its aim is to to delineate a new psychological framework for mental health practitioners. The author throws light on the slow pace of brain development during childhood, grapples with both the question of evolutionary factors, and the infant's sensitivity and predisposition to build relationships within his environment. The book also broadens and highlights two key topics topics; the origin of language and the importance of introjective-projective modulation in verbal communication.
First publ. 1999 with the title Struttura dell'oggetto e della rappresentazione.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cover; Copy Right; About the Author; Series Editors Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: The cultural inheritance of Project for a Scientific Psychology; CHAPTER TWO: Recent progress in the field of neuroscience; CHAPTER THREE: The current idea of a child's mental development; CHAPTER FOUR: A new model of brain development; CHAPTER FIVE: Drive dynamics and maternal modulation; CHAPTER SIX: Normal and pathogenic development of mother-child interaction; CHAPTER SEVEN: Defence structures and the development of consciousness; CHAPTER EIGHT: The origin of language
CHAPTER NINE: Child development and the integration of psychoanalysis and neuroscience CHAPTER TEN: The unresolved problems of Freudian metapsychology; CONCLUSION; References
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The development of consciousness : an integrative model of child development, neuroscience and psychoanalysis / Giampaolo Sasso ; translated and revised by Jennifer Cottam.