The Analysis of the Self: A Systematic Approach to the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorders

The Analysis of the Self: A Systematic Approach to the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorders

Heinz Kohut


Psychoanalyst, instructor, and student, Heinz Kohut used to be one of many 20th century's most vital intellectuals. A insurgent based on many mainstream psychoanalysts, Kohut challenged Freudian orthodoxy and the clinical keep watch over of psychoanalysis in the USA. In his hugely influential publication The research of the Self, Kohut verified the normal of the therapy of character problems for a iteration of analysts. This quantity, top identified for its groundbreaking research of narcissism, is vital analyzing for students and practitioners looking to comprehend human character in its many incarnations.
 

“Kohut has performed for narcissism what the novelist Charles Dickens did for poverty within the 19th century. every body continually knew that either existed and have been an issue. . . . The undoubted originality is to have placed it jointly in a kind which incorporates entice action.”—International magazine of Psychoanalysis

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