The mystery of things / Christopher Bollas

Author(s): Bollas, Christopher
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Subjects: Psychoanalysis
Free association (Psychology)
Self
Psychotherapy--Case studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
LC Classification: B, BF
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1. Origins of the therapeutic alliance 5
2. The place of the psychoanalyst 15
3. The necessary destructions of psychoanalysis 27
4. Figures and their functions 35
5. One, two ... seven 47
6. The goals of psychoanalysis? 59
7. Mind against self 75
8. Mental interference 88
9. Dead mother, dead child 106
10. Borderline desire 127
11. Passing on paranoia 136
12. Occasional madness of the psychoanalyst 140
13. Embodiment 149
14. Wording and telling sexuality 158
15. Creativity and psychoanalysis 167
16. The mystery of things 181
Notes 196
Bibliography 198
Index 201
Notes: LCCN: 98053607
ISBN: 0415212316
ISBN: 0415212324 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-200) and index
Physical Description: xi, 203 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 40489220
ISBN/ISSN: 0415212316
0415212324

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