Read e-book online Addictive States of Mind (The Tavistock Clinic Series) PDF

By Marion Bower,Robert Hale,Heather Wood

'Perversion is taken to intend various things inside psychoanalytic discourse. during this ebook the authors view perversions, no longer by way of particular behaviours, yet as a kind of blueprint for item family members. whereas perversions may well contain a quest for pleasure via intercourse, medications or playing, for instance, the concentration this is at the underlying inability - or certainly every now and then refusal - to narrate to the opposite as break free the self and never as a narcissistic appendage. it's the anxieties aroused by way of intimacy and relatedness that force the pursuit of ecstasy and pleasure. Psychoanalytic considering may also help multidisciplinary groups to face again and reply to the addictive mind set in humane and containing ways in which aren't collusive. This e-book hence presents wealthy foodstuff for notion not just for the person practitioner but in addition for these accountable for shaping companies for addicted individuals.' - Alessandra Lemma, from the Preface.

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