Adolescent Development and Psychopathology

Adolescent Development and Psychopathology

By: James B. McCarthy (author), Blimes Blimes (contributor), Joseph Barnett (contributor), Anna Freud (contributor), Donald Meltzer (contributor), Edwin Kasin (contributor), James B. McCarthy (contributor), Peter Blos (contributor), Aichhorn Aichhorn (contributor), Donald Winnicott (contributor)Paperback

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Adolescent Development and Psychopathology contains classic psychoanalytic papers on the psychology of adolescence and the psychotherapeutic treatment of adolescent patients. Written between the 1930s and 1980s by highly respected scholars and practitioners, these papers illustrate the evolution of theory and clinical practice from a structural Freudian model of personality to the ethos of developmental, relational, and interpersonal perspectives. Adolescent Development and Psychopathology compares and contrasts crucial concepts from each of the analytic orientations. While highlighting therapeutic dilemmas with adolescent patients, this volume clarifies principal connections between disruptions in adolescent development and the consolidation of psychopathology.

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James B. McCarthy is Director of Psychology and Coordinator of Professional Training at Queens Children's Psychiatric Center.


Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Adolescent Development: Introduction: Developmental Theories of Adolescence; Adolescence; Adolescence: Struggling through the Doldrums; Youth in Turmoil: An Interpersonal Perspective; On the Dynamics of Interpersonal Isolation Chapter 3 Adolescent Psychopathology: Identification and Socialization in Adolescence; Some Aspects of Delinquency; Shame and Delinquency; Mid-Adolescence: Foundations for Later Psychopathology; Late Adolescence: Developmental and Clinical Considerations Chapter 4 Psychotherapy with Adolescents: Psychotic Adolescents and their Quest for Goals; The Borderline Adolescent: An Object Relations View; Family Transactions in the Etiology of Dropping Out of College; The Paranoid-Schizoid Position in Early Adolescence Chapter 5 Index Chapter 6 About the Editor

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  • publication date: 01/01/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780761815662
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780761815662
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 076181566X

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