Adult Analysis and Childhood Sexual Abuse

Adult Analysis and Childhood Sexual Abuse

By: Howard B. Levine (editor)Paperback

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Following a case study approach organized around the psychoanalytic process, this book addresses clinical issues that arise in analytic work with adults who were sexually abused as children. Special emphasis is given to the way in which childhood sexual trauma affects the treatment process and influences the contents and quality of transference. Contributors also focus on the formation of the therapeutic alliance, countertransference issues, and disturbances in ego functions.

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I. Introduction and Overview Introduction - Howard B. Levine Some Sequelae of the Sexual Maltreatment of Children - Brandt F. Steele The Psychoanalysis of Adults Who Were Sexually Abused in Childhood: A Preliminary Report from the Discussion Group of the American Psychoanalytic Association - J. Alexis Burland and Raymond Raskin II. Clinical Considerations and Psychoanalytic Process Technical Issues of the Opening Phase - David L. Raphling The Impact of Incest Trauma on Ego Development - Anne E. Bernstein Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse on the Development of Ego Structure: A Comparison of Child and Adult Cases - Susan P. Sherkow Incest as Trauma: A Psychoanalytic Case - Judith N. Huizenga Countertransference in the Analysis of an Adult Who Was Sexually Abused as a Child - Nydia Lisman-Pieczanski Residues of Incest - Selma Kramer III. Issues of Technique Psychoanalysis as Incestuous Repetition: Some Technical Considerations - Juilien Bigras (with Karen Holland Biggs) Clinical Issues in the Analysis of Adults Who Were Sexually Abused as Children - Howard B. Levine

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  • publication date: 12/08/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780881633061
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780881633061
  • weight: 294
  • ISBN10: 0881633062

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