Three Faces of Mourning: Melancholia, Manic Defense, and Moving On (Margaret S. Mahler)

Three Faces of Mourning: Melancholia, Manic Defense, and Moving On (Margaret S. Mahler)

By: Salman Akhtar (editor), Settlage Settlage (contributor), Theodore Fallon (contributor), Singletary Singletary (contributor), Helen Myers (contributor), Salman Akhtar (contributor), Henry Parens (contributor), M. Hossein Etezady (contributor), Herbert J. Schlesinger (contributor), Corinne Masur (contributor)Paperback

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Mourning and the importance of the capacity to bear some helplessness, while still finding pleasure in life, are central to this tightly organized volume. The multi-faceted processes involved in mourning and adaptation are addressed.

About Author

Salman Akhtar M.D., is professor of psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College, lecturer on Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. His more than 175 scientific publications also include eighteen edited or co-edited books. Dr. Akhtar is the recipient of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association's Award (1995), the Margaret Mahler Literature Prize (1996), ASPP's Sigmund Freud Award (2000), and the Edith Sabshin Award of the American Psychoanalytic Association (2000).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780765705167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780765705167
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 0765705168

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