On Latency: Individual Development, Narcissistic Impulse Reminiscence and Cultural Ideal

Author(s) : M. Leticia Franieck, Author(s) : Michael Gunter

On Latency: Individual Development, Narcissistic Impulse Reminiscence and Cultural Ideal

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2010
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 138
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 27843
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855757400
  • ISBN 10 : 1855757400

About the Author(s)

M. Leticia Franieck grew up in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, and studied psychology at the University of Sao Paulo. She practiced as Clinical Psychologist in Brazil for many years before moving to Germany in 2000. There she carried out research into cultural differences in latency children's representations of family relationships under the supervision of Michael Günter, leading to the award of her PhD in 2005. Since then she has lived in Brazil and Germany continuing her research into children's representations at the University of Tubingen. She is currently researching Brazilian street children in order to understand their strengths and their vulnerabilities. Her clinical practice is in a specialist treatment unit for offenders with drug and alcohol problems. She learnt a lot about latency from her twin sons and now is learning from them about adolescence!

Michael Günter is professor for child and adolescent psychiatry and medical director in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents at the University of Tübingen. He is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and psychoanalyst for adults, children and adolescents and training analyst (DPV/IPA). In addition, he edits the journal Kinderanalyse.

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