Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View

Author(s) : Moses Laufer, Author(s) : M. Egle Laufer

Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 1995
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 240
  • Category :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 2948
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855751088
  • ISBN 10 : 1855751089

About the Author(s)

Moses Laufer (1926 - 2006) was a Canadian psychoanalyst who pioneered work with adolescents and founded the Brent Centre for Young People in London. After moving to London in 1955, he became a member of the British Psycho-Analytical Society, becoming its president in the mid-1980s. He was also chair of the International Psycho-Analytical Association. He published a great number of papers in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, and authored several influential works including Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown (1984), The Suicidal Adolescent (1995), and Adolescent Breakdown and Beyond (1997).

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