On Private Madness

Author(s) : Andre Green

On Private Madness

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 1996
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 384
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 149
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855751781
  • ISBN 10 : 185575178X

Reviews and Endorsements

'The book's strength lies in the quality and breadth of insights and experience offered by Green. As such, it gives the reader a method to conceptualise and create a language to describe the phenomenology observed.

'…Green's main contribution lies in the clarification and conceptualisation of psychoanalytic findings and in developing a language that contributes greatly to psychoanalytic thought and its metapsychology. At the same time, he also helps to bridge the gap in understanding between the Anglo-Saxon and French analytic traditions. I highly recommend this book to both experienced practitioners and students alike.'
- Ricardo Stramer, The Journal of the British Association of Psychotherapists

'Andre Green's On Private Madness presents a rich assortment of the author's psychoanalytic contributions. His fluency in English is matched by an extraordinary familiarity with American and English contributions, especially those of Winnicott, Bion, Klein, Khan, Hartmann, Kernberg and Kohut, all of which he ably integrates with those of Lacan, Bouvet, McDougall and other French sources to give an integrated treatise on object relations and its dialectical interface with structuralism, a problem that has concerned Dr. Green for some time…'
- James Grotstein, M.D.

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