Psychotic States: A Psychoanalytic Approach

Author(s) : Herbert A. Rosenfeld

Psychotic States: A Psychoanalytic Approach

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 1985
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 264
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 14
  • ISBN 13 : 9780950714684
  • ISBN 10 : 0950714682

Also by Herbert A. Rosenfeld

Paperback
£34.23
RRP : £35.99
save £1.76
In stock, despatched within 24 hours
Free delivery worldwide
Add to basket
Add to wishlist
Email

There are currently no reviews
Be the first to review

Leave a review

Psychotic States brings together a number of Herbert Rosenfeld's papers written between 1946 and 1964 dealing with the psychopathology and treatment of various psychotic and borderline conditions from a psychoanalytic viewpoint. Taking the theories and techniques developed by Melanie Klein in her work with infants and young children, Dr Rosenfeld investigated their application to a range of psychotic syndromes, including chronic and acute schizophrenia, severe hypochondriasis, drug addiction, severe depression and manic depression, both to determine their possible therapeutic efficacy and to see what light they might shed on the etiology of the psychosis.

Reviews and Endorsements

'His work has the status of a pioneering venture and as such will be of great interest to all those eager to advance our resources in treating and possibly preventing these tragic illnesses'.
- J. D Sutherland from the Foreword

About the Author(s)

Dr Herbert Rosenfeld (1909-1986) was born in Germany and came to Britain as a refugee in 1935. An analysand of Melanie Klein, his particular interest in the schizophrenias established him as one of the foremost authorities on the elucidation of psychotic states from a Kleinian perspective.

More titles by Herbert A. Rosenfeld

Customer Reviews

Our customers have not yet reviewed this title. Be the first add your own review for this title.

You may also like

Clinical Lectures on Klein and Bion

Clinical Lectures on Klein and Bion

Robin Anderson

Price £32.55

save £1.44

The Violence of Interpretation: From Pictogram to Statement

The Violence of Interpretation: From Pictogram to Statement

Piera Aulagnier

Price £33.39

save £1.60

Seeing and Being Seen: Emerging from a Psychic Retreat

Seeing and Being Seen: Emerging from a Psychic Retreat

John Steiner

Price £33.39

save £1.60

Sign up for our new titles email   Sign up to our postal mailing list   Sign up for postal updates