Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition
  • Release Date : 06 February 2020
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 426 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781462543694
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Download or read book entitled Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition by author: Nancy McWilliams which was release on 06 February 2020 and published by Guilford Publications with total page 426 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This acclaimed clinical guide and widely adopted text has filled a key need in the field since its original publication. Nancy McWilliams makes psychoanalytic personality theory and its implications for practice accessible to practitioners of all levels of experience. She explains major character types and demonstrates specific ways that understanding the patient's individual personality structure can influence the therapist's focus and style of intervention. Guidelines are provided for developing a systematic yet flexible diagnostic formulation and using it to inform treatment. Highly readable, the book features a wealth of illustrative clinical examples. New to This Edition *Reflects the ongoing development of the author's approach over nearly two decades. *Incorporates important advances in attachment theory, neuroscience, and the study of trauma. *Coverage of the contemporary relational movement in psychoanalysis. Winner--Canadian Psychological Association's Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Scholarship