By Peter Fonagy
Winner of the 2003 Gradiva Award and the 2003 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic Scholarship Arguing for the significance of attachment and emotionality within the constructing human recognition, 4 renowned analysts discover and refine the techniques of mentalization and impact law. Their daring, vigorous, and inspiring imaginative and prescient for psychoanalytic remedy combines components of developmental psychology, attachment conception, and psychoanalytic approach. Drawing broadly on case experiences and up to date analytic literature to demonstrate their rules, Fonagy, Gergely, Jurist, and objective supply versions of psychotherapy perform that could let the sluggish improvement of mentalization and have an effect on law even in sufferers with lengthy histories of violence or overlook.
Read or Download Affect regulation, mentalization, and the development of the self PDF
Best developmental psychology books
Drawing upon the point of view of social identification conception, the advance of the Social Self is anxious with the purchase and improvement of kid's social identities. unlike prior paintings on self-development, which has targeted totally on the improvement of the non-public self, this quantity makes a case for the significance of the learn of the social self - that's, the self as outlined via team memberships, akin to gender, ethnicity, and nationality.
Human reasoning is marked through a capability to recollect one's own prior and to visualize one's destiny. jointly those capacities depend upon the suggestion of a temporally prolonged self or the self in time. contemporary facts means that it truly is in the course of the preschool interval that kids first build this way of self.
This entire, authoritative guide covers the breadth of theories, tools, and empirically established findings at the ways that young ones and teenagers give a contribution to 1 another's improvement. best researchers overview what's identified in regards to the dynamics of peer interactions and relationships from infancy via early life.
Whilst a tender baby starts to interact in daily interplay, she has to obtain potential that permit her to be orientated to the conventions that tell talk-in-interaction and, whilst, care for emotional or affective dimensions of expertise. The theoretical positions linked to those domain names - social motion and emotion - supply very diverse money owed of human improvement and this e-book examines why this can be the case.
- Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls
- Quantum Linguistic Patterning: Volume 1
- Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence: Living With the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between
- Career Development, Employment, and Disability in Rehabilitation: From Theory to Practice
- Down Our Way: The Relevance of Neighbourhoods for Parenting and Child Development
- Diseases and Disorders in Infancy and Early Childhood
Additional info for Affect regulation, mentalization, and the development of the self
We t h e n i n t e r p r e t t h e s e d a t a a n d speculations in t h e context of c u r r e n t models of theory-of-mind development. REFLECTIVE FUNCTION OR MENTALIZATION: A HISTORICAL CONTEXT C o n c e p t s a n d i d e a s a r o u n d t h e notion of affect a n d self a b o u n d a n d have a n extraordinarily rich history in philosophy a n d psychology. , Bracken 1996; Cicchetti a n d Toth 1994). Psychological interest in t h e self is u s u a l l y traced to W. J a m e s ' s (1890, 1892) distinction of two a s p e c t s of t h e self: t h e "I" (self a s subject) a n d t h e "Me" (self a s object).
Ratings of t h e quality of t h e reflective function of e a c h caregiver were found i n d e p e n d e n t l y to predict t h e child's security of a t t a c h m e n t in t h e London Parent-Child S t u d y (Fonagy, Steele, Moran, Steele, a n d Higgitt 1991). If s e c u r e a t t a c h m e n t is t h e o u t c o m e of successful containment, i n s e c u r e a t t a c h m e n t m a y be seen a s t h e infant's identification with t h e caregiver's defensive behavior. Proximity to t h e caregiver is m a i n t a i n e d a t t h e cost of reflective function.
The P s y c h o a n a l y t i c C o n c e p t of R e f l e c t i v e F u n c t i o n Various n o t i o n s h a v e b e e n introduced in t h e psychoanalytic literature to d e n o t e m e n t a l p r o c e s s e s t h a t overlap with t h e cons t r u c t of mentalization, u n d e r p i n n e d by RF. S p a c e does n o t permit a n e x h a u s t i v e review, b u t some of t h e s e should be mentioned, a s t h e y m a y a s s i s t t h e r e a d e r in m a k i n g links between t h e c u r r e n t c o n s t r u c t s a n d t h o s e proposed by other writers.