Self Psychology and the Humanities

Essays discuss courage, leadership, the roles of the group and the individual, narcissism, psychological aspects of history, ethics, civilization, and culture.

Self Psychology and the Humanities

Included are previously unpublished essays on courage, leadership, and the self in society, earlier published papers presenting the theoretical basis of Kohut's ideas, and transcripts of conversations between Kohut and Strozier about cultures as interpreted by depth psychology.Psychoanalysts, as well as historians and others interested in the history of ideas, will welcome the publication of Kohut's last work.

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Heinz Kohut and the Psychology of the Self
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Allen M. Siegel
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-21 - Publisher: Routledge

Heinz Kohut's work represents an important departure from the Freudian tradition of psychoanalysis. A founder of the Self Psychology movement in America, he based his practice on the belief that narcissistic vulnerabilities play a significant part in the suffering that brings people for treatment. Written predominantly for a psychoanalytic audience
Self Psychology and the Humanities
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Heinz Kohut, Charles B. Strozier
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

Included are previously unpublished essays on courage, leadership, and the self in society, earlier published papers presenting the theoretical basis of Kohut's ideas, and transcripts of conversations between Kohut and Strozier about cultures as interpreted by depth psychology.Psychoanalysts, as well as historians and others interested in the history of ideas,
Religious Experience and Self-Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Jung Eun Jang
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-09 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the 1907 Korean Revival Movement from a self psychological perspective. The examination of the psychological processes in the movement based on Heinz Kohut's self psychology can shed light on religious experiences as selfobject experiences by identifying the sense of defeatedness and helplessness that Korean people experienced under
The Self Psychology of Addiction and its Treatment
Language: en
Pages: 552
Authors: Richard B. Ulman, Harry Paul
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-03 - Publisher: Routledge

In the time of Freud, the typical psychoanalytic patient was afflicted with neurotic disorders; however, the modern-day psychotherapy patient often suffers instead from a variety of addictive disorders. As the treatment of neurotic disorders based on unconscious conflicts cannot be applied to treatment of addictive disorders, psychoanalysis has been unable
Progress in Self Psychology, V. 16
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Arnold I. Goldberg
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Volume 16 of Progress in Self Psychology, How Responsive Should We Be, illuminates the continuing tension between Kohut's emphasis on the patient's subjective experience and the post-Kohutian intersubjectivists' concern with the therapist's own subjectivity by focusing on issues of therapeutic posture and degree of therapist activity. Teicholz provides an integrative