1st Edition

Terror Within and Without
Attachment and Disintegration: Clinical Work on the Edge





ISBN 9781855756373
Published September 27, 2013 by Routledge
118 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the experiences of terror states in the consulting room. It examines how we might more adequately provide support and legitimacy within the profession for work 'on the edge', and explores the means by which individuals struggle to cope with exposure to war zones.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Attachment theory and the John Bowlby Memorial Lecture 2008: a short history -- A white boy goes to Mississippi -- Intergenerational transmission of massive trauma: the Holocaust -- The place of fear in attachment theory and psychoanalysis: the fifteenth John Bowlby Memorial Lecture -- States of terror and terrorist states: oppression and liberation in political and therapeutic contexts -- Stepping into the void of dissociation: a therapist and a client in search of a meeting place -- Introduction to The Bowlby Centre

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