Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, by Doctor (M.D.) Otto Kernberg M.D.

By Doctor (M.D.) Otto Kernberg M.D.

In this significant ebook, esteemed psychoanalyst Otto F. Kernberg experiences many of the contemporary advancements and controversies in psychoanalytic conception and technique.

Gathering jointly either formerly released articles and vast new fabric, Dr. Kernberg examines such matters because the new psychoanalytic perspectives of homosexuality, bisexuality, and the impression of gender within the analytic courting. He explores the applying of psychoanalysis to non-clinical fields, together with the matter of psychoanalytic examine and its scientific implications, the validation of psychoanalytic interventions within the scientific procedure, and the demanding situations of psychoanalytic schooling. He indicates how psychoanalysis may be precious in addressing such cultural difficulties as socially sanctioned violence. And he asserts the continuing relevance of item kin concept and its compatibility with Freud’s twin force theory.

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