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Separation/individuation theory and application by Joyce Edward

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Published by Gardner Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Separation-individuation.,
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Psychotherapy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-367) and indexes.

StatementJoyce Edward, Nathene Ruskin, and Patsy Turrini.
ContributionsRuskin, Nathene., Turrini, Patsy.
LC ClassificationsRC489.S45 E38 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 385 p. ;
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1872579M
ISBN 100898761689
LC Control Number90032234

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Margaret Mahler stressed that while the separation-individuation phase comes to an end during the third year of life, the separation-individuation process continues throughout life. Indeed, she viewed the rapprochement subphase of separation-individuation as 'the mainspring of man's eternal struggle against both fusion and isolation.'4/5(2). Separation-Individuation Struggles in Adult life: Leaving Home focuses on the developmental task of separating from parents and siblings for individuals and couples who have not been able to resolve these issues earlier in life.. Sarah Fels Usher extends Mahler’s theory, and includes the writing of Loewald and Modell, among others, stressing the right of adult patients to a separate .   Separation-individuation theory, though it has had to be corrected in important respects, and attachment theory, despite certain limitations, have nonetheless enriched psychoanalytic thought. Without attachment an infant would die, and with severely insecure attachment is at greater risk for serious by: Physician, who later became interested in psychiatry. She was a central figure on the world stage of psychoanalysis. Her main interest was in normal childhood development, but she spent much of her time with psychiatric children and how they arrive at the "self." Mahler developed the Separation-Individuation theory of child development/5(4).

Print book: English: 1st softcover edView all editions and formats: Summary: Separation-individuation. Series Title: Master work series. Responsibility: Margaret Mahler. Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Separation-individuation". Be the first.   Separation - Individuation: The Selected Papers of Margaret S. Mahler by Margaret S. Mahler. Paperback (Reprint) $ Ship This book clarifies the issues borderline patients face in their daily lives and the attendant treatment dilemmas therapists confront. The authors offer a clear and concise stance for engaging this troubled and Author: Margaret S. Mahler. A brilliant and influential figure among contemporary psychoanalysis, Margaret Mahler revolutionized our understanding of the first years of life. In her classic study, The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant, Mahler, drawing on several decades of research, expounded the separation-individuation process through which the child separates. Separation-Individuation Struggles in Adult Life: Leaving Home will be of great importance for psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists working with adults, as well as for clinical postgraduate students. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

  She is engaged with you in a necessary separation-individuation process that was not resolved in earlier years. When it becomes resolved, . Separation--individuation: essays in honor of Margaret S. Mahler Margaret S. Mahler International Universities Press, - Family & Relationships - pages. Separation/individuation: Theory and Application. Joyce Edward, Nathene Ruskin, Patsy Turrini. Psychology Press, - Psychology - pages. 0 Reviews. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Preview this book. Mahler began her career as a pediatrician and director of a well-baby clinic in Vienna. The interests she developed at the outset of her professional life have remained important throughout her career. Probably the most important of these has been her interest in the mother and baby as a dyad, or, as she later referred .