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Title Absolute Truth and Unbearable Psychic Pain : Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Concrete Experience / edited by Allan Frosch.
Imprint London : Karnac, 2012.

Series CIPS series on the boundaries of psychoanalysis
CIPS series on the boundaries of psychoanalysis.
Subject Psychoanalysis and culture.
Alt Name Frosch, Allan.
Series CIPS series on the boundaries of psychoanalysis
CIPS series on the boundaries of psychoanalysis.
Subject Psychoanalysis and culture.
Alt Name Frosch, Allan.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTORS; SERIES EDITOR'S PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE Concretisation, reflective thought, and the emissary function of the dream; CHAPTER TWO Content and process in the treatment of concrete patients; CHAPTER THREE Transitional organising experience in analytic process: movements towards symbolising space via the dyad; CHAPTER FOUR Enactment: opportunity for symbolising trauma; CHAPTER FIVE The bureaucratisation of thought and language in groups and organisations.
CHAPTER SIX Painting poppies: on the relationship between concrete and metaphorical thinkingCHAPTER SEVEN When words fail; CHAPTER EIGHT Some observations about working with body narcissism with concrete patients; INDEX.
Summary The title of this book refers to a particular construction of the world that brooks no uncertainty: 'things are the way I believe them to be'. There is no other way! This can be a real boost to one's confidence - even though this conviction is based solely on our own thoughts or immediate experience. When a group or organization share a one-dimensional view of the world the sense of conviction takes the form of a rigid ideology; and all other perspectives must be eliminated. The counterpart to concreteness, or what many refer to as desymbolized thinking/experience or thing - presentations, i.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849409971 (electronic bk.)
1849409978 (electronic bk.)
1855757982 (Paper)
9781855757981 (Paper)
9781781810897
1781810893
9781855757981
ISBN/ISSN 9786613685957
OCLC # 796383241
Additional Format Print version: Frosch, Allan. Absolute Truth and Unbearable Psychic Pain : Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Concrete Experience. London : Karnac Books, 2012 9781855757981



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