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By Eugene J. Mahon

ISBN-10: 1780491441

ISBN-13: 9781780491448

Psychoanalytic method, as Eugene Mahon envisions it, is an odyssey in the course of the brain of every of his analysands, the various young children and adults he has taken care of over the 40 years of his analytic perform. The painted guinea pigs of the name seek advice from three-year previous young ones mourning their college puppy. "Who painted him?" a toddler requested while a substitute puppy of a marginally diverse color arrived within the tuition a number of days after the dying of the unique puppy, as though the lifeless can go back from the grave after a paint activity. This ebook is stuffed with arresting photos like this because the writer explores some of the most simple, basic techniques of psychoanalysis corresponding to repression, perception, transference, play, baby research, operating via, goals inside of goals, jokes, puns, parapraxes, in addition to the uncanny in goals, reveal thoughts, symptom, personality and Freud's discovery of the Oedipus complicated. This ebook is a hugely unique, artistic psychoanalytic odyssey, a such a lot exciting mental voyage you won't are looking to disembark from.

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