Wilfred Bion's synthesis of the approach of classical psychoanalysis based on the individual with that of group dynamics has been of enduring influence. The contributors to this volume examine his theories and demonstrate that a later generation is still actively working with the implications of Bion's writings.
Concepts, Interventions and Contexts
Arguing that group psychotherapy is a particularly effective method of treatment for psychotic patients, Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses draws together the world's leading exponents in a comprehensive exploration of theory and practice. The contributors consider the development of the study of psychosis as well as the more recent ...
A New Paradigm for Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
This book explores the expanding literature on spirituality as an important dimension of psychology, and explains the relationship between psychological treatment and spiritual healing. The author examines ideas from religious traditions, and considers their implications for psychotherapy and personal growth.
The Fourth Basic Assumption: Incohesion: Aggregation/Massification or (ba) I:A/M
Working within the traditions of Bion, Turquet, Foulkes and Pines, and drawing on concepts and data from psychoanalysis, group analysis and sociology, this volume develops Earl Hopper's theory of the fourth basic assumption in the unconscious life of groups and group-like social systems within a social, cultural and political context.
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