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Jean-Michel Quinodoz - The Taming of Solitude - 9780415091541 - V9780415091541
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The Taming of Solitude

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Description for The Taming of Solitude Paperback. Quinodoz brings together the views of eminent analysts, to present a comprehensive approach to the experience of loneliness - anxiety about which commonly leads people to analysis and which stems from unresolved anxiety about separation. Translator(s): Slotkin, Philip. Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JMAF; JMH; JMS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 162 x 17. Weight in Grams: 368.

Winner of the 2010 Sigourney Award!

Psychoanalysts would argue that at the root of anxiety about loneliness, which commonly brings people into analysis, lies anxiety about separation, unresolved since childhood.

When re-experienced in analysis, the painful awareness of solitude - the sense of being a separate person - can become a rich source of personal creativity. In The Taming of Solitude, Jean-Michel Quinodoz brings together the views of Freud, Klein, Hanna Segal, W.R.D. Fairbairn, D.W. Winnicott, Anna Freud, Margaret Mahler, Heinz Kohut, John Bowlby and others, presenting a comprehensive approach to the experience of loneliness, a universal phenomenon which can be observed ... Read more

Written with clarity and insight, The Taming of Solitude will be of great interest to all psychoanalysts and therapists.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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The New Library of Psychoanalysis
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London, United Kingdom
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About Jean-Michel Quinodoz
Jean-Michel Quinodoz is a psychoanalyst in private practice and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva. He is also Editor for Europe of the International Journal of Psycho-Analysis.

Reviews for The Taming of Solitude
"The Taming of Solitude is well written and a pleasure to read. ... The many paragraph headings allow the reader space to pause and think, and there is a comprehensive bibliography and index. It is an authoritative account of separation anxiety and the ample clinical material gives a glimpse into how Quinodoz works with it. It will certainly be of ... Read more

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