Paperback: £27.99 / $45.00
2000, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
ISBN: 978-1-85302-686-7, BIC 2: JKSN JFFE
Introduction: Abuse, the individual and the social, Carol-Ann Hooper and Una McCluskey. SECTION ONE: THE INDVIDUAL AND INTERPERSONAL CONTEXTS OF ABUSE. 1. An object-relations perspective on the development of the person, Jeremy Hazell, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Cardiff. 2. Attachment theory and abuse: A developmental perspective, Jeremy Holmes, North Devon District Hospital. 3. Relationships as a function of context, Frances B. Carter. 4. Is human nature intrinsically abusive? Reflections on the psychodynamics of evil, Phil Mollon, North Herts NHS Trust. SECTION TWO: THE SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND POLITICAL CONTEXTS OF ABUSE. 5. Exile: Paradoxes of loss and creativity, Nancy Caro Hollander. 6. Abuse in religious institutions: An exploration of the psychosocial dynamics in the Irish context, Una McCluskey. 7. What cost assimilation and integration? Working with transcultural issues, Lennox Thomas. 8. Intimacy, gender and abuse: The construction of masculinities, Stephen Frosh, Birkbeck College. 9. Sexual orientation and abuse, Francis Mondimore, University of North Carolina. SECTION THREE: WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS IN CLINICAL SETTINGS. 10. Inner silence: One of the impacts of emotional abuse upon the developing self, Susan Vas Dias, Centre for Attachment-Based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, London. 11. Treatment or torture? Working with issues of abuse and torture in the transference, Shirley Truckle, Birmingham Trust for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 12. The abuse of learning disabled people: Living and working with the consequences, Valerie Sinason, Tavistock Clinic. 13. Dissociative identity disorder and memories of childhood abuse, Phil Mollon. SECTION FOUR: WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS IN ORGANISATIONAL SETTINGS. 14. Containment, supervision and abuse, Dick Agass. 15. Working as an organisational consultant with abuse encountered in the workplace, Judith Brearley, Organisational Consultant and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist in private practice, Edinburgh. SECTION FIVE: PSYCHODYNAMIC RELFECTIONS ON SOCIAL POLICY. 16. Desire and the law, Andrew Cooper, Tavistock Clinic. 17. Social work responses to domestic violence in the context of child protection, Margaret Bell, University of York. 18. Reparative experience or repeated trauma? Child sexual abuse and adult mental health services, Carol-Ann Hooper and Juliet Koprowska. 19. The repudiated self: The failure of social welfare policy for older people, Joan Harbison, Dalhousie University, Canada. Index.
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