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The psychological birth of the human infant : symbiosis and individuation, by Margaret S. Mahler

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The psychological birth of the human infant : symbiosis and individuation
Title
The psychological birth of the human infant
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symbiosis and individuation
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by Margaret S. Mahler
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eng
Summary
'The biological birth of the human infant and the psychological birth of the individual are not coincident in time. The former is a dramatic, observable, and well-circumscribed event; the latter a slowly unfolding intra psychic process.'Thus begins this highly acclaimed book in which the author and her collaborators break new ground in developmental psychology and present the first complete theoretical statement of the author's observations on the normal separation-individuation process. Separation and individuation are presented in this major work as two complementary developments. Separation is described as the child's emergence from a symbiotic fusion with the mother, while individuation consists of those achievements making the child's assumption of his own individual characteristics. Each of the sub-phases of separation-individuation is described in detail, supported by a wealth of clinical observations which trace the tasks confronting the infant and his mother as he progresses towards achieving his own individuality
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Mahler, Margaret S. ,
Dewey number
155.422
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non fiction
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Taylor and Francis
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  • Infant psychology
  • Infants
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The psychological birth of the human infant : symbiosis and individuation, by Margaret S. Mahler
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Contents
  • chapter 3 The Forerunners of the Separation-Individuation Process
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 4 The First Subphase: Differentiation and the Development of the Body Image
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  • chapter 5 The Second Subphase: Practicing
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  • chapter 6 The Third Subphase: Rapprochement
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  • chapter 7 The Fourth Subphase: Consolidation of Individuality and the Beginnings of Emotional Object Constancy
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • part I Separation-Individuation in Perspective
  • part III Five Children's Subphase Development
  • chapter Introduction
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  • chapter 8 Bruce
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  • chapter 9 Donna
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  • chapter 10 Wendy
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  • chapter 11 Teddy
  • chapter 1 Overview
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  • chapter 12 Sam
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  • part IV Summary and Reflections
  • chapter 13 Variations Within the Subphases with Special Reference to Differentiation
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 14 The Epigenesis of Separation Anxiety, Basic Mood, and Primitive Identity
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  • chapter 15 Reflections on Core Identity and Self-Boundary Formation
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  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 16 Some Concluding Remarks about the Significance of the Rapprochement Crisis
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  • part Appendices The Data Analysis and Its Rationale: A Case Study in Systematic Clinical Research
  • chapter APPENDIX A The Available Data
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  • chapter APPENDIX B A Research Rationale
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  • chapter APPENDIX C Some Research Strategies
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  • chapter 2 Evolution and Functioning of the Research Setting
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  • part II On Human Symbiosis and the Subphases of the Separation-Individuation Process
  • chapter Introduction
  • Margaret S. Mahler
Control code
9780429482915
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429482915
System control number
(OCoLC)914298918
Label
The psychological birth of the human infant : symbiosis and individuation, by Margaret S. Mahler
Publication
Copyright
Contents
  • chapter 3 The Forerunners of the Separation-Individuation Process
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 4 The First Subphase: Differentiation and the Development of the Body Image
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 5 The Second Subphase: Practicing
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 6 The Third Subphase: Rapprochement
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 7 The Fourth Subphase: Consolidation of Individuality and the Beginnings of Emotional Object Constancy
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • part I Separation-Individuation in Perspective
  • part III Five Children's Subphase Development
  • chapter Introduction
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 8 Bruce
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 9 Donna
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 10 Wendy
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 11 Teddy
  • chapter 1 Overview
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 12 Sam
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • part IV Summary and Reflections
  • chapter 13 Variations Within the Subphases with Special Reference to Differentiation
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 14 The Epigenesis of Separation Anxiety, Basic Mood, and Primitive Identity
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 15 Reflections on Core Identity and Self-Boundary Formation
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 16 Some Concluding Remarks about the Significance of the Rapprochement Crisis
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • part Appendices The Data Analysis and Its Rationale: A Case Study in Systematic Clinical Research
  • chapter APPENDIX A The Available Data
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter APPENDIX B A Research Rationale
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter APPENDIX C Some Research Strategies
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • chapter 2 Evolution and Functioning of the Research Setting
  • Margaret S. Mahler
  • part II On Human Symbiosis and the Subphases of the Separation-Individuation Process
  • chapter Introduction
  • Margaret S. Mahler
Control code
9780429482915
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429482915
System control number
(OCoLC)914298918

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