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Author Akhtar, Monisha
Title Play and Playfulness : Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Aspects
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Jason Aronson, Inc., 2011
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Development -- Self-Other Action Play: A Window into the Representational World of the Infant -- Fathers and Play -- Adolescence as a Time to Play -- Psychopathology -- Neurotic Inhibitions of Play -- Normal and Pathological Playfulness -- Remembering, Replaying , and Working Through: The Transformation of Trauma in Children's Play -- Sociocultural Aspects -- Cultural Pathways to Understanding Children's Play: Mythology and Folklore -- Playing for Survival during the Holocaust -- Play and Creativity -- Play and Track II Diplomacy -- Technical Implications -- Aggression in Children: Origins, Manifestations, and Management through Play -- Play and Very Young Children in Object Relations Family Therapy -- Playfulness in the Adult Analytic Relationship -- References -- Index -- About the Contributors
Appearing nearly forty years after the last significant text on the topic, this book brings the psychoanalytic theory on play truly up to date and elucidates its significance for clinical work with the help of illustrative clinical vignettes
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Akhtar, Monisha Play and Playfulness : Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Aspects Blue Ridge Summit : Jason Aronson, Inc.,c2011 9780765707604
Subject Play and Playthings - psychology
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Bergman, Anni
Bornstein, Melvin
Brenner, Ira
Daniels, Lucy
Etezady, M. Hossein
A. Freeman, Daniel M
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