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Author Mollon, Phil
Title Shame and Jealousy : The Hidden Turmoils
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2002
©2002
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Descript 1 online resource (178 pages)
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Series The Psychoanalytic Ideas Series
The Psychoanalytic Ideas Series
Note COVER -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- PREFACE -- CHAPTER ONE: Shame and jealousy -- CHAPTER TWO: Further reflections on shame -- CHAPTER THREE: Psychic murder syndrome -- CHAPTER FOUR: Jealousy -- CHAPTER FIVE: Shame in the psychoanalytic consulting room -- Concluding summary -- A note on psychoanalysis for the general reader -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
A volume in the Psychoanalytic Ideas Series, published for the Institute of Psychoanalysis by Karnac. Here, shame and jealousy are examined as hidden turmoils; as basic human feelings found in everyone but often suppressed and neglected. An unfulfilled need, unanswered plea for help, and failure to connect with and understand other people are all underlying causes for shame and feeling inadequate. Mollon argues that feelings of shame form an intrinsic part of the analytic encounter but 'astonishingly, this shame-laden quality of the psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic setting is rarely addressed.This lucidly written and much-needed volume explores the profound effects shame and jealousy can have on self-esteem and how this can eventually lead to a chronic condition.'In the gaps and clumsy steps in human intercourse, in the misunderstandings and misjudgements, in the blank mocking eyes where empathy should be, in the look of disgust where a smile was anticipated, in the loneliness and disappointment of inarticulate desire that cannot be communicated because the words cannot be found, in the terrible hopeless absence when human connection fails, and in the empty yet rage-filled desolation of abuse - there in these holes and missing bits lies shame. Shame is where we fail.'- Phil Mollon, from the Preface
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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: Mollon, Phil Shame and Jealousy : The Hidden Turmoils London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2002 9781855759183
Subject Shame.;Jealousy.;Psychoanalysis
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