Object Relations

Some articles on object relations, object:

Psychoanalysis/Archives/2003-2005 - Theories - Ego Psychology - Object Relations Theory
... Object relations theory attempts to explain vicissitudes of human relationships through a study of how internal representations of self and others are structured ... The clinical symptoms that suggest object relations problems (typically developmental delays throughout life) include disturbances in an individual's capacity to feel warmth, empathy, trust, sense of security ... also sometimes termed, "introjects," "self and object representations," or "internalizations of self and other") although often attributed to Melanie Klein ...
Psychoanalytic Concepts Of Love And Hate - Love and Hate in The Work of Ian Suttie
... be seen as one of the first significant object relations theorists and his ideas anticipated the concepts put forward by modern self psychologists ... health would depend on the success or failure of this first relationship (object relations) ... Another advocate of the object relations paradigm is Melanie Klein ...
Self Psychology - Criticism
... least three other directions drive theory, Lacanian psychoanalysis, and object relations theory ... From an object relations perspective, Kohut 'allows no place for internal determinants ... Drive psychology, ego psychology, object relations psychology and self psychology each have important insights to offer twenty-first-century clinicians ...
Megalomania - Object Relations
... to psychoanalysis, in the second half of the 20th century object relations theory, both in the States and among British Kleinians, set about 'rethinking megalomania.. ... into a complex organization that linked object relations and defence mechanisms' in such a way as to offer new 'prospects for therapy' ...

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