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A brief introduction to psychoanalytic theory

Frosh, Stephen (2012) A brief introduction to psychoanalytic theory. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230369290.

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Book synopsis: Psychoanalytic theory remains hugely influential to our understanding of the mind and human behaviour. It provides a rich source of ideas for therapeutic practice, while offering dramatic insights for the study of culture and society. This comprehensive review of the field: Explores the birth of psychoanalysis, taking the reader step by step through Freud's original ideas and how they developed and evolved. Provides a clear account of fundamental psychoanalytic concepts. Discusses the different schools of psychoanalysis that have emerged since Freud. Illustrates the wider applications of psychoanalytic ideas across film, literature and politics.

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School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
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Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2012 15:49
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