Working with psychosis

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Seminar 1

Eigen, M. (1985) Toward Bion’s Starting Point: Between Catastrophe and Faith International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 66:3 321-330 ISSN: 00207578 Available on PepWeb

Searles H.F. (1965) The effort to drive the other person crazy – an element in the aetiology and psychotherapy of schizophrenia (1959). In Collected Papers on Schizophrenia and Related Subjects p.254-283 London: Karnac (Maresfield Library) ISBN:  0946439303

Seminar 2

Bleger, J. (1967) Psycho-analysis of the psycho-analytic frame International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 48:4 511-9 ISSN: 00207578 Available on PepWeb

Meltzer, D. et al. (1986) The Conceptual Distinction between Projective Identification (Klein) and Container-Contained (Bion). In Studies in Extended Metapsychology: Clinical Applications of Bion’s Ideas p.50-69. Reading: Clunie Press ISBN:  0902965190

Bion, W.R. (1959) Attacks on Linking International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 40: 308-15 (No ISBN) Available on PepWeb

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