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Title Personality and psychopathology [electronic resource] : the influence of David Shapiro / edited by Craig Piers.

Published New York : Springer, 2011.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xxvi, 292 p.)
Notes "This book brings together leading figures in psychodynamic thought to critically evaluate essential aspects of Shapiro's work ... Shapiro has written a formal response to each chapter and the contributors were invited to conclude the exchange with a rejoinder"--P. ix.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Another view of psychotherapy? / Herbert J. Schlesinger -- Personality in context : reflections on the contributions of David Shapiro / Paul L. Wachtel -- A new developmental foundation for David Shapiro's work on autonomy and character / E. Virginia Demos -- Two configurations of personality development and psychopathology : etiologic and therapeutic implications / Sidney J. Blatt -- Autonomy and schizophrenia : reflections on an ideal / Louis A. Sass -- Reconceptualizing defense, unconscious processes, and self-knowledge : David Shapiro's contribution / Morris N. Eagle -- Defensive styles of thinking to prevent dreaded states of mind / Mardi J. Horowitz -- Self-deceptive speech : a psycholinguistic view / Michael F. Schober and Peter J. Glick -- Neurotic self-deception as a reproductive strategy / Lawrence Josephs -- David Shapiro's characterology and complex systems theory / Craig Piers -- I don't want to want to : intentionality and craving in addiction / Mindy Greenstein -- Activity, passivity, and the subjective experience of hypomania / Andreas Evdokas and Ali Khadivi -- Appendix A : On two fundamental categories of psychopathology / David Shapiro -- Appendix B : Publications by David Shapiro.
Summary With his penetrating theory of personality and his nuanced understanding of the psychotherapeutic relationship, David Shapiro has influenced clinicians across the theoretical spectrum since the publication of Neurotic Styles in 1965. This influence is on vivid display in "Personality and Psychopathology", as noted contemporary theorists critically evaluate his work in a fascinating dialogue with Shapiro himself. Starting with a crucial therapeutic observation - the centrality of the relationship between what the client says in session and how it is said - contributors revisit his cor.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Piers, Craig, 1964-
Subject Shapiro, David, 1926- -- Influence.
Psychology, Pathological.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781441962140 (electronic bk.)
144196214X (electronic bk.)