ERIC Number: ED030252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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On Human Symbiosis and the Vicissitudes of Individuation. Infantile Psychosis, Volume 1.
Mahler, Margaret S.
The concepts of symbiosis and separation-individuation are explained, and the symbiosis theory of infantile psychosis is presented. Diagnostic considerations and clinical cases of child psychosis are reviewed; prototypes of mother-child interaction are described; and therapy is discussed. A summary of the symbiosis theory and a bibliography of more than 400 items are provided. (JD)
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Emotional Disturbances, Etiology, Exceptional Child Services, Handicapped Children, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Personality Development, Personality Problems, Personality Theories, Psychopathology, Psychosis, Psychotherapy
International Universities Press, Inc., 239 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003 ($7.00)
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