The development of consciousness : an integrative model of child development, neuroscience and psychoanalysis / Giampaolo Sasso ; translated and revised by Jennifer Cottam.Material type: TextLanguage: English Original language: Italian Series: EFPP clinical monograph seriesPublication details: London : Karnac for the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Health Services and the Cyprus Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Studies, 2007. Description: 1 online resource (300 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9788847006591; 8847006597; 9781849405980; 1849405980; 9781855754829; 1855754827Uniform titles: Psicoanalisi e neuroscienze. English Subject(s): Child psychology | Consciousness | Child analysis | Neurosciences | Psychology, Child | Psychoanalytic Theory | Brain -- physiology | Child Development | Consciousness | Neurosciences | PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- Child | PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- Child & Adolescent | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Child Development | Child analysis | Child psychology | Consciousness | Neurosciences | Kind | Psychosoziale Entwicklung | Kognitive Entwicklung | Physiologische Psychologie | PsychoanalyseGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Development of consciousness.DDC classification: 155.4 LOC classification: BF721 | .S34413 2007ebNLM classification: 2008 D-411 | WS 105Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Translated from the Italian.
COVER; Contents; About the Author; Series Editors' Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE The cultural inheritance of Project for a Scientific Psychology; CHAPTER TWO Recent progress in the field of neuroscience; CHAPTER THREE The current idea of a child's mental development; CHAPTER FOUR A new model of brain development; CHAPTER FIVE Drive dynamics and maternal modulation; CHAPTER SIX Normal and pathogenic development of mother-child interaction; CHAPTER SEVEN Defence structures and the development of consciousness; CHAPTER EIGHT The origin of language.
Using 'Freud's Project for a scientific psychology' as a starting point, this book is a brilliant new approach that combines psychoanalytical research with neuroscience. Its aim is to delineate a new psychological framework for mental health practitioners. The author throws light on the slow pace of brain development during childhood, grapples with both the question of evolutionary factors, and the infant's sensitivity and predisposition to build relationships within his environment. The book also broadens and highlights two key topics topics; the origin of language and the importance of in.