By Heinz Kohut
Publish 12 months note: First released September 1st 1971 via overseas Universities Press
Psychoanalyst, instructor, and student, Heinz Kohut was once one of many 20th century's most crucial intellectuals. A insurgent in response to many mainstream psychoanalysts, Kohut challenged Freudian orthodoxy and the scientific keep an eye on of psychoanalysis in the USA.
In his hugely influential publication The research of the Self, Kohut proven the normal of the therapy of character problems for a iteration of analysts. This quantity, most sensible recognized for its groundbreaking research of narcissism, is vital analyzing for students and practitioners looking to comprehend human character in its many incarnations.
“Kohut has performed for narcissism what the novelist Charles Dickens did for poverty within the 19th century. all people constantly knew that either existed and have been an issue. . . . The undoubted originality is to have positioned it jointly in a kind which includes entice action.”— International magazine of Psychoanalysis