The Primitive Edge of Experience
This book is concerned with the primitive edge of human experience. It explores the idea that human experience is the product of the dialectical interplay of three modes of generating experience: the depressive, the paranoid-schizoid, and the autistic-contiguous.
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Experience in a ParanoidSchizoid Mode
The Nature of AutisticContiguous Anxiety
The Transitional Relationship
A Reevaluation of the Freudian Female Oedipal Narrative
The Absence of Thirdness
Creating Analytic Significance
The Structuralization of Misrecognition
Misrecognition as a Dimension of Eating Disorders
Implications for the Development of Gender Identity
The Organization of Sexual Meaning
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analysand analysis analytic setting analytic space anxiety aspect attempt autistic shapes autistic-contiguous mode autistic-contiguous position become beginning bodily castration anxiety chapter Chasseguet-Smirgel child conception constitutes context countertransference created danger defense depressive mode depressive position described discussed early experienced external fantasy father-in-mother fear felt female Oedipus complex Freud girl’s idea initial internal object relations internal object relationship internal object world International Journal International Universities Press interpretation involves Jason Aronson Journal of Psycho-Analysis Klein little boy little girl male means mediated meeting misrecognitions mode of experience Oedipal father Ogden omnipotent one’s paranoid-schizoid mode paranoid-schizoid position pathological patient penis person phallic phallus phenomena pre-Oedipal mother primal scene phantasy primitive projective identification psychoanalytic psychological organization relatedness schizoid schizophrenic sensations sense sensory experience sensory surface sexual skin space symbol T. S. Eliot talk therapist therapy transference transitional Oedipal relationship transitional relationship Tustin unconscious mind understanding understood Winnicott York