The Primitive Edge of Experience

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Routledge, Apr 19, 2018 - Psychology - 254 pages
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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
Schizoid Phenomena
The Transitional Relationship
A Reevaluation of the Freudian Female Oedipal Narrative
The Absence of Thirdness
Creating Analytic Significance
Cautionary Tales
Anxious Questioning
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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Ogden, Thomas

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