Personality Development: A Psychoanalytic Perspective


Personality Development is a comprehensive overview of infant observation and personality development. It starts at inter-utero life and goes through to adulthood, focusing on the emotional tasks involved at each stage of development and the interplay of internal processes and external circumstances.Contents include:* intra-uterine life and the experience of birth* babyhood: becoming a person in the family* the toddler and the wider world* the latency period.Using clinical and observational material, it will be of interest to those teaching personality development courses, as well as mental health and child care professionals.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Debbie Hindle
  • Marta Vaciago Smith
  • Ruth Seglow
  • Hamish Canham
  • Lisa Miller
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999


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