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Description - Reason and Passion by David Bell

A recent recipient of the Sigourney Award for her contributions to psychoanalysis, Hanna Segal's fame stems principally from her work in developing and disseminating the theories of Melanie Klein. She was analyzed by Klein and has become one of the most influential figures within the Klein group of the British Psychoanalytic Society. She has written two books on Klein's work as well as numerous other books and papers, and is noteworthy for her major contribution to applied psychoanalysis (particularly in the fields of literature and politics). This is the first of two volumes compiled in Segal's honour by a group of internationally-renowned psychoanalysts who reflect numerous aspects of her clinical and theoretical work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855759695
ISBN-10: 1855759691
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 147mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Karnac Books
Publisher: Karnac Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Bell

David Bell is a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Tavistock Clinic in London, where he directs the Fitzjohn's Unit, a specialist service for serious/complex psychological disorders. He is visiting Professorial Fellow, Birkbeck College, London and past President of the British Psychoanalytical Society. Throughout his career he has been deeply involved in the relation between psychoanalysis and literature, philosophy and politics, and has made numerous contributions in these areas. He is one of the UK's leading psychiatric experts in asylum/human rights. He is contributing editor of 'Reason and Passion' and 'Psychoanalysis and Culture: A Kleinian Perspective'.

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