How to Survive in Spite of Your Parents By Margaret Reinhold
How to Survive in Spite of Your Parents
by Margaret Reinhold
Describes how parents' behaviour towards their children can often destructively affect the child's well-being, both in childhood and later as an adult. The book aims to help adults who have experienced a difficult childhood to resolve some of the resulting problems.
Part 1 Introduction to psychiatry: coming to terms with childhood legacies; psychotherapy - a description and an explanation. Part 2 The inner world of the mind - how we relate to and cope with the outer world of the environment: conceptual thinking and feelings - conceptual thinking, feelings; consciousness and the unconscious - rationalization and repression; our sense of our own image, our identity; our differences in personality and character; morality, guilt and conscience; inherited abilities or drives - aggression destructive, aggression - constructive, sexuality, masturbation, frigidity and impotence, love, aggression and love, cruelty, jealousy. Part 3 Adverse circumstances in a child's life: loss of a parent - death, divorce, abandonment; separation, birth and other parting; pregnancy. Part 4 Children's responses to damage: stoicism; loneliness and solitude; addiction to alcohol and other drugs; hope; acting out for parents; delinquency and crime - kleptomania; depressive illness - treatment of depressive illness, suicide; psychosomatic disorders. Part 5 Analytical psychotherapy re-assessed. Appendices: how to obtain psychotherapy; useful addresses.
How to Survive in Spite of Your Parents by Margaret Reinhold
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