The Restoration of the Self

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In his foundational work The Restoration of the Self , noted psychoanalyst Heinz Kohut boldly challenges what he called "the limits of classical analytic theory" and the Freudian orthodoxy. Here Kohut proposes a "psychology of the self" as a theory in its own right-one that can stand beside the teachings of Freud and Jung. Using clinical data, Kohut explores issues such as the role of narcissism in personality, when a patient can be considered cured, and the oversimplifications and social biases that unduly influenced ...

The Restoration of the Self 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226450131

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