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Imagination, Illness and Injury

Jungian Psychology and the Somatic Dimensions of Perception

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Imagination, Illness and Injury by Melanie Starr Costello
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How does the body influence the way we see the world? Imagination, Illness and Injury examines the psychological factors behind perceptual limitations and distortions and links a broad range of somatic manifestations with their resolution. Melanie Starr Costello applies Jungian theory to a variety of cases, attributing psychosomatic phenomena to cognitive processes that are common to us all. She analyses the role of illness in several life narratives, and interprets the appearance of somatic phenomena during important phases of analytic treatment. Together these case narratives present a significant challenge to established views of psychosomatics. Subjects covered include: archetypal constrictions of identity somatic elements of perception the psyche-soma split. Imagination, Illness and Injury brings a fresh perspective to the understanding and treatment of the psychotherapy client as a psycho-somatic unity. Jungian analysts, psychoanalysts, and psychotherapists will greatly benefit from the clinical applications of archetypal theory presented here.

Author Biography

Jungian Analyst in Private Practice
Release date NZ
June 30th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
9 Halftones, color
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
144
Dimensions
138x216x11
ISBN-13
9780415376389
Product ID
1683384

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