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By Polly Young-Eisendrath, Terence Dawson

This re-creation represents a wide-ranging and recent severe creation to the psychology of Carl Jung, one of many founders of psychoanalysis. together with new essays and thorough revisions of many of the unique chapters, it constitutes a thorough new review of his legacy. Andrew Samuels's advent succinctly articulates the demanding situations dealing with the Jungian neighborhood. The fifteen essays set Jung within the context of his personal time, define the present perform and thought of Jungian psychology and exhibit how Jungians proceed to query and evolve his pondering and use it on features of contemporary tradition and psychoanalysis. the quantity contains a complete chronology of Jung's existence and paintings, greatly revised and recent bibliographies, a case research and a thesaurus. it's an quintessential reference software for either scholars and experts, written via a world group of Jungian analysts and students from a number of disciplines.

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The “Jung” problem It is impossible to make this argument without first exploring the cultural and intellectual contexts in which it is mounted. Until recently, Jung has been “banished comprehensively” from academic life, borrow a phrase used by the distinguished psychologist Liam Hudson (1983) in a review of a collection of Jung’s writings. Let us try to understand why it is so. First, the secret “committee” set up by Freud and Jones in 1912 to defend the cause of “true” psychoanalysis spent a good deal of time and energy on disparaging Jung.

9) Jung was a psychiatrist and retained an interest in psychosis all his life. From his earliest clinical work with patients at the Burgho¨lzli hospital in Zurich, he argued that schizophrenic phenomena have meanings which a sensitive therapist can elucidate. In this regard, he anticipates R. D. Laing and the anti-psychiatry movement of the 1960s. Jung’s final position on schizophrenia, in 1958, was that there may be some kind of biochemical “toxin” involved in the serious psychoses that would suggest a genetic element.

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