Psychoanalytic theory, therapy, and the self
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Psychoanalytic theory, therapy, and the self a basic guide to the human personality in Freud, Erikson, Klein, Sullivan, Fairbairn, Hartmann, Jacobson, and Winnicott by Harry Guntrip

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Published by Basic Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Self.,
  • Psychoanalysis.,
  • Psychotherapy.

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Edition Notes

StatementHarry Guntrip.
SeriesHarper Torchbooks -- TB5012
LC ClassificationsBF173 .G783 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19786530M
ISBN 100465095119

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