This edition of the Great Mind series Françoise Dolto and Child Psychoanalysis has been revised, updated, and reformatted. It is about one of the greatest psychoanalysts the world has known. The author interviewed Françoise Dolto in 1986, after having visited La Maison Verte in Paris, a center Dr. Dolto had created for parents and children that mainly served to prepare children for greater lapses of time away from their parents and the early kindergarten experience. The interview took place in Dr. Dolto’s apartment at 260, rue Saint-Jacques, near the Panthéon, Paris. A long correspondence followed the meeting which was published, after Dr. Dolto’s death, with the author's permission, by Gallimard Publishers, Paris, in 2005. The author reviews five of Françoise Dolto’s books, La Cause des Enfants (1985), Psychanalyse et Pédiatrie (1971), and three volumes of Dolto’s professional seminar on child psychoanalysis, Séminaire de Psychanalyse d’Enfants (1982, 1985, 1988). He tries to convey to the listener who is unfamiliar with psychoanalysis the basics for understanding the present book, and furthermore, stresses the uniqueness of Dr. Dolto’s approach to curing psychotic children - a feat that is unparalleled in human psychiatric history because psychosis was always held as incurable. The book retraces the fascinating way Françoise Dolto got to become an authority not only in psychiatry and psychoanalysis in France and worldwide but as a public figure of great renown in France while she is as good as unknown in the English speaking world. The motivation of the author was namely to break through this wall of silence and elucidate this particular audience about the genius of one of the greatest psychiatrists of our time, and of all times. He explains the stress that Françoise Dolto put upon children developing autonomy and the emotional detachment they experience from their parents with the liquidation of the Oedipus Complex at 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Fritz Walter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/127116/bk_acx0_127116_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
US psychologist Abraham Maslow's 1943 essay "A Theory of Human Motivation" established his idea of humanistic psychology as a "third force" in the field. Sigmund Freud's psychoanalysis developed the idea of understanding the mind through dialogue between patient and analyst. The behaviorism of Ivan Pavlov and John Watson focused on comprehending it through behaviors that can be measured, trained, and changed. Maslow, however, outlined a new approach to understanding the mind, saying humans are motivated by their need to satisfy a series of hierarchical needs, starting with the most essential first. He thought it important for the advancement of psychology to identify, group, and rank them in terms of priority. While Maslow's psychological influence may have declined since his death in 1970, his most recognizable legacy is this concept of a "hierarchy of needs." It remains highly significant in the fields of strategy, marketing, and management, where it is believed that his ideas can lead to higher productivity if applied to the running of organizations. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Macat.com. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/064329/bk_acx0_064329_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the moment it was published, The Psychology of Self-Esteem was recognized as a groundbreaking book that challenged and shook the very foundations of psychoanalysis and behaviorism. Dr. Branden's philosophy broke radically with the "mainstream" contemporary psychology of the time and set a new course for our studies and understanding of ourselves and our deepest natures. The genius of this benchmark work continues to shine through today, and its message continues to be of critical importance as we enter the 21st century. The Psychology of Self-Esteem presents a brilliant concept of the intertwining of human nature, mental health and illness, and the conditions necessary for the achievement of mental well-being. Here is the work that provided the genesis for so many concepts that today we take for granted. Here is an accessible, clear explanation of the true meaning of self-esteem, the relation of reason and emotion, the nature of free will, and the powerful impact of self-esteem on motivation, work, friendship, sex, and romantic love. This classic work is fresh, contemporary, and as vital and powerful as the day it was written. It remains a revolutionary contribution to man's understanding of himself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nathaniel Branden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/000209/bk_aren_000209_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sweet Potato Pie for the Spirit, Soul & Psyche is a book of wisdom, abundance, empowerment, prosperity, and success. Its purpose is to help individuals move forward in life in positive ways through increased self-improvement, self-development, self-motivation, self-reflection, self-actualization, self-determination, self-transformation and self-enhancement.And, it introduces and draws upon alternative mental health and wellness techniques like hypnosis, hypnotherapy, mindfulness, mind-setting, NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), timeline therapy, mental massages, parts integration, values realignment, regression analysis, defense mechanism analysis, all-day breakthroughs, Freudian psychoanalysis, and Ericksonian therapies.It illustrates the concept that pills alone will not solve most mental, emotional and/or psychological problems. The idea for this book came from watching Super Soul Sundays on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Watching the show has been such an inspiration for me. It's been a teacher. Oprah's Thought for Today newsletter has also been a great inspiration.As an MD with two abundance, empowerment, mind-setting, and prosperity practices, MLC of Greater Atlanta [MLCOGA], and Atlanta Coaching and Hypnotherapy Associates [ACHA], I help my clients to realize that there are motivations, inspirations, and moments of insight that are readily available to them.In practice, I found myself continually sending my clients to other sources to find concepts, affirmations, quotes, and statements that would help empower them and fuel their meditations on a daily basis. So, I decided to create one for them so that I wouldn't have to necessarily send them elsewhere. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Annabel Armour. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/202490/bk_acx0_202490_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Historians seemingly declared the end of psychohistory in the 1970s, but the time has come for a reappraisal. Once a notorious, far-reaching movement with origins rooted in Freudian psychoanalysis, psychohistory set out to understand motivation and explain action in historical subjects and events by utilising established psychological systems. When accusations of shoddy scholarship and reductionist technique were thrown at psychohistory's exponents, it seemed its time had passed. Here, Nick Basannavar explores the subgenre in depth before asking whether history turned its back too soon on the possible benefits of psychohistory. Taking a historiographical approach, he uses a case study of the psychohistorical literature on Richard Nixon to measure the successes, failures, and future potential of psychohistory.
After studying three distant psychological revolutions, the first that of psychoanalysis which emphasized unconscious and irrational force as controlling factors of behavior, the second revolution, the force of stimulus-response that characterized behavior, more recently, a third revolution namely the humanistic theory of motivation . The researcher acknowledged that Abraham H. Maslow may be considered the propounded and fore-runner of Humanism in psychology. The researcher inferred from the work Maslow had done that his contribution in the realm of human history and particularly in the field of human motivation, without doubt is remarkable work. To date none has come out with a better proposal than his hierarchical pyramid of human motivation. All that, so far done, had been the extension of Maslow's ideas and motivational indicators. However, this does not mean an end to further assessment of each hierarchical need of his needs' pyramid. Still there is need to further undertake research to know about hierarchical divisions in order of their potency and how those are influenced in different cultural settings.