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I really wanted to like this book. I'd been hearing such good things about it that I actually tracked it down from an obscure use books website. Basically, it is a theoretical manifesto from one of the pioneers of modern psychoanalysis, a theoretical offshoot of classical theory which tries to provide a framework for the treatment of schizophrenics and patients with other severe narcissistic disorders. Meadow and her mentor Spotnitz believed in Freud's second dual instinct model (eros and the ...more