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Klein, M. (1932). The Psycho-Analysis of Children. The International Psycho-Analytical Library, 22:1-379. London: The Hogarth Press.

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(1932). The International Psycho-Analytical Library, 22:1-379. London: The Hogarth Press.

The Psycho-Analysis of Children

Melanie Klein


Preface 8
Translator's Note 13
Introduction 17
Part I The Technique of Child Analysis 23
Chapter I The Psychological Foundations of Child Analysis1 23
Chapter II The Technique of Early Analysis 40
Chapter III An Obsessional Neurosis in a Six-Year-Old Girl1 65
Chapter IV The Technique of Analysis in the Latency Period 94
Chapter V The Technique of Analysis in Puberty 122
Chapter VI Neurosis in Children 142
Chapter VII The Sexual Activities of Children 164
Part II Early Anxiety-Situations and their Effect on the Development of the Child 179
Chapter VIII Early Stages of the Oedipus Conflict and of Super-Ego Formation 179
Chapter IX The Relations Between Obsessional Neurosis and the Early Stages of the Super-Ego 210
Chapter X The Significance of Early Anxiety-Situations in the Development of the Ego 245
Chapter XI The Effects of Early Anxiety-Situations on the Sexual Development of the Girl 268
Chapter XII The Effects of Early Anxiety-Situations on the Sexual Development of the Boy 326
Appendix The Scope and Limits of Child Analysis 369
List of Books and Papers Referred to 375
List of Patients 381

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