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Hartmann, H. (1939). Ego Psychology and the Problem of Adaptation. International Universities Press, Inc. New York.

Hartmann, H. (1939). Ego Psychology and the Problem of Adaptation. , 1-121. International Universities Press, Inc. New York .

Ego Psychology and the Problem of Adaptation

Heinz Hartmann

Translated by:
David Rapaport


Preface vii
Author's Note xi
1. The Conflict-Free Ego Sphere 3
2. Adaptation 22
3. Adaptation and “Fitting Together”—The Reality Principle 38
4. Ego Development and Adaptation 48
5. Internalization, Thinking, and Rational Behavior 57
6. Some Integrative Functions of the Ego 74
7. Implications for the Concepts of Health and Education 80
8. Preconscious Automatisms 86
9. Ego Apparatuses. Autonomous Ego Development 100
Bibliography 109
Name Index 115
Subject Index 117

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The publication of a complete English translation of Heinz Hartmann's essay, EGO PSYCHOLOGY AND THE PROBLEM OF ADAPTATION, inaugurates the Monograph Series of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

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