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Meltzer, D. (1978). The Kleinian Development. Karnac Books Ltd..

Meltzer, D. (1978). The Kleinian Development. , 1-420. Karnac Books Ltd..

The Kleinian Development

Donald Meltzer


Introduction ix
Part One
Acknowledgements 2
Introduction 2
I 1895 Why History? 4
II 1900 The Spiral of Method and Data (Studies on Hysteria) 17
III 1901 The Crystallization of the Method Dream Analysis—(Dora) 24
IV 1905 Freud's Theory of Sexuality 39
V 1909 The Case History of Little Hans (Infantile Neurosis) 46
VI 1909 The Rat Man (Obsessional Neurosis) 54
VII 1910 The Leonardo Paper (Narcissism) 62
VIII 1911 The Schreber Case (Inner World) 73
IX 1914 Mourning and Melancholia (Identification Processes) 78
X 1918 The Wolf Man (The Primal Scene) 89
XI 1919 The Child Being Beaten (The Perversions) 102
XII 1920 Beyond the Pleasure Principle and Group Psychology (The Ego-Ideal) 114
XIII 1923 The Ego and the Id (The Advent of the Structural Theory) 124
XIV 1926 The Last Years (Anxiety and the Economics of the Mind) 132
Part Two
(A Critique of the ‘Narrative or a Child Analysis’ and a Review of Melanie Klein's Work)
Acknowledgements 144
Introduction 145
I First Week—Sessions 1-6 Establishing the Analytic Situation; Evolution of the Concepts: Paranoid-Schizoid and Depressive Positions 147
II Second Week—Sessions 7-12 The Developmental Role of the Thirst for Knowledge 156
III Third Week—Sessions 13-18 ‘Envy and Gratitude’ as the Organizing Postscript to the Body of Melanie Klein's Theoretical Work 162
IV Fourth Week—Sessions 19-24 Unconscious Phantasies as Mechanisms of Defence, with Special Reference to Obsessional Mechanisms 169
V Fifth Week—Sessions 25-29 The Anxieties of the Paranoid-Schizoid Position: Paranoid Anxiety, Persecutory Anxiety, Persecutory Depression 177
VI Sixth Week—Sessions 30-33 The Development of the Concept of Reparation: True, Manic and Mock Reparation 186
VII Seventh Week—Sessions 34-39 Concepts of Confusion—Their Absence in the Work with Richard and its Consequence 193
VIII Eighth Week—Sessions 40-45 The Phenomenology of Hypochondria: its Differentiation from Psychosomatic Phenomena or Somatic Delusions 202
IX Ninth Week—Sessions 46-52 Splitting and Idealization: its Role in Development and its Defects' Contribution to Psycho-pathology 206
X Tenth Week—Sessions 53-59 The Composition of Intolerance to Frustration—Review of the Ten Weeks' Work 215
XI Eleventh Week—Sessions 60-65 The Clinical Manifestations of Splitting Processes and the Structural Meaning of Integration, with Special Reference to the Concept of Ambivalence 224
XII Twelfth Week—Sessions 66-71 The Role of Interpretation in the Therapeutic Process 231
XIII Thirteenth Week—Sessions 72-77 The Relation of Ambivalence to the Experience of Depressive Pain 239
XIV Fourteenth Week—Sessions 78-83 Technical Problems Related to Countertransference 246
XV Fifteenth Week—Sessions 84-89 The Concept of the Combined Object and its Impact on Development 253
XVI Sixteenth Week—Sessions 90-93 The Achievements of the Analysis, with Special Reference to Dependence on Internal Objects 261
Part Three
Acknowledgements 270
Introduction 271
I Experiences in Groups 273
II Re-view of Group Dynamics and The Imaginary Twin 283
III The Schizophrenia Papers 290
IV Approach to a Theory of Thinking 300
V Alpha-Function and Beta-Elements 307
VI Container and Contained—the Prototype of Learning 316
VII The Elements of Psycho-analysis and Psycho-analytical Objects 324
VIII The Role of Myth in the Employment of Thoughts 333
IX Psycho-analytical Observation and the Theory of Transformations 341
X Analytic Truth and the Operation of Multiple Vertices 349
XI “Learning About” as a Resistance to “Becoming” 356
XII The Bondage of Memory and Desire 364
XIII The Psycho-analytic Couple and the Group 373
XIV Review: Catastrophic Change and the Mechanisms of Defence 380
Appendix: A Note on Bion's Concept “Reversal of Alpha-function”, Donald Meltzer 389
Index 397


If we take the beginning of Anna O's treatment with Breuer as the start of the Psycho-analytical Era, 1980 would be its centenary.

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