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Character affliction bargains a entire and available choice of papers that may be essentially important to practitioners operating in safe and non-secure settings with sufferers who've character problems. This e-book brings jointly fourteen vintage papers, which deal with the influence that operating with character sickness sufferers could have on employees. It additionally bargains theoretical factors for character sickness, and explores different concerns comparable to the idea that of barriers in medical perform, psychiatric employees as attachment figures and the connection among severity of character illness and youth studies. each one paper is brought with contextual fabric, and is by way of a chain of questions which are meant for use as academic routines. This publication might be crucial interpreting for medical and forensic psychologists, psychiatrists, group psychiatric nurses, social staff and scholars.

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And to your service users? W. Winnicott 1947 Editors’ reflections This classic paper is one of the first to acknowledge that therapists may experience ambivalent and indeed, hateful feelings towards service users during therapy. Also, due to the nature of their difficulties, there are a group of service users (the psychotics) who are more ‘prone’ to evoke these feelings. Countertransference subsequently becomes one of the central themes of the therapy. In recognising this, Winnicott makes a strong argument for personal therapy for those working with these individuals.

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