The Self and Autism - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780433308829, 9781483162461

The Self and Autism

1st Edition

The Library of Analytical Psychology

Editors: Michael Fordham Rosemary Gordon Judith Hubback
eBook ISBN: 9781483162461
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1976
Page Count: 312
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST
× DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


The Library of Analytical Psychology, Volume 3: The Self and Autism discusses the relationship between the concept of self and autism. The book primarily revolves around the work of Carl Jung. The first part of the book covers the theoretical aspects of analytical psychology; this part covers the concept of archetypes, self, and symbols. The importance of child experiences is also dealt with in the first chapter. The next part discusses the clinical techniques in treating children with autism. The last part presents case studies of infantile autism. The text will be of great use to psychologists, therapists, and councilors who are dealing with clients who have autism. The book will also be of great interest to readers who are concerned with autism.

Table of Contents

Editorial Introduction Preface Part One Chapter One The Theory of the Archetypes and the Self Chapter Two Symbolization Chapter Three Religious Experiences Chapter Four Individuation Chapter Five Primary Self, Primary Narcissism and Related Consepts Chapter Six Maturation in the First Two Years: Freudian and Jungian Concepts Compared Appendix Chapter Seven Infantile Autism: A Disorder of the Self Part Two Chapter Eight Reflections on Child Analysis and Therapy Chapter Nine Family Interviews Chapter Ten Child Analytical Psychotherapy Chapter Eleven Notes on the Psychotherapy of Infantile Autism Part Three Case Studies In Autism Index


No. of pages:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1976
eBook ISBN:

About the Editor

Michael Fordham

Rosemary Gordon

Judith Hubback

Ratings and Reviews