Melanie Klein 18821960

Klein worked with children under 2 years old, and believed that failure of psychological development at this time was the origin of neurosis in later life. She described developmental stages: the paranoid-schizoid position related to the child's perception of its mother's breast first as a 'good object', which is intro-jected, and then as a 'bad object' onto which aggressive feelings are projected. This is followed by the depressive position when the child becomes aware that the good and bad mother are the same and must cope with the depressive anxiety of having attacked the needed good object.

Other 'neo-Freudians' include Adler, Fromm, Reich, Erikson, Sullivan, Horney, Anna Freud, Winnicot, and Fairbairn.

Do Not Panic

Do Not Panic

This guide Don't Panic has tips and additional information on what you should do when you are experiencing an anxiety or panic attack. With so much going on in the world today with taking care of your family, working full time, dealing with office politics and other things, you could experience a serious meltdown. All of these things could at one point cause you to stress out and snap.

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