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A Psychology of Difference:
The American Lectures
Otto Rank
Selected, edited, and introduced by Robert Kramer
With a foreword by Rollo May

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword
Chronology of Rank's Life (1884-1939)
Editor's Notes to the Reader
Introduction. Insight and Blindness: Visions of Rank3
Pt. 1The Trauma of Birth: "A Much Stronger Repression Than Even Infantile Sexuality"
1Psychoanalysis as General Psychology (1924)51
2The Therapeutic Application of Psychoanalysis (1924)66
3The Trauma of Birth and Its Importance for Psychoanalytic Therapy (1924)78
4Psychoanalysis as a Cultural Factor (1924)85
Pt. 2Exploring the Dark Continent of Maternal Power: "The 'Bad Mother' Freud Has Never Seen"
5Foundations of a Genetic Psychology (1926)99
6Development of the Ego (1926)107
7The Problem of the Etiology of the Neurosis (1926)112
8The Anxiety Problem (1926)116
9The Genesis of the Guilt-Feeling (1926)131
10The Genesis of the Object Relation (1926)140
Pt. 3From Projection and Identification to Self-Determination: "Emotions Are the Center and Real Sphere of Psychology"
11Love, Guilt, and the Denial of Feelings (1927)153
12Emotional Suffering and Therapy (1927)166
13The Significance of the Love Life (1927)177
14Social Adaptation and Creativity (1927)189
15The Prometheus Complex (1927)201
16Parental Attitudes and the Child's Reactions (1927)211
Pt. 4Toward a Theory of Relationship and Relativity: "I Am No Longer Trying to Prove Freud was Wrong and I Right"
17Speech at First International Congress on Mental Hygiene (1930)221
18Beyond Psychoanalysis (1928)228
19The Yale Lecture (1929)240
20Neurosis as a Failure in Creativity (1935)251
21Active and Passive Therapy (1935)260
22Modern Psychology and Social Change (1938)264
Prior Publication of Lectures277
References279
Index285

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