Human Development/Pathological Formations Track
Third Year Course, Weeks 21-30
Instructors: Donald Ross, M.D. and Lynn Friedman, Ph.D.
- Week 21 March 8 Normal Adult Development 1
Joyce, James (1914): “The Dead”, From Dubliners: The Corrected Text, The Folio Society: London, 2003, 175-223.
- Week 22 March 15 Normal Adult Development 2
Wheelis, Allen (1956): The vocational hazards of psychoanalysis Int J Psa 37: 171-184
Gould, Roger (1993): Transformational tasks in adulthood. In Pollock GH, Greenspan SI (1993): The Course of Life, Vol VI: Late Adulthood, IUP: Madison, 23-68.
- March 22 Easter Break
- Week 23 March 29 Borderline Pathology 1
Ross DR, Favero M (2002): The experience of borderline phenomena through cinema: Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, and Pulp Fiction. Journal Am Academy of Psychoanalysis 30:489-507.
- Week 24 April 5 Borderline Pathology 2
Kernberg OF (1975): Borderline Conditions and Pathological Narcissism, Chapter 1, The Syndrome, Jason Aronson: New York, 3-47.
- Week 25 April 12 Narcissistic Pathology 1
Kohut H (1966): Forms and transformations of narcissism. Originally in JAPA 14: 243-272.
- April 19 Passover Break
- Week 26 April 26 Narcissistic Pathology 2
Ross DR (1999): Hunting the white whale: Narcissistic rage from the perspectives of Ahab, Kohut, and the Buddha. Unpublished manuscript presented at “Clinical Applications of Buddhist Principles” Symposium, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Towson MD.
Kohut H (1972): Thoughts on narcissism and narcissistic rage. Originally in PSC 23: 360-400.
- Week 27 May 3 Narcissistic Pathology 3
Guttman A, Ross DR (2001): Integrating Kernberg and Kohut in clinical practice. Unpublished manuscript presented as the Gary O. Morris Research Award to the Washington Psychoanalytic Society, Washington, DC.
- Week 28 May 10 Masochistic Pathology 1
Merkin, Daphne (1996): Unlikely obsession: Confronting a taboo. From The New Yorker Magazine, 99-115.
Freud, Sigmund (1919): A child is being beaten: a contribution to the study of the origin of sexual perversions. SE 17: 175-204.
- Week 29 May 17 Masochistic Pathology 2
Cooper A (1984): The unusually painful analysis: a group of narcissistic-masochistic characters. In Pollock G, Gedo J (1984): Psychoanalysis, The Vital Issue, IUP: Madison, 45-67.
Millhauser, Steven (1988): “The Knife Thrower”, From The Knife Thrower and Other Stories. Crown: New York, 9-24.
- May 24 Memorial Day Break
- Week 30 May 31 Wrap Up – Failures in Work and Love
Byatt AS (1993): “The Chinese Lobster”, From: The Matisse Stories. Random House: New York, 93-134.
Joyce, James (1914): “A Painful Case”, From Dubliners: The Corrected Text, The Folio Society: London, 2003, 107-117.
Kernberg OF (1974): Barriers to falling and remaining in love. JAPA 22: 486-511.
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