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  1. Page This module will build upon student’s knowledge of human development and of basic psychodynamic terms and concepts by introducing a topic which is central to psychoanalysis both at its origin and in the contemporary world.  Students will be introduced... click to read more
  2. Recommended reading 4 items
    1. Clinical studies in infant mental health 1980

      Book  please read: ‘Ghosts in the Nursery: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Problem of Impaired Infant–Mother Relationships.’

    2. Face to face with distress: the professional use of self in psychosocial care - Peter Griffiths, Jacqueline Ord, Diane Wells, Elizabeth Barnes 1998

      Book 

  3. Preparatory reading 2 items
    These are introductory and may be usefully tackled first. CN
    1. Children and adolescents in trauma: creative therapeutic approaches - Chris Nicholson, Michael Irwin, Kedar Nath Dwivedi 2010

      Book  Read 'Approaching Trauma' (p 29 - 40). If you are eager also read ‘Foreword’ and 'Preface' (p 11 - 16) .

    2. Children and adolescents in trauma: creative therapeutic approaches - Chris Nicholson, Kedar Nath Dwivedi, Michael Irwin, dawsonera 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book  Read 'Approaching Trauma'. If you are eager also read ‘Foreword’ and 'Preface'.

  4. Week 2: Introduction to Trauma: Hysteria 7 items
    The lecture will cover a Brief history of Hysteria and a introduction to the concept of Trauma that will then be elaborated, developed and critiqued over the remaining weeks. There is more reading for you to do in week one than in other weeks though some of these are quite short. Read as much as you can now but this introductory material can be returned to later.
    1. Essential reading 5 items
      1. Reading Freud - Quinodoz, Jean-Michel 2005

        Book Essential Read the chapter ‘Studies in Hysteria’ and pay attention to the case examples.

      2. Reading Freud: a chronological exploration of Freud's writings - Jean-Michel Quinodoz, David Alcorn, dawsonera 2005

        Book Essential Read the chapter ‘Studies in Hysteria’ and pay attention to the case examples.

      3. Understanding trauma: a psychoanalytical approach - Caroline Garland 1998

        Book Essential Read ‘Thinking about Trauma’

      4. Understanding trauma: a psychoanalytical approach - Caroline Garland 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Read ‘Thinking about Trauma’

    2. Supplementary reading 2 items
      This is a key turning point in Freud's work and develops his ideas about trauma.
      1. Reading Freud - Quinodoz, Jean-Michel 2005

        Book  Please read 'Beyond The Pleasure Principle' 185 - 189 including the section on 'The role of the protective shield'. 'Beyond The Pleasure Principle' is a key turning point in Freud's writings so it is worth studying generally - but he describes the 'repetition compulsion' here in regards to both a troubled child playing a game and a traumatized soldier nightmares.

      2. Reading Freud: a chronological exploration of Freud's writings - Jean-Michel Quinodoz, David Alcorn 2005

        Book  Please read 'Beyond The Pleasure Principle' 185 - 189 including the section on 'The role of the protective shield'. 'Beyond The Pleasure Principle' is a key turning point in Freud's writings so it is worth studying generally - but he describes the 'repetition compulsion' here in regards to both a troubled child playing a game and a traumatized soldier nightmares.

  5. Week 3: Comparing Freud and Jung 1 item
    1. The inner world of trauma: archetypal defenses of the personal spirit - Donald Kalsched, EBSCOhost ebook collection 1996

      Book Essential Read two chapters: ‘Freud and Jung's dialogue about trauma's inner world’ and ‘Jung's contributions to a theory of the self-care system’.

  6. Week 4: Theorising Trauma: Adversity and Development 3 items
    1. Refugees, trauma and Adversity-Activated Development - Renos K. Papadopoulos 2007

      Article Essential This article demonstrates that traumatic events can lead to broad range of outcomes which include positive kinds of development, and idea picked up next week in the readings on trauma and memory.

    2. Therapeutic care for refugees : no place like home / edited by Renos K. Papadopoulos. - Papadopoulos, Renos K. 2002

      Book Essential ‘Refugees, Home and Trauma’

    3. Therapeutic care for refugees: no place like home - Renos K. Papadopoulos 2002

      Book Essential ‘Refugees, Home and Trauma’

  7. Week 5: Repetition, Memory and Growth 5 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
      1. Memory, war and trauma - Hunt, Nigel C. 2010

        Book Essential Read: chapter 6 'Positive outcomes of traumatic expediences' (p. 81 - 95)

      2. Memory, war and trauma - Nigel C. Hunt 2010

        Book Essential Read: chapter 6 'Positive outcomes of traumatic expediences' (p. 81 - 95)

      3. No More Ghosts: The Exorcism of Traumatic Memory in Children and Adolescents

        Chapter Essential This is chapter two and considers the links between the war trauma experienced by the poet Robert Graves and trauma in adolescents. It also indicates some key area to be considered when making a life history assessment.

      4. No More Ghosts: The Exorcism of Traumatic Memory in Children and Adolescents - Chris Nicholson, Kedar Nath Dwivedi, Michael Irwin 2010 (electronic resource)

        Chapter Essential This is chapter two and considers the links between the war trauma experienced by the poet Robert Graves and trauma in adolescents. It also indicates some key area to be considered when making a life history assessment

    2. Supplementary reading 1 item
      1. The role of paradox - Paul Russell

        Chapter Essential This is excellent and will help you to understand why traumatic experiences tend to get repeated and is thus linked to Freud's 'Beyond The Pleasure Principal' read at the start of the module.

  8. Week 6: Trauma, Attachment and Violence 4 items
    In these readings we will make some links between attachment theory, psychoanalytic ideas and trauma. In particular, we will consider the role of projection and projective identification - concepts worth researching prior to the seminar.
    1. Dear Little Monsters - Chris Nicholson 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential This chapter uses Mary Shelly's 'Frankenstein' to consider the factors that contribute to violent behaviours for some traumatised adolescents.

    2. Dear Little Monsters - Chris Nicholson 2010

      Chapter Essential This chapter uses Mary Shelly's 'Frankenstein' to consider the factors that contribute to violent behaviours for some traumatised adolescents.

    3. The emotional needs of young children and their families : using psychoanlytic ideas in the community / edited by Judith Trowell and Marion Bower. - Trowell, Judith; Bower, Marion, 1949- 1995

      Book Essential Read: ‘Children and Violence’ (pp 264 – 271). This is a moving case about the lasting impact of violence and abuse.experienced in childhood.

    4. The emotional needs of young children and their families: using psychoanalytic ideas in the community - Marion Bower, Judith Trowell 1995

      Book Essential Read: ‘Children and Violence’ (pp 264 – 271). This is a moving case about the lasting impact of violence and abuse.experienced in childhood.

  9. Week 7: Transference and Countertransference 2 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. On Counter-Transference - Heimann, Paula 1950

        Article Essential

      2. Transference in Child Psychotherapy - Dina Rosenbluth 1970

        Article Essential Read: ‘Transference in Child Psychotherapy’

  10. Week 8: Psychodynamic Assessment 6 items
    1. Psychotherapy with young people in care : lost and found - Margaret Hunter 2001

      Book Essential Read: ‘Beginnings’

    2. Psychotherapy with young people in care: lost and found - Margaret Hunter, EBSCOhost ebook collection 2001

      Book Essential Read: ‘Beginnings’

    3. Review of D.W. Winnicott: Deprivation and Delinquency - Dyke, S 1985

      Article Essential A short review of Winnicott's ideas.

    4. Through paediatrics to psychoanalysis - D. W. Winnicott 1992

      Book Essential Please read ‘The Antisocial Tendency’ pp305 - 315

    5. Through paediatrics to psychoanalysis : collected papers / by D.W. Winnicott. - Winnicott, D. W. (Donald Woods), 1896-1971 1975

      Book Essential Please read Chapter ‘The Antisocial Tendency’

    6. Through paediatrics to psycho-analysis - D. W. Winnicott 1975

      Book Essential E-Book: please read ‘The Antisocial Tendency’ pp305 - 315

  11. Week 9: Working with traumatized clients 3 items
    Today's chapters will suggest some of the intra-psychic reasons why working with traumatised clients and people can be difficult and, at times, frustrating.
    1. Doubly deprived. - Henry, Gianna 1974

      Article Essential

    2. Negative Therapeutic Reaction - Kate Tindle 09/2006

      Article  There is a lot in this chapter. You don't need to worry too much about all the distinct approaches to this concept. You need a decent idea about what negative therapeutic reaction is and what impact it has on therapeutic relationships.

  12. Week 10: Trauma and the Organisation 3 items
    Here we consider how organisations are affected by their traumatised clients and how organisations can adapt to become more effective.
    1. Face to face with distress: the professional use of self in psychosocial care - Peter Griffiths, Jacqueline Ord, Diane Wells, Elizabeth Barnes 1998

      Book Essential Please read ‘Nursing an Adult Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse’

    2. When dreams become nightmares - V Zagier Roberts

      Chapter Essential

  13. Week 11: The Neurology of Trauma 4 items
    This week's readings aim to give you a basic grasps of the neurological factors involved in trauma and introduce the concept of 'development trauma'.
    1. Conference paper summary of Gerhardt, S. (2004) Why Love Matters. London: Routledge. - S. Gerhardt

      Article Essential When you read this, try to make links to the psychoanalytic ideas and concepts already considered. How far does the neurological view develop you ideas or just underpin what you have studied so far?

    2. Traumatic stress: the effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body, and society - Bessel A. Van der Kolk, Alexander C. McFarlane, Lars Weisæth, EBSCOhost ebook collection 2007

      Book Essential Read: van der Kolk, (1996) ‘The Body Keeps the Score.’ on p 231. Consider this classic paper which bring in a new way to view trauma. How new is it? How is this different to earlier models?

    3. Traumatic stress : the effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body, and society - Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943-; McFarlane, Alexander C.; Weisaeth, Lars c1996

      Book Essential Read: van der Kolk, (1996) ‘The Body Keeps the Score.’ on p 231. Consider this classic paper which bring in a new way to view trauma. How new is it? How is this different to earlier models?

    4. Why love matters: how affection shapes a baby's brain - Sue Gerhardt 2004

      Book  Published book from above article

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