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Feelings and Things

Edward M. Hundert

in Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘reality testing’ where connections are made between concepts such as ‘boundary formation’, and ‘primary and secondary process thinking’. Reality testing is now ... More


On Risk-Taking in the Psychoanalytic Text: The Reality-test

Simon Morgan Wortham and Gary Hall

in Experimenting: Essays with Samuel Weber

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228140
eISBN:
9780823240975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228140.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The moment Francis Bacon started his experimental wager, torture became linked to the test. Everything was put to the test, torturing the body, flaying the certitudes of knowledge. In Institution and ... More


Precarious prediction

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores some of the many different ways of tending to these various, interacting aspects of prediction error minimization in order to prevent misperception. It turns out there are a ... More


The Diagnosis of Narcissistic Pathology in Adolescents

Otto F. Kernberg

in Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the diagnosis of narcissistic pathology in adolescents. It covers the diagnosis of identity diffusion and reality testing; the antisocial personality disorder in adolescence; ... More


Therapeutic mechanisms in psychiatric music therapy

Michael J. Silverman

in Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735366
eISBN:
9780191802249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735366.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

Factors that influence therapeutic outcome in music therapy can be related to attendance and participation as well as characteristics of both the client and therapist. Researchers and clinicians have ... More


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