Finding the self in mind: Vermeer and reflective function

@article{Rizq2005FindingTS,
  title={Finding the self in mind: Vermeer and reflective function},
  author={R. Rizq},
  journal={Psychodynamic Practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={255 - 268}
}
  • R. Rizq
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Psychodynamic Practice
Abstract The concept of mentalization (Fonagy, Steele, Moran, Steele, & Higgitt, 1991) has been used to describe the way in which the child's ability to understand his own and others' minds crucially depends on the developmental opportunity to recognize himself as represented in the mind of another. Within the context of a case presented for supervision, this paper discusses the importance of mentalization or ‘reflective function’ in the development of the psychological self, drawing on recent… Expand
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