Freud's ‘On narcissism: an introduction’

@article{Crockatt2006FreudsN,
  title={Freud's ‘On narcissism: an introduction’},
  author={P. Crockatt},
  journal={Journal of Child Psychotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={20 - 4}
}
  • P. Crockatt
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Child Psychotherapy
The author reviews Freud's (1914) seminal paper ‘On narcissism: an introduction’. Freud's paper is briefly set in the historical context of the evolution of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic theories, and Freud's metapsychology up to the publication of his Narcissism paper is outlined. A detailed and comprehensive description of the content of the paper is given, accompanied by commentary on, and critical analysis of, Freud's ideas. Freud's applications of his ideas about narcissism in relation… Expand
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