The impact of the deflated self-image on the prolongation of treatment.

@article{Stamm1981TheIO,
  title={The impact of the deflated self-image on the prolongation of treatment.},
  author={J L Stamm},
  journal={American journal of psychotherapy},
  year={1981},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={276-86}
}
  • J L Stamm
  • Published 1981 in American journal of psychotherapy
In many individuals a devalued archaic self-image originating in the pregenital period remains fixated in the ego either consciously, unconsciously or both. The splitting between the archaic self-image and the more current integrated ones tends to create a permanent intra-systemic conflict within the ego. One crucial factor culminating in a severe character… CONTINUE READING