Looking in the Right Place: Complexity Theory, Psychoanalysis and Infant Observation

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Rustin, M. 2002. Looking in the Right Place: Complexity Theory, Psychoanalysis and Infant Observation. Infant Observation. 5 (1), pp. 122-144.
AuthorsRustin, M.
Abstract

The article investigates infant observation as a resource for generating new ideas and understandings in psychoanalysis. It draws parallels between the modelling and mapping devices developed in recent work in Complexity Theory and Chaos Theory and psychoanalytic method and suggests how these are relevant to infant observation.

Keywordsinfancy; Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis; Developmental Psychology; early years; Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy;
JournalInfant Observation
Journal citation5 (1), pp. 122-144
ISSN1369-8036
Year2002
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CC BY-ND
Web address (URL)http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13698030208401653
http://hdl.handle.net/10552 /334
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Deposited18 Oct 2009
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Rustin, M. (2002) ‘Looking in the Right Place: Complexity Theory, Psychoanalysis and Infant Observation‘, Infant Observation 5 (1) 122 -144.

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