Essential Papers on Character Neurosis & Treatment

304 pages

October, 1989

ISBN: 9780814750421



Part of the Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis series


Ruth F. Lax is a training and supervisory analyst at the Intstitute for Psychoanlaytic Training and Research and The New York Freudian Society. She is the senior editor (with Sheldon Bach and J. Alexis Burland) of Self and Object Constancy: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives. Dr. Lax is a practicing psychoanalyst in New York City.

All books by Ruth Lax

Character refers to the unique aspects of behavior which make up each individual's patterns of thought, attitude, and effect. In this collection, Ruth Lax has put together the seminal papers which both define the contstuence of character and its disorders and elucidate some of the persistent controversy regarding the treatment of character neurosis.