Normal Personality Development

Seperation Individuation

WeekTopicReading Material
1Seperation IndviduationMahler, M.S., Pine, F. and Bergman, A. (1975) The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant. New York: Basic Books.
- Chapter 3: The forerunners of the separation-individuation process (pp. 41-51)
- Chapter 4: The first subphase: differentiation and the development of the body image (pp. 52-64)
2Seperation IndviduationMahler, M.S., Pine, F. and Bergman, A. (1975) The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant. New York: Basic Books.
- Chapter 5: The second subphase: practicing (pp. 65-75)
- Chapter 6: The third subphase: rapprochement (pp. 76-108)
3Seperation IndviduationMahler, M.S., Pine, F. and Bergman, A. (1975) The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant. New York: Basic Books.
- Chapter 7: The fourth subphase: consolidation of individuality and the beginnings of emotional object
4Masterson on MahlerMasterson J.F. (2000). The Personality Disorders: A New Look at the Developmental Self and Object Relations Approach. Phoenix, Arizona: Zeig, Tucker and Co., Inc.
Chapter 1: The role of the mother or primary caretaker in the development of the normal self (pp. 26-32)
Masterson, J.F. and Rinsley, D.B. (1975). The borderline syndrome: the role of the mother in the genesis and psychic structure of the borderline personality. International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 56: 163-177.
Masterson, J.F. (1975b). The splitting defense mechanism of the borderline adolescent: a developmental and clinical aspects. In J.E. Mack, ed. Borderline States. New York: Grune & Stratton.
5The Interpersonal World of the InfantStern, D. (1985). The Interpersonal World of the Infant. New York: Basic Books.
- Chapter 2: Perspectives and approaches to infancy (pp. 13-34)
- Chapter 3: The sense of an emergent self (pp. 37-68)
6The Interpersonal World of the InfantStern, D. (1985). The Interpersonal World of the Infant. New York: Basic Books.
- Chapter 6: The sense of a subjective self: I. Overview (pp. 124-137)
- Chapter 7: The sense of a subjective self: II. Affect attunement (pp. 138-161)
- Chapter 8: The sense of a verbal self (pp. 162-182)
7‘Schemas of Being With’Stern (1994). One way to build a clinically relevant baby. Infant Mental Health Journal. 15, No. 1, 9-25.
8Attachment TheoryCassidy, J., and Shaver, P.R. (ed.). (1999). Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 1: The nature of the child’s ties – Jude Cassidy (pp. 3-20)
- Chapter 5: Internal working models in attachment relationships: a construct revisited – Inge Bretherton and Kristine A. Munholland (pp. 89-111)
9Attachment TheorySiegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact To Shape Who We Are. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 3: Attachment (pp. 67-120)
10Attachment and Reflective FunctionFonagy, P, Gergely, G., Jurist, E., and Target, M. (2002). Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self. New York: Other Press.
- Chapter 1: Attachment and reflective function: their role in self-organization (pp. 23-64)
11Fonagy and ForwardWallin, D. J. (2007). Attachment in Psychotherapy. New York: The Guilford Press.
Chapter 4: Fonagy and forward (pp. 43-60)
12Neurobiology and AttachmentSchore, A. N. (2003). Affect Dysregulation and the Disorders of the Self. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
- Chapter 6: The Effects of a Secure Attachment Relationship on Right-Brain Development, Affect Regulation, and Infant Mental Health (pp. 128-177).
- OR Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 7-66.
13Neurobiology and DevelopmentSiegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact To Shape Who We Are. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 2: Memory (pp. 23-66)
14Neurobiology and DevelopmentSiegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact To Shape Who We Are. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 5: Representations (pp. 160-207)
15Neurobiology and DevelopmentSiegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact To Shape Who We Are. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 7: Self-regulation (pp. 239-275)
- Chapter 8: Interpersonal connection (pp. 276-300)
16Overview

Bibliography

Cassidy, J., and Shaver, P.R. (ed.). (1999). Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications. New York: The Guilford Press.

Fonagy, P. (2001). Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis. New York: Other Press.

Fonagy, P, Gergely, G., Jurist, E., and Target, M. (2002). Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self. New York: Other Press.

Mahler, M.S., Pine, F. and Bergman, A. (1975). The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant. New York: Basic Books.

Masterson, J.F. and Rinsley, D.B. (1975). The borderline syndrome: the role of the mother in the genesis and psychic structure of the borderline personality. International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 56: 163-177.

Masterson, J.F. (1975b). The splitting defense mechanism of the borderline adolescent: developmental and clinical aspects. In J.E. Mack, ed. Borderline States. New York: Grune & Stratton.

Masterson J.F. (2000). The Personality Disorders: A New Look at the Developmental Self and Object Relations Approach. Phoenix, Arizona: Zeig, Tucker and Co., Inc.

Schore, A. N. (1994). Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

Schore, A. N. (2003). Affect Dysregulation and the Disorders of the Self. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Siegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact To Shape Who We Are. New York: The Guilford Press.

Stern, D. (1985). The Interpersonal World of the Infant. New York: Basic Books.

Stern, D. (1994). One way to build a clinically relevant baby. Infant Mental Health Journal, 15, No. 1, 9-25.

Wallin, D. J. (2007). Attachment in Psychotherapy. New York: The Guilford Press.