PSY 716 Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology (3)
A survey of psychoanalytic developmental theory including historical and theoretical overviews of psychoanalytic metapsychology and a review of observational and experimental research. Freudian theory, ego psychology, object relations, and self psychology, as well as more recent contributions from psychoanalytic developmental research and neuroscience will be presented. The course will include clinical applications to the diagnosis and treatment of borderline, narcissistic, and neurotic conditions.