Klein's and Winnicott's Theories: Assignment

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KLEIN’S AND WINNICOTT’S THEORIES1ContentsIntroduction...........................................................................................................................................2Theories by Melanie Klein.....................................................................................................................2Unconscious Phantasy.......................................................................................................................2Paranoid-Schizoid Position................................................................................................................3Depressive Position...........................................................................................................................3Part-Objects.......................................................................................................................................4Whole-Objects...................................................................................................................................4Splitting..............................................................................................................................................4Projective Identification.....................................................................................................................5Death Instinct....................................................................................................................................5Envy...................................................................................................................................................5Gratitude...........................................................................................................................................5Reparation.........................................................................................................................................6Theories by D.W. Winnicott...................................................................................................................6Absolute Dependence.......................................................................................................................6Unthinkable Anxieties........................................................................................................................7Holding..............................................................................................................................................7Impingement.....................................................................................................................................7False Self............................................................................................................................................8True Self.............................................................................................................................................8Potential Space..................................................................................................................................8Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena............................................................................8Play....................................................................................................................................................9The Capacity To Be Alone..................................................................................................................9Conclusion.............................................................................................................................................9References...........................................................................................................................................10
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KLEIN’S AND WINNICOTT’S THEORIES3IntroductionMelanie Klein was one of the most famous theorists during psychoanalytic movement. She isspecified in the psychoanalysis of children. She had followed Anna Freud in working directlywith the children (Heimann, P., Klein, M., & Money-Kyrle, R. E., 2013).Winnicott is the leading Psychoanalyst who is well known in the field of theories (Winnicott,D. W. (Ed.), 2013).The most renounced theory is a true self, false self, the Good enoughmother , transition objects etc.Theories by Melanie KleinUnconscious PhantasyIn her theory, unconscious phantasies underlie every mental process and accompany all themental activity. There is a somatic representation of mental events. Much of our activities canbe termed as converting the psychological thoughts into somatic representation ( Klein, M.,2013) Melanie Klein had extended and developed Sigmund Freud’s understanding ofunconscious mind. As per Melanie Klein infants experience unconscious phantasy affects allthe childhood interpersonal relations. The internal representation of unconscious phantasyplays an important role how the individuals relate to others later in the life. The objectswhich the individual come across is unconsciously interrogated, interjected and laterunconsciously projected onto others. This might cause a change in perception or anadulterated view of the other person. Our early childhood relationship establishes mentalmodels or mental representation that an individual develops throughout its life (Segal, H.
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