By Charles Stewart
Dire feelings and deadly Behaviours explores the first motivational procedure in people. in line with the paintings of C. G. Jung, James Hillman, Louis Stewart and Silvan Tomkins, Charles Stewart investigates the psychology of the innate impacts, with a spotlight in the direction of the emotional motivation of young people and teenagers who've killed others, themselves, or both.
It is advised that social isolation, dissociation of the character, insufferable feelings, and ownership by way of impacts are helpful stipulations for either murder and suicide. Stewart argues that those stipulations consequence from deep-seated emotional psychopathology which contains either the confident impacts of the existence intuition - curiosity and pleasure, and the main issue impacts - worry, suffering, Anger, and Shame/Contempt.
Illustrated all through with case experiences of people who've dedicated murder, suicide, or either, Dire feelings and deadly Behaviours goals to find the emotional motivations for such behaviours in order that via schooling and mental remedy, such tragic results should be avoided. This e-book can be of curiosity to execs and scholars within the fields of psychological wellbeing and fitness and legal justice.
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There is no intellectual formula capable of representing such a complex phenomenon in a satisfactory way” (Jung 1977: 570, 249). The emotional components of these symbols are the innate aﬀects of the primordial self that we identiﬁed in the last section. Nevertheless, we cannot reduce symbol to aﬀect, because a key aspect of any symbol is a speciﬁc image. As Jung tells us, “The symbolic process is Introduction 15 an experience in images and of images . ” (Jung 1969a: 82, 38). As I have demonstrated in my previous book, The Symbolic Impetus, the developing mind is awash in symbolic images, and an ability to resonate to these images is particularly important when an individual attempts to integrate the innate aﬀects to achieve a more conscious emotional standpoint.
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