The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self | Alice Miller | ISBN: Das Drama des begabten Kindes und die Suche nach dem wahren Selbst. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data. Miller, Alice. Prisoners of childhood. Translation of Das Drama des begabten Kindes. Bibliography: p. This is a specific kind of book for a specific type of person at a specific point in . #61 The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller, 1, 3, Jun 08, PM.

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This book is an eye opener! Such a parent was never ours, for a mother can react empathically only to the extent that she has become free of her own childhood; when she denies the vicissitudes of her early life, she wears invisible chains.

Miller states her objective, in the i In a friend frama mind recommended this book to me. It will also help you better understand the people around you and how they came to be the way they are.

She interpreted Nietzsche’s psychotic breakdown as the result of a family tradition of Prussian modes of child-rearing. Even if Just finished this quick little read. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Dec 28, Hester rated it it was ok Shelves: Notes Draka of Das Drama des begabten Kindes. For the next 20 years Miller studied and practiced psychoanalysis.

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There are many children who have not been free, right from the beginning, to experience the very simplest of feelings, such as discontent, anger, rage, pain, even hunger—and, of course, enjoyment of their own bodies.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. In April Miller announced in an interview with the German magazine Psychologie Heute Psychology Today her rejection of psychoanalysis. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? It seems that Miller is grasping at examples to justify her own childhood frustrations.

I think this is something I’ve often wondered about since I know therapists who are messes as human beings so it was good to see it discussed.

The first day i loved it. This ability is then extended and perfected.

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Only then did the dimensions of this crime against the child I once was, become clear to me. One can, however, develop sensitivity toward recognizing it and begin to experience it consciously, and thus eventually gain control over it.

Aug 26, Missreb rated it really liked it. Drama of the Gifted Child.

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Open to the public ; AQ I’m not really sure of what, if anything, she’s believes she has proven, or what substantial evidence she has given to back her claim. Mar 30, Tom Burkhalter rated it really liked it.


Although there have been some many? Perhaps one of the most practical parts of the book is when Miller lists what she would look for in a therapist, and the types of questions she would ask the prospective analyst, kkindes By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Another thing that I found helpful was to re-read Drama of the Gifted Child some time after reading For Your Own Good, to see how much more I was able to learn from it after having begabtten time to react emotionally to what I had read the first time. In her books she departed from psychoanalysis charging it with being similar to the poisonous pedagogies, which she described dramw For Your Own Good.

In a friend of mind recommended this book to me. Thus a keen sensitivity as a child instils a cripplingly powerful super-ego.