The Self in Conversation. Part 1: Self and Development. I, Me, Myself. Conversational Play. Two Forms of Human Conversation. Memory. Part II: The Trauma System. Uncoupled Consciousness. Disrupted Maturation: Dissolution Hypothesis. A Theory of Value. Feeling Creates Reality. Malignant Internalisation. The Evocative Context. Priming and Projective Identification: On Being Constructed. Satellites of Trauma. Part III: Integration. Transforming the Chronicle. Flights & Perching. Epilogue. The Death of Narcissus.
Russell Meares is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney, and Director of Psychiatry at Westmead Hoapital, Sydney.