BPD, Object Relations Theory And Splitting.

The OBJECTS RELATIONS THEORY of borderline personality disorder was proposed by Kohut at the beginning of the 1970s and is a modern psychoanalytic theory. Object Relations Theory states that BPD can be traced back to an individual’s early (from the age of approximately 18 months to 36 months) dysfunctional relationship with his/her mother. What Is […]

Unconscious Processes : How Our Past Affects Our Present.

  Our past experiences, in particular our childhood experiences, create in our brains unconscious processes that affect our present. This idea is based upon various sub-types of psychoanalytic theory. These include: 1) Freudian theory 2) Ego psychology 3) Object relations theory Let’s look at each of these in turn: 1) Freudian Theory According to Sigmund […]