Chapter 3. Development of the Self: Background Considerations

  1. Anthony Ryle DM, FRCPsych1 and
  2. Ian B. Kerr MD, MRCPsych Mem. ACAT, Ass.Mem.BAP2

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713587.ch3

Introducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Principles and Practice

Introducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Ryle, A. and Kerr, I. B. (2002) Development of the Self: Background Considerations, in Introducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Principles and Practice, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713587.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Honorary Consultant Psychotherapist and Senior Research Fellow, South Londonand Maudsley NHS Trust and Guy's, King's, St Thomas' (GKT) Medical School, Munro Clinic, Guy's Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist and Honorary Senior, Lecturer, Community Health Sheffield NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471892731

Online ISBN: 9780470713587

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Keywords:

  • theory and practice of CAT;
  • current evolutionary psychology;
  • genetics and developmental neurobiology and psychology;
  • developmental psychopathology;
  • emotional deprivation and trauma

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Summary

  • Evolutionary Psychology

  • The Evolution of Cognitive Capacities and of Culture

  • Evolutionarily Pre-Programmed Psychological Tendencies

  • Genetics and Temperament

  • Implications of Our Evolutionary Past and Biology for Psychotherapy

  • Further Reading