Establishes the industry standard of the treatment of personality disorders for a generation of analysts. This volume, known for its analysis of narcissism, is suitable for scholars and practitioners seeking to understand human personality in its many incarnations.
Heinz Kohut (1913-81) was professorial lecturer in psychiatry at the University of Chicago and president of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He is the author of many books, including How Does Analysis Cure? and The Curve of Life, both published by the University of Chicago Press.