(131) In other words, the anaclitic
condition disguises self-love, while the apparent self-love of the feminine narcissist is rooted in a basic reliance on another active lover.
Father Antoine's identification with Toussaint is anaclitic
in the sense that when looking at the rebel leader, he (Napoleon/the reader) sees abject difference in the form of a black exterior, a corrupting and corrupted corporeality.
Conversely, for the adolescent who expresses the wish to die, therapy is directed at anaclitic
Wallace's recourse to the anaclitic
infant, meanwhile, enacts a paradoxically aggressive renunciation of critical authority.
The newborn body experiences three months of such anaclitic
"facilitations" without reaching a stable condition.
It is, as Freud might say, anaclitic
in the way it leans on the writing-body of Hughes and Assia Wevill's embodiment as burning paper.
Fichman, Koestner, and Zuroff describe two types of depression: anaclitic
, which includes feelings of helplessness, fears of being abandoned, and wanting to be cared for and loved; and introjective, which includes intense feelings of inferiority, guilt, worthlessness, and a sense of not living up to abstract standards.
The infant's hostility may then be turned inward against the self, resulting in such behavior as self-biting, self-hair pulling, or other forms of self-injury, including somatic illness; or there may be avoidance of the mother, a regression in development to a more passive position, or a retreat to the even greater distortion of an anaclitic
After all, stereotypically male love, according to Freud (69-70), is anaclitic
or cathected onto external objects, while feminine desire tends to be narcissistic or fixed on the subject's own libido.
Miller puts it succinctly: "TV has gone beyond the explicit celebration of commodities to the implicit reinforcement of that spectatorial posture which TV requires of us." Solipsistic ads are another way television ends up pointing at itself, keeping the viewer's relation to his furniture at once alienated and anaclitic
Session Name of tape 1 Quiet Music 2 Relationships 3 Nurturing Pachelbel Canon 4 [no music] * 5 Transitions 6 Comforting/ Anaclitic
7 Mostly Bach (portion of first selection) Positive Affect Faure--Pavane 8 Expanded Awareness * In session 4, L.
If separation from the mother happens after the age of 6 months, when a certain relationship mother--child has been formed, although no identification with a stable image is yet possible, the child's anxious inhibition and disinterest in the outside world (anaclitic
depression) can disappear if the child is reunited with his mother.