Wilfred Bion: His Life and Works, 1897-1979

Bleandonu, G. 1994. Guilford Press. Published in England by Free Association Books, 1994.

Wilfred Bion was one of the most original and important thinkers in psychoanalysis. This is the first full biography and comprehensive explication of his contribution to psychoanalytic theory and practice. Dr Bleandonu navigates Bion’s personal and intellectual explorations, giving clear accounts of his key concepts, including groups, psychotic processes, catastrophic change, abandonment of memory and desire, the mystic, and ultimate truth. Significant reading for anyone with an interest in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, this volume will be valued by professionals and students.