Psychotherapy and Neuroscience

Self-other differentiation

Self-other differentiation underlying the future development of self-recognition begins at birth. Michael Lewis (1981-pages 403-405, 1987-pages 429-432) has developed a model for conceptualizing the progression of self-other differentiation and the concomitant development of self-recognition. The description of his stages of development have been augmented, enhanced, and clarified by the findings of others.


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