First published as Scham-Angst und Selbstwertgefuhl by Walter Verlag, Olten 1991. Trans. by Douglas Whitcher in collaboration with the author.
Self (Philosophy) : Chapt. 3: The feeling of self-esteem; Chapt. 7: Psychotherapy with problems of self-esteem and susceptibility to shame.. The difference between shame and guilt, p1-4.. Anxiety and shame, p4-6.. Erikson, Erik : The psychoanalytical theory of shame, p51-54.. Persona (C. G. Jung) and False Self (D.W. Winnicott), p59-60.. Masochism, 73-76.. Loneliness, p90-94.. Inferiority Complex, p61-67.. The Snow White syndrome: an example from analytic practice, p106-113.. Stern, Daniel N : Stages in the organization of the sense of self, p28-33.
Chapters: 1: The phenomenology of shame and shame-anxiety -- 2.The psychological meaning of shame -- 3. The feeling of self-esteem -- 4. The psychogenesis of shame and susceptibility to shame -- 5.Variations on the experience of shame -- 6. Motifs of shame in the therapeutic relationship -- 7. Psychotherapy with problems of self-esteem and susceptibility to shame -- Appendix: Concepts of the ego and self : a comparison.