Franco De Masi

Franco De Masi

Franco De Masi is a Training and Supervising Analyst of the Italian Psychoanalytical Society and former President of Centro Milanese di Psicoanalisi and Secretary of the Training Milanese Institute. He is a medical doctor and a psychiatrist who worked for twenty years in psychiatric hospitals. Now he lives and works as a full time psychoanalyst in Milan. Currently his main interests are focused on the theoretical and technical psychoanalytical issues related to severely ill patients. He has published several papers in The International Journal of Psychoanalysis and in the Rivista Italiana di Psicoanalisi. He is author and editor of numerous books including Making Death Thinkable.

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Working With Difficult Patients: From Neurosis to Psychosis

Working With Difficult Patients: From Neurosis to Psychosis

by Franco De Masi

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In this book the author examines the series of connections that give rise to the intimate relationship between environment and individual in the construction of emotional suffering, emphasising both... (more)

Vulnerability to Psychosis: A Psychoanalytic Study of the Nature and Therapy of the Psychotic State

Vulnerability to Psychosis: A Psychoanalytic Study of the Nature and Therapy of the Psychotic State

by Franco De Masi

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'Franco De Masi is well known for his psychoanalytic work with patients suffering psychotic illnesses. In this book, he addresses the human vulnerability to psychosis, but the modest title of his... (more)

Karl Abraham: At the Roots of Analytic Theory

Karl Abraham: At the Roots of Analytic Theory

by Franco De Masi

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This book describes the life of Karl Abraham, his work in Zurich and Berlin, and his scientific relationship with Freud. Abraham wrote important papers which form the base of clinical psychoanalysis... (more)

The Enigma of the Suicide Bomber: A Psychoanalytic Essay

The Enigma of the Suicide Bomber: A Psychoanalytic Essay

by Franco De Masi

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Why does someone resolve to take his own life in order to murder other people? What is the state of mind which allows him to commit such a monstrous act?

This book explores the mental state that... (more)

Herbert Rosenfeld at Work: The Italian Seminars

Herbert Rosenfeld at Work: The Italian Seminars

Edited by Franco De Masi

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Between 1978 and 1985 Dr Herbert Rosenfeld was one of a number of British analysts invited by a group of Societa di Psicoanalisi Italiani members to conduct a series of seminars and supervisions for... (more)

The Sadomasochistic Perversion: The Entity and the Theories

The Sadomasochistic Perversion: The Entity and the Theories

by Franco De Masi

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In this book Franco de Masi examines the terminology used in the analysis of sadomasochism and surveys in detail the theories of other psychoanalysts. He explores the relationship between... (more)

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