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Waiting To Be Found: Papers on Children in Care

Waiting To Be Found: Papers on Children in Care

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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This book is about children in State care and its title – Waiting to be Found – is derived from an observation about such children by the child psychotherapist Hamish Canham.

In one of his... (more)

Bringing Up Baby: The Psychoanalytic Infant Comes of Age

Bringing Up Baby: The Psychoanalytic Infant Comes of Age

by Dianna T. Kenny

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This is an important text that synthesises diverse literatures and theories on infant development into a coherent framework that illuminates the essence of infancy for all those who have infants,... (more)

The Language of Drawings: A New Finding in Psychodynamic Work

The Language of Drawings: A New Finding in Psychodynamic Work

by A.H. Brafman

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If a person is struggling with feeling that involve pain or anxiety, then we find a complex network of difficulties affecting that person’s capacity to express what torments him. Whatever the... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Paediatrics: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts with Sixteen Clinical Observations of Children

Psychoanalysis and Paediatrics: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts with Sixteen Clinical Observations of Children

by Francoise Dolto

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This book is Françoise Dolto’s 1939 medical thesis and is dedicated to medical practitioners, paediatricians, and parents without prior knowledge of psychoanalysis. Françoise Dolto’s aim was to... (more)

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

by A.H. Brafman

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The fifth birthday represents an important landmark in a child's development. He is now ready to start full-time primary school, and we no longer speak of a baby or a little child; instead, we refer... (more)

The Story of Infant Development

The Story of Infant Development

by Romana Negri, Martha Harris

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This book brings together the closely observed development of Simone (from birth to three) and the perceptive comments of Martha (or Mattie) Harris, who was such an influential figure in the... (more)

Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families

Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families

Edited by Jeanne Magagna, Hope Cooper

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This enriching book describes the value of learning about the development of the human personality through the experience of observing a baby in the context of the family. It is distinctive in the... (more)

Infant Observation at the Heart of Training

Infant Observation at the Heart of Training

by Janine Sternberg

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The study of infant observation is widely used as part of training to become a psychoanalytic psychotherapist; the skills learned through infant observation can be widely applied to practicing... (more)

Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and the Psychoanalysis of Children and Adolescents

Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and the Psychoanalysis of Children and Adolescents

by Alex Holder

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The central theme of this book is concerned with the controversies on technique between Anna Freud and Melanie Klein in the 1920s and 1930s, and with a clear differentiation between child analysis... (more)

Infantile Sexuality and Attachment

Infantile Sexuality and Attachment

Edited by Daniel Widlocher

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Freud wrote in 1905 that children’s sexual life, although dominated by the erogenous zones, also has components in which, from the beginning, other people appear as sexual objects. These people — the... (more)

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Edited by Gianna Williams, Paul Williams

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The number of people suffering from different eating disorders has grown dramatically within the last twenty years. These two volumes examine feeding difficulties and eating disorders in children and... (more)

The Learning Relationship: Psychoanalytic Thinking in Education

The Learning Relationship: Psychoanalytic Thinking in Education

by Biddy Youell

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This book offers a psychoanalytic perspective on learning and teaching and on many of the issues which preoccupy those who work in educational institutions. It looks at the origins of learning in... (more)

Adolescence

Adolescence

Edited by Inge Wise

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'Adolescence - when we are no longer children and have not yet reached adulthood - is a time of much disturbance, change and potential for growth. The adolescent is confronted with a body that... (more)

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

by Frances Tustin

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This is Frances Tustin's first book and the original statement of her views on autistic states of mind and the genesis of varieties of childhood psychosis. In it, she tackles problems of diagnosis as... (more)

The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant: Symbiosis and Individuation

The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant: Symbiosis and Individuation

Edited by Margaret S. Mahler

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'The biological birth of the human infant and the psychological birth of the individual are not coincident in time. The former is a dramatic, observable, and well-circumscribed event; the latter a... (more)

The Spontaneous Gesture: Selected Letters of D.W. Winnicott

The Spontaneous Gesture: Selected Letters of D.W. Winnicott

by Donald W. Winnicott, F. Robert Rodman

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This volume consists of the collected letters of D. W. Winnicott, a central figure in British psychoanalysis in the generation following Freud. Suspicious of dogma and deeply committed to the value... (more)

The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

by Daniel N. Stern

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The author addresses the field of infant mental health. He draws on his experience - in both the lab and the clinic - to present an integrated model of treatment for both infants and their... (more)

Six Children: The Spectrum of Child Psychopathology and its Treatment

Six Children: The Spectrum of Child Psychopathology and its Treatment

by Ann G. Smolen

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Theoretically anchored and historically informed, Six Children is a book about the nuances of child psychoanalysis as these unfold in the encounter with different forms of early life anguish.... (more)

The Enigma of Childhood: The Profound Impact of the First Years of Life on Adults as Couples and Parents

The Enigma of Childhood: The Profound Impact of the First Years of Life on Adults as Couples and Parents

by Ronnie Solan

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In this book Ronnie Solan traces the way that early psychic development from birth up to three years is reflected throughout our lifespan, including adulthood, couplehood and parenthood. The inner... (more)

Do You Read Me?: Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and the Denial of Meaning

Do You Read Me?: Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and the Denial of Meaning

by J.F. Miller

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A fascinating and compelling exploration of the learning process for parents, teachers, and anyone with an interest in education.

Reading and writing are fundamentally about the communication of... (more)

Play, Gender, Therapy: Selected Papers of Eleanor Galenson

Play, Gender, Therapy: Selected Papers of Eleanor Galenson

Edited by Nellie L. Thompson

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Eleanor Galenson had a remarkable career whose singular focus was her life-long interest in the maturational and psychosexual vicissitudes of infancy and early childhood. The selection of her... (more)

Becoming Parents and Overcoming Obstacles: Understanding the Experience of Miscarriage, Premature Births, Infertility, and Postnatal Depression

Becoming Parents and Overcoming Obstacles: Understanding the Experience of Miscarriage, Premature Births, Infertility, and Postnatal Depression

Edited by Emanuela Quagliata

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There are many books that deal with pregnancy and maternity, and a large number of magazines and articles on paediatric nursing that examine these subjects from different points of view. This volume... (more)

Dream and Fantasy in Child Analysis

Dream and Fantasy in Child Analysis

Edited by Samy Teicher, Michael Gunter

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The contributions to this book, containing talks given at the Conference in Vienna on 'Dream and Fantasy in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy', focus on the close connection... (more)

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Edited by Katarzyna Skrzypek, Beata Maciejewska

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This book consists of selected texts presented at the EFPP Conference in Cracow, Poland, in October 2011. It is an attempt at finding the place of sibling relationships in psychoanalytic theory and... (more)

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

by Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra, Joan Schachter

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The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to the... (more)

Give Sorrow Words: Working with a Dying Child: Third Edition

Give Sorrow Words: Working with a Dying Child: Third Edition

by Dorothy Judd

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Though there has been much written about dying and bereavement in recent years, the particular stress of terminal illness in childhood - as it affects both the families and the professionals - is... (more)

Love Bombing: Reset Your Child's Emotional Thermostat

Love Bombing: Reset Your Child's Emotional Thermostat

by Oliver James

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"Love Bombing" is a radical new method for resetting the emotional thermostats of troubled children and their parents, setting them on a much happier trajectory. It is simple to do, easily explained... (more)

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris

Edited by Meg Harris Williams, Maria Rhode

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Martha Harris (1919-1987) was one of the most influential and also one of the most loved psychoanalysts of the generation that trained with Melanie Klein. She also worked with Wilfred Bion, and wrote... (more)

Looking and Listening: Work from the São Paulo Mother-Baby Relationship Study Centre with a Supervision Seminar by Esther Bick

Looking and Listening: Work from the São Paulo Mother-Baby Relationship Study Centre with a Supervision Seminar by Esther Bick

Edited by Marisa Pelella Melega, Mariângela Mendes de Almeida

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‘Marisa Pelella Melega came to Rome in 1988 to celebrate the foundation of the first Centro Studi Martha Harris, and to establish a link between the Centro Studi and her initiative in São Paulo. The... (more)

Assessing Change in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents: Today's Challenge

Assessing Change in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents: Today's Challenge

Edited by John Tsiantis, Judith Trowell

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This book draws together work from across Europe by leading clinical researchers who have been looking into the effectiveness of psychoanalytic interventions. They are mostly time limited, brief,... (more)

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