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The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model: Revised Edition

The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model: Revised Edition

by Romana Negri

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This book is all about the emotional experience of the baby who has not had enough of one type of life to be able to transfer its emotional allegiances to the new one. The approach to this problem,... (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)

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)

Young Children and their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation

Young Children and their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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The book describes, from a psychoanalytic perspective, the development of the parent-infant relationship in the first years of life. It follows the development of the child's relationship to his or... (more)

Childhood Depression: A Place for Psychotherapy

Childhood Depression: A Place for Psychotherapy

Edited by Judith Trowell

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This title is based on the results of a project based at the Tavistock Clinic in London which set out to explore whether children and young people aged nine years to fifteen years suffering from... (more)

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

by Glyn Hudson Allez

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An innovative view of the development of psychopathology and sexual offending. In an exciting synthesis of neuroscience, developmental, and social psychology with forensic and criminal literature, it... (more)

The Nursery Age Child

The Nursery Age Child

by Jenny Davids

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This book aims to facilitate the understandings of nursery age children, that is, children around three, four and five years, and their parents. Children of these ages are particularly fascinating.... (more)

Therapy with Children: An Existential Perspective

Therapy with Children: An Existential Perspective

by Chris Scalzo

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This book explores the existential themes and challenges present in all therapeutic relationships when working with children. Existential ideas and concepts are a rapidly growing influence on the... (more)

Siblings in Development: A Psychoanalytic View

Siblings in Development: A Psychoanalytic View

Edited by Vivienne Lewin, Belinda Sharp

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Siblings play an integral and essential part in our psychic development. Traditionally in psychoanalytic thinking, sibling relationships are regarded as secondary in developmental importance to the... (more)

A Big and a Little One is Gone: Crisis Therapy with a Two-year-old Boy

A Big and a Little One is Gone: Crisis Therapy with a Two-year-old Boy

by Elisabeth Cleve

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This is a story from inside the child psychologist's room. Victor, who is two and a half years old, has lost his mother and younger brother in a car accident. He is 'sunny and happy' and does not... (more)

Standing on their Own Feet: You and Your Younger Adolescent

Standing on their Own Feet: You and Your Younger Adolescent

by Judith Trowell

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Young children are cute and delightful or are having temper tantrums. Primary school children are eager and enthusiastic; gaining mastery of their world; defiant and difficult at times, but still... (more)

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

by Jim Wilson

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'This book is about how to maintain an aliveness to the possibilities in therapy and practice and how to challenge ideas of orthodoxy in theory and methodologies that can become stale or followed... (more)

Signs of Autism in Infants: Recognition and Early Intervention

Signs of Autism in Infants: Recognition and Early Intervention

Edited by Stella Acquarone

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As a group, babies later diagnosed as autistic are found to have more complications during gestation and delivery than their normal siblings and others. In addition to all these complications,... (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)

Sibling Relationships

Sibling Relationships

Edited by Prophecy Coles

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For this volume, Prophecy Coles has brought together a group of distinguished writers to explore a wide range of issues affecting sibling relationships. This exciting collection of papers addresses a... (more)

The Family and the School: A Joint Systems Approach to Problems with Children: Second Edition

The Family and the School: A Joint Systems Approach to Problems with Children: Second Edition

Edited by Emilia Dowling, Elsie Osborne

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This reissued classic contains material specifically related to work with schools and reflects the major changes in society, in legislation and in the interaction between families and the education... (more)

Psychic Hooks and Bolts: Psychoanalytic Work with Children Under Five and their Families

Psychic Hooks and Bolts: Psychoanalytic Work with Children Under Five and their Families

by Maria Pozzi Monzo

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'In this book it is made plain that complex and powerful understanding can take place in brief work. The baby's development is carried forward, the family re-groups differently, and understanding... (more)

Sent Before My Time: A Child Psychotherapist's View of Life on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Sent Before My Time: A Child Psychotherapist's View of Life on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

by Margaret Cohen

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Sent Before My Time is an exploration of the workings of a neo natal intensive care unit from a child psychotherapist's point of view. It examines the relationships between the babies, the parents... (more)

Psychoanalytic Work with Children and Adults: Meltzer in Barcelona

Psychoanalytic Work with Children and Adults: Meltzer in Barcelona

Edited by Donald Meltzer

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This volume is a collection of seminars and lectures Donald Meltzer gave to the Psychoanalytic Group of Barcelona under Dr Leon Grinberg, and later Dr Benito Lopez, during his visit to Barcelona. The... (more)

Untying the Knot: Working with Children and Parents

Untying the Knot: Working with Children and Parents

by A.H. Brafman

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Untying The Knot sets out to present a clinical approach to cases where the referred patient is a child or adolescent, but in which the parents are intimately involved in the therapeutic... (more)

Adolescence and Psychoanalysis: The Story and the History

Adolescence and Psychoanalysis: The Story and the History

Edited by Maja Perret-Catipovic, Francois Ladame

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This collection of classic and contemporary essays makes a major contribution to the reassessment of psychoanalytic understanding and treatment of adults.

Contributors:
Peter Blos, Raymond... (more)

Memory in Dispute

Memory in Dispute

Edited by Valerie Sinason

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'This is a much-needed book - experienced clinicians writing intelligently about one of the most fraught and complex clinical problems facing psychotherapy today. We have patients who are suffering... (more)

Adolescent Breakdown and Beyond

Adolescent Breakdown and Beyond

Edited by Moses Laufer

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This is the second monograph published by Karnac Books on behalf of the Brent Adolescent Centre/Centre for Research into Adolescent Breakdown. Drawing on the Centre's unique pool of expertise in the... (more)

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

by Frances Tustin

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Thinking About Children

Thinking About Children

by Donald W. Winnicott

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At his death in 1971, Donald Winnicott left unpublished a large number of papers, lectures and other writings which spanned his career of over forty years as a psychoanalyst and pediatrician. Since... (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)

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Edited by Frances Thomson-Salo

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Seminal and representative papers have been chosen to illustrate the vital importance of infant observation in psychoanalytic training, tracing influences on the practice of infant observation and... (more)

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

by Margaret Boyle Spelman

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Winnicott’s thinking continues to grow in importance in psychoanalysis today. This book can be described as a clinical primer: by presenting her own personal responses to Winnicott and her initial... (more)

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Edited by Robert N. Emde, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

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This book provides insight and findings from leading psychoanalysts who are involved in early prevention research and clinical work. Advances in the sciences of early development have brought a... (more)

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