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Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and other Psychopathologies and its Epistemological Reflections

Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and other Psychopathologies and its Epistemological Reflections

Edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Jorge Canestri

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In this volume internationally well known experts discuss whether psychoanalysis - with its rich mix of clinical experiences and conceptualizations of early development and symptoms - has something... (more)

Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

by Philip Graham

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This biography provides a critical account of the life and work of Susan Isaacs (1885-1948). This educationist, a pioneer of child-centred education in Britain was also an early and historically... (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)

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to the Work of Francoise Dolto

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to the Work of Francoise Dolto

Edited by Guy Hall, Francoise Hivernel

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During her lifetime Francoise Dolto revolutionized the psychoanalytic understanding of childhood. As an early pioneer, she emphasized that the child is to be recognized from birth as a person. As a... (more)

Playing the Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Interviews with Children Using Winnicott's Squiggle Technique

Playing the Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Interviews with Children Using Winnicott's Squiggle Technique

by Michael Gunter

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This book argues that the squiggle game enables one in most cases to make contact with a child with particular ease. Often, if the child takes up the suggestion, an intense dialogue develops which... (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)

Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child's Inner Self

Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child's Inner Self

by Violet Oaklander

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Hidden Treasure is a follow up to Oaklander's first book, Windows To Our Children. Most of the books available in working with this population are written from a traditional 'play therapy' point of... (more)

The Unborn Child: Beginning a Whole Life and Overcoming Problems of Early Origin

The Unborn Child: Beginning a Whole Life and Overcoming Problems of Early Origin

by Roy Ridgway, Simon House

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The Unborn Child is essential reading for parents, potential parents and grandparents, as well as professionals with responsibility for children, and bringing babies into the world. This book... (more)

The Prenatal Theme in Psychotherapy

The Prenatal Theme in Psychotherapy

by Philippe Ploye

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This book is an attempt to examine whether patients in analysis or therapy can sometimes be said to form a kind of transference that not only operates at a prenatal level but can also lend itself to... (more)

Invisible Boundaries: Psychosis and Autism in Children and Adolescents

Invisible Boundaries: Psychosis and Autism in Children and Adolescents

Edited by Didier Houzel, Maria Rhode

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The chapters of this book are all written by experienced psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists and address different aspects of the psychotherapeutic treatment with psychotic children or... (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 Importance of Sibling Relationships in Psychoanalysis

The Importance of Sibling Relationships in Psychoanalysis

by Prophecy Coles

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'Coles' book starts from the claim that traditionally psychoanalysis, in stressing the relations of conflict between children and parents, has tended to overlook and displace the co-operative... (more)

Face to Face with Children: The Life and Work of Clare Winnicott

Face to Face with Children: The Life and Work of Clare Winnicott

Edited by Joel Kanter

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This book presents the life and work of one of the leading British social workers of the 20th century. The wife of Donald Winnicott, an analysand of Melanie Klein, a wartime innovator in helping... (more)

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Edited by Jenny Kenrick, Lorraine Tollemache

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Creating New Families is intended to reflect the practice of the specialist, multi-disciplinary Fostering and Adoption team in the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic. The team is... (more)

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: 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)

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)

Trauma, Growth and Personality

Trauma, Growth and Personality

by Phyllis Greenacre

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This collection of papers focuses on the interaction of maturation phases and special traumas in the first few years of life and the probable effect of these early patterns on the structure of the... (more)

Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children

Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children

Edited by Mary Boston, Rolene Szur

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This study describes the experience of severely deprived children referred for individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London, and at other clinics and schools. Most were... (more)

The Child Psychotherapist and Problems of Young People

The Child Psychotherapist and Problems of Young People

Edited by Dilys Daws, Mary Boston

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Many parents at some time dread that a child of theirs may be mentally ill or disturbed. But even after a generation of child psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy, they still frequently fear to... (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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Countertransference in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Countertransference in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Edited by John Tsiantis, Dimitris Anastasopoulos

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This collection of papers from psychoanalysts across Europe is intended to highlight the similarites and differences between approaches to working with children and adolescents. Part of the EFPP... (more)

Backwards in Time: A Study in Infant Observation by the Method of Esther Bick

Backwards in Time: A Study in Infant Observation by the Method of Esther Bick

by Alessandra Piontelli

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This compact classic describes Alessandra Piontelli's experience of observing two babies over several years. These children came from diverse social, economic and familial backgrounds but a number of... (more)

Treating The Other Third: Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

Treating The Other Third: Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

by H. Spencer Bloch

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As “evidence-based research” on psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents gains momentum, it seems to be following adult psychiatry in moving increasingly toward biomedical/genetic... (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)

Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis: Influential Theories and Practices in Healthy Child Development

Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis: Influential Theories and Practices in Healthy Child Development

by Beatriz Markman Reubins

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In Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis Beatriz Markman Reubins presents the lives and theories of the early innovators of psychoanalytic theory as it is applied to child development - Sigmund Freud,... (more)

From Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood

From Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood

by David Dean Brockman

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'By focusing on the transition from late adolescence to young adulthood, this innovative book makes a unique and valuable contribution to our understanding of a neglected area of development. Drawing... (more)

The PMLD Ambiguity: Articulating the Life-Worlds of Children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

The PMLD Ambiguity: Articulating the Life-Worlds of Children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

by Ben Simmons, Debbie Watson

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This book challenges the ways we experience, think about, and interact with children described as having profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Contrary to received wisdom, the book... (more)

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