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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)

Developing Mental Toughness in Young People: Approaches to Achievement, Well-being, Employability, and Positive Behaviour

Developing Mental Toughness in Young People: Approaches to Achievement, Well-being, Employability, and Positive Behaviour

Edited by Doug Strycharczyk, Peter Clough

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The goal of this book is to describe the concept of 'Mental Toughness' in such a way that the reader understands the concept and understands how it relates to the development of young people of all... (more)

The Transformational Self: Attachment and the End of the Adolescent Phase

The Transformational Self: Attachment and the End of the Adolescent Phase

by Harold K. Bendicsen

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This book is an attempt to add to the theoretical discussion regarding the nature of the intrapsychic and interpersonal transformational changes associated with the transition from adolescence to... (more)

The Buddha and the Baby: Psychotherapy and Meditation in Working with Children and Adults

The Buddha and the Baby: Psychotherapy and Meditation in Working with Children and Adults

by Maria Pozzi Monzo

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These dialogues with child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists and child psychiatrists focus on their personal as well as professional experiences. All the contributors have a long-standing... (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)

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)

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

by Suzanne Kaplan

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'This book, containing untold suffering by children caught in the midst of extreme social violence, gives voice to their unthinkable, unspeakable experience and makes this into a telling... (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)

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)

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)

Searching to be Found: Understanding and Helping Adopted and Looked After Children with Attention Difficulties

Searching to be Found: Understanding and Helping Adopted and Looked After Children with Attention Difficulties

by Randy Lee Comfort

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A practical, supportive book for adoptive parents, carers, teachers and other professionals who live and work with families and children whose happiness and behaviours are affected by attention... (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)

The Internal and External Worlds of Children and Adolescents: Collaborative Therapeutic Care

The Internal and External Worlds of Children and Adolescents: Collaborative Therapeutic Care

Edited by Lesley Day, Denis Flynn

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The field of child and adolescent psychotherapy is still relatively young and its short history has resulted in a paucity of mental health services for this neglected group. There is a distinct lack... (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)

Child-Focused Practice: A Collaborative Systemic Approach

Child-Focused Practice: A Collaborative Systemic Approach

by Jim Wilson

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The author, with over twenty years of experience of working with children, writes refreshingly about the practical aspects of his work. He takes traditional and contemporary theories and explains... (more)

A Stranger in My Own Body: Atypical Gender Identity Development and Mental Health

A Stranger in My Own Body: Atypical Gender Identity Development and Mental Health

Edited by Domenico Di Ceglie

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This book brings together the thinking of an international group of clinicians, researchers, and professionals from different disciplines and is based primarily on a selection of papers presented at... (more)

The Child: Structure and Dynamics of the Nascent Personality

The Child: Structure and Dynamics of the Nascent Personality

by Erich Neumann

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The Child is an examination of the structure and dynamics of the earliest developments of ego and individuality. In it we progress from the primal relationship of a child and mother through to the... (more)

The Suicidal Adolescent

The Suicidal Adolescent

Edited by Moses Laufer

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As our knowledge of the change and turmoil of adolescence grows, so the number of issues on which psychotherapeutic techniques can shed light increases: this monograph focuses on one of the most... (more)

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

by Michael Rustin, Margaret Rustin

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On its first publication Narratives of Love and Loss was widely recognised as an important and perceptive contribution to the study of children's literature and for its capacity to stimulate deep... (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)

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)

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)

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)

Thinking About Infants and Young Children

Thinking About Infants and Young Children

by Martha Harris

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This book describes some of the important aspects of the development of infants and young children from birth to school age. It is illustrated by vignettes of scenes between parents and children and... (more)

Engaging with Complexity: Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Education

Engaging with Complexity: Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Education

Edited by Rita Harris, Sue Rendall

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Children and young people spend a great deal of their time in schools and other education settings. Consequently those working in such contexts have a huge impact and influence on the development,... (more)

Why Can't I Help this Child to Learn? Understanding Emotional Barriers to Learning

Why Can't I Help this Child to Learn? Understanding Emotional Barriers to Learning

Edited by Helen High

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The book outlines theories of child development from the point of view of the kinds of relationships children make with adults and the effects of their relationships on their learning. In addition,... (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)

Hidden Twins: What Adult Opposite Sex Twins Have to Teach Us

Hidden Twins: What Adult Opposite Sex Twins Have to Teach Us

by Olivia Lousada

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'This pioneering book offers wonderful insight into the experience of opposite sex twins in adulthood. It is a very welcome addition to the literature and warmly recommended to all who know or work... (more)

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