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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)

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)

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)

The Anna Freud Tradition: Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

The Anna Freud Tradition: Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

Edited by Norka T. Malberg, Joan Raphael-Leff

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This volume honours Anna Freud’s work and legacy by providing a detailed summary of the Psychoanalytic Developmental Tradition and illustrations of its contributions to the field of Child... (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)

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)

Technique in Child and Adolescent Analysis

Technique in Child and Adolescent Analysis

Edited by Michael Gunter

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These are the edited papers from a conference held in 2008 on the topic of problems with child and adolescent analysis. The contributors come from widely differing theoretical backgrounds and use a... (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)

The Janus Face of Prenatal Diagnostics: A European Study Bridging Ethics, Psychoanalysis, and Medicine

The Janus Face of Prenatal Diagnostics: A European Study Bridging Ethics, Psychoanalysis, and Medicine

Edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, John Tsiantis

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Coping with modern technology in the life sciences (biology and medicine) became a major issue for people living in the Twentieth Century, and continues to be so in the present century. Biotechnology... (more)

Childhood, Well-Being and a Therapeutic Ethos

Childhood, Well-Being and a Therapeutic Ethos

by Richard House, Del Loewenthal

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A key theme of this book is that we urgently need a therapeutic ethos in order to bring both educational and therapeutic sensibilities to bear on the issue of children's wellbeing, if truly effective... (more)

Sextuplets: Study of a Sibling Group

Sextuplets: Study of a Sibling Group

by Linda Root Fortini, Laura Mori

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'This unique and fascinating book carefully traces aspects of the personality of sextuplets which persist from birth onwards. The way in which the personal characteristics of both the mother and her... (more)

The Psychoanalytic Work of Hansi Kennedy: From War Nurseries to the Anna Freud Centre (1940-1993)

The Psychoanalytic Work of Hansi Kennedy: From War Nurseries to the Anna Freud Centre (1940-1993)

Edited by Jill M. Miller, Carla Neely

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This book presents a selection of the works of Hansi Kennedy, pre-eminent child psychoanalyst, whose career began with Anna Freud in the Hampstead War Nurseries and continued at the Hampstead Child... (more)

Lives Across Time/Growing Up: Paths to Emotional Health and Emotional Illness from Birth to 30 in 76 People

Lives Across Time/Growing Up: Paths to Emotional Health and Emotional Illness from Birth to 30 in 76 People

by Henry H. Massie, Nathan M. Szajnberg

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Follow seventy-six children from birth to thirty to learn about their various developmental life paths and their influences. Children traverse continuous or discontinuous courses. This book describes... (more)

The Evolution of Family Patterns and Indirect Therapy with Adolescents

The Evolution of Family Patterns and Indirect Therapy with Adolescents

Edited by Giorgio Nardone, Rita Rocchi

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This text presents a picture of contemporary family patterns that might produce problems of social and psychopathologic deviance in adolescents. It is the outcome of the teamwork of 32 researchers... (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)

Innovations in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Innovations in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Edited by Maria Pozzi Monzo, Beverley Tydeman

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Innovations in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy has emerged from the authors' and contributors' excitement about the proliferation of parent-infant psychotherapy work around the world. This model of... (more)

Child-Centred Attachment Therapy: The CcAT Programme

Child-Centred Attachment Therapy: The CcAT Programme

by Alexandra Maeja Raicar, Maggie Gall

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This book describes the development of the Child-Centred Attachment Therapy (CcAT) model of working with children with attachment difficulties. The authors describe, in a vivid and accessible manner,... (more)

A Playworker's Guide to Understanding Children's Behaviour: Working with the 8-12 Age Group

A Playworker's Guide to Understanding Children's Behaviour: Working with the 8-12 Age Group

by Andrea Clifford-Poston

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How do I manage an aggressive child positively when I have twenty other children who need my attention? How can I develop a good relationship with a child I seem to dislike? How do I maintain a... (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)

Working with Parents and Infants: A Mind-Body Integration Approach

Working with Parents and Infants: A Mind-Body Integration Approach

by Antonella Sansone

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Working with Parents and Infants is aimed at understanding the process of psychosomatic illness, exploring the embodiment of psychosomatic health and illness, and the inseparability of psyche and... (more)

Violence in Children: Understanding and Helping Those Who Harm

Violence in Children: Understanding and Helping Those Who Harm

Edited by Rosemary Campher

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This book explores various aspects of violence and the attendant emotional, psychological, biological and social features that may be found to accompany these states in children. It highlights the... (more)

You and Your Mid-Adolescent

You and Your Mid-Adolescent

by James Rose

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This is a book which seeks help those going through the process of mid-adolescence - either from the point of view of the adolescent or their families - it attends to the serious strains that may... (more)

The Development of Consciousness: An Integrative Model of Child Development, Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis

The Development of Consciousness: An Integrative Model of Child Development, Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis

by Giampaolo Sasso

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Using 'Freud's Project for a scientific psychology' as a starting point, this book is a brilliant new approach that combines psychoanalytical research with neuroscience. Its aim is to to delineate a... (more)

Young People and Crime: Improving Provisions for Children Who Offend

Young People and Crime: Improving Provisions for Children Who Offend

by Rod Morgan, Sheila Hollins

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Young People and Crime is the fourth volume of the Winnicott Clinic Lecture Monograph Series, based on the 2005 lecture given by Rod Morgan and Sheila Hollins regarding the mental health of young... (more)

Born Too Early: Hidden Handicaps of Premature Children

Born Too Early: Hidden Handicaps of Premature Children

by Jonna Jepsen

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Premature children suffering consequences of their early birth do not grow out of them, and new difficulties may appear as they mature. The sum of negative influences from the time in the Neonatal... (more)

You and Your Child: Making Sense of Learning Disabilities

You and Your Child: Making Sense of Learning Disabilities

by Sheila Hollins, Martin Hollins

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This volume looks at the physical, mental and emotional development of children with varying degrees of learning disabilities through tracing the development of six young adults from childhood. The... (more)

Can You Help Me? A Guide for Parents

Can You Help Me? A Guide for Parents

by A.H. Brafman

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This book is based on common questions that parents have about their children and their relationships with the world at large. Drawing from his extensive experience as a child psychoanalyst (and as a... (more)

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