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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

On Having an Own Child: Reproductive Technologies and the Cultural Construction of Childhood

On Having an Own Child: Reproductive Technologies and the Cultural Construction of Childhood

by Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

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How are ideas of genetics, 'blood', the family, and relatedness created and consumed?

This is the first book ever to consider in depth why people want children, and specifically why people want... (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)

Your Teenager: Thinking About Your Child During the Secondary School Years

Your Teenager: Thinking About Your Child During the Secondary School Years

by Martha Harris

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The Teenager books by Martha Harris, originally published in 1969, take a similar approach to her long-term bestseller Thinking about Infants and Young Children. Rooted vividly in the practicalities... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

You and Your Toddler

You and Your Toddler

by Jenny Stoker

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A central theme of this book is the gradual process of separation between parents and toddlers and the growth of autonomy in them all. Jenny Stoker has written with clarity, sympathy and warmth about... (more)

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