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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)

Violent Adolescents: Understanding the Destructive Impulse

Violent Adolescents: Understanding the Destructive Impulse

Edited by Lynn Greenwood

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This volume looks at the reasons behind adolescent violence, and illuminates the earlier disturbances in the life history of the adolescent, which contribute to violent behaviour. The contributors... (more)

The Elusive Child

The Elusive Child

Edited by Lesley Caldwell

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'Fuelled by agitation and panic about paedophilia, child abuse, violence and neglect on the one side, and by children as violent murderers and killers on the other, there has been an explosion of... (more)

Systemic Approaches to Training in Child Protection

Systemic Approaches to Training in Child Protection

by Gerrilyn Smith

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This book contributes to the debate on child sexual abuse and illuminates the trainer practitioner in the process. It shows that human services training is not built solely on scientific theory but... (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)

Working with Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Working with Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

by Elsa Jones

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Elsa Jones, working from the Family Institute in Cardiff, has been treating adult survivors of child sexual and physical abuse for several years, and she has clearly and frankly described her work in... (more)

Children's Phantasies: The Shaping of Relationships

Children's Phantasies: The Shaping of Relationships

by Otto Weininger

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Otto Weininger illustrates the manifestations of unconscious phantasy in children - normal, neurotic or psychotic - in various settings such as playgroups, ordinary schools or special schools for... (more)

Extending Horizons: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children, Adolescents and Families

Extending Horizons: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children, Adolescents and Families

Edited by Rolene Szur, Sheila Miller

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Extending Horizons presents a wide-ranging collection of papers by leading practitioners in the field of analytic psychotherapy with children and young people, surveying recent developments in... (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)

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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This book concerns the child’s emotional and cognitive development during the period of latency. It constitutes a bridge between the first stormy years of child development and adolescence. The... (more)

Do Mothers Dream of Electric Babies?: The Importance of Emotional Bonds for Growing, Nurturing, and Educating

Do Mothers Dream of Electric Babies?: The Importance of Emotional Bonds for Growing, Nurturing, and Educating

by Giuliana Mieli

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We live in a society that ignores and disregards attachment needs and feelings. Starting from this consideration, the author describes the stages of human emotional development in a lucid narrative... (more)

Knitting a Clinic: Between the Child and the Other

Knitting a Clinic: Between the Child and the Other

by Liora Stavchansky

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Knitting a Clinic: Between the Child and the Other results from the primordial signifiers that cut through this text, signifiers such as structure, subject, lack, child, Other, object petit a and... (more)

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