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Doing Things Differently: The Influence of Donald Meltzer on Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice

Doing Things Differently: The Influence of Donald Meltzer on Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice

Edited by Margaret Cohen, Alberto Hahn

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Doing Things Differently celebrates the work of Donald Meltzer, who was such a lively force in the training of child psychotherapists at the Tavistock Clinic for many years. The book represents the... (more)

Obsessions: The Twisted Cruelty

Obsessions: The Twisted Cruelty

by Francesco Bisagni

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This book explores the interrelatedness between obsessive compulsive disorders, thinking disorders, and depression. The issue is considered both from a psychiatric viewpoint and from a psychodynamic... (more)

Meltzer in Venice: Seminars with the Racker Group of Venice

Meltzer in Venice: Seminars with the Racker Group of Venice

Edited by Maria Elena Petrilli, Hugo Marquez

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This book focuses on adolescence and adolescent states of mind. It is one of a series that record Donald Meltzer’s clinical seminars and supervisions, which were conducted in various countries on a... (more)

The Seed of Madness: Constitution, Environment, and Fantasy in the Organization of the Psychotic Core

The Seed of Madness: Constitution, Environment, and Fantasy in the Organization of the Psychotic Core

Edited by Vamik D. Volkan, Salman Akhtar

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More and more individuals with ego defects, severe object relations conflicts, affective turbulence, and unassimilated contradictions are seeking help from psychoanalysts and psychotherapists.... (more)

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

by Susan Sherwin-White

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While much writing has been devoted, predominantly by contemporary Kleinian adult psychoanalysts, to the Kleinian and post Kleinian development of Klein’s work, comparatively little has recently been... (more)

Family and Couple Psychoanalysis: A Global Perspective

Family and Couple Psychoanalysis: A Global Perspective

Edited by David E. Scharff, Elizabeth Palacios

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This book explores family interaction and family psychoanalysis from varying standpoints used around the world. It illustrates these with extensive clinical cases discussed from varying perspectives.... (more)

Mistrust: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Mistrust: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Edited by Salman Akhtar

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Humans are weak. Lacking the claws and thick skins of other animals, we are forced to rely on members of our own species to survive and flourish in the world. The fact that the human infant is born... (more)

Psychoanalysis, the NHS, and Mental Health Work Today

Psychoanalysis, the NHS, and Mental Health Work Today

Edited by Alison Vaspe

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This book illustrates the distinctive psychoanalytic contribution to mental health services for children, young people, and adults, with detailed case vignettes illustrating therapeutic treatment and... (more)

Critical Flicker Fusion: Psychoanalysis at the Movies

Critical Flicker Fusion: Psychoanalysis at the Movies

by William Fried

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The premise of this book is that films, like other works of the imagination, may be elucidated by applying methods derived from psychoanalysis, and that doing so will result in a deeper and richer... (more)

The Oedipus Complex Today: Clinical Implications

The Oedipus Complex Today: Clinical Implications

by Ronald Britton, Michael Feldman

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A collection of papers focusing on the Kleinian conception of the Oedipus complex, how this is now understood, and what effect it has had on clinical practice.

The papers by Ronald Britton,... (more)

On Loving, Hating, and Living Well: The Public Psychoanalytic Lectures of Ralph R. Greenson

On Loving, Hating, and Living Well: The Public Psychoanalytic Lectures of Ralph R. Greenson

by Ralph R. Greenson

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Ralph R. Greenson, MD, was perhaps psychoanalysis's most gifted and eloquent spokesperson. In this volume Dr Greenson is presented in one of the roles he enjoyed most: communicating to a lay audience... (more)

Between Mind and Brain: Models of the Mind and Models in the Mind

Between Mind and Brain: Models of the Mind and Models in the Mind

by Ronald Britton

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This book begins with an exploration of the relationship between mind and brain. It then examines various psychoanalytic models of the mind and moves to the task of the analyst to discover the... (more)

Meltzer in Sao Paulo

Meltzer in Sao Paulo

by Donald Meltzer

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This book is one of a series that record Donald Meltzer’s clinical seminars and supervisions, which were conducted in various countries on a regular basis over many years. Despite his interest in the... (more)

Psychoanalysis, Identity, and the Internet: Explorations into Cyberspace

Psychoanalysis, Identity, and the Internet: Explorations into Cyberspace

Edited by Andrea Marzi

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Every day we seek information from the internet, buy something, play videogames, chat, work, and so on. But what exactly is the nature of the space we surf in and through? Is it virtual or real?... (more)

Second Thoughts: Selected Papers on Psychoanalysis

Second Thoughts: Selected Papers on Psychoanalysis

by Wilfred R. Bion

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Second Thoughts is a collection of papers on Schizophrenia, Linking and Thinking, and his commentary upon them in the light of later work. Originally composed between 1950 and 1962, it derives its... (more)

The Fictions of Dreams: Dreams, Literature, and Writing

The Fictions of Dreams: Dreams, Literature, and Writing

by Otto M. Rheinschmiedt

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The Fictions of Dreams explores the close connection between the narrative nature of dreams and the narrative devices employed in literature and creative writing. The book is unique in its... (more)

The Courage of Simplicity: Essential Ideas in the Work of W.R. Bion

The Courage of Simplicity: Essential Ideas in the Work of W.R. Bion

by Hanni Biran

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Relying on and developing the ideas of W.R. Bion, this book observes psychoanalytic thinking through three prisms: person, group and society. The book is divided into four sections.

The first... (more)

The W.R. Bion Tradition

The W.R. Bion Tradition

Edited by Howard B. Levine, Giuseppe Civitarese

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This book engages a truly international group of distinguished Bion scholars, offering a wide variety of contemporary clinical and theoretical explorations and extensions of the seminal work of... (more)

Writing on the Moon: Stories and Poetry from the Creative Unconscious by Psychoanalysts and Others

Writing on the Moon: Stories and Poetry from the Creative Unconscious by Psychoanalysts and Others

Edited by Bonnie Zindel

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This innovative book offers a collection of creative writings by psychotherapists – poems, short stories, and creative non-fiction. The

themes tap into our most passionate and spontaneous selves,... (more)

Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy: A Psychoanalytic Study of Erotomania, Voyeurism, Surveillance, and Invasions of Privacy

Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy: A Psychoanalytic Study of Erotomania, Voyeurism, Surveillance, and Invasions of Privacy

by Helen K. Gediman

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Stalking is a predatory form of terrorizing people. Whether the tormenting erotomanic pursuit by the unrequited lover of his or her prey, or the secretive invasive surveillance in government-backed... (more)

The Skin-Ego

The Skin-Ego

by Didier Anzieu

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In this classic work, Didier Anzieu presents and develops his theory of the importance of ‘the Skin-ego’. Just as the skin is wrapped around the body, so Anzieu sees the ‘Skin-ego’ as a psychical... (more)

The Essential Being: Psychoanalytic Understanding of Totalitarianism

The Essential Being: Psychoanalytic Understanding of Totalitarianism

by Anamilagros Perez-Morazzani, Rafael E. Lopez-Corvo

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This book explores the concept of “pre-conceptual trauma”, drawing in particular on the pioneering research of Wilfred Bion. A comparison is established between two different groups of individuals:... (more)

Meltzer in Paris

Meltzer in Paris

by Donald Meltzer

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This book focuses on work with children undertaken by the GERPEN (Groupe d’Études et de Recherches Psychoanalytiques pour le developpement de l’Enfant et du Nourisson) of Caen and Paris. It is one of... (more)

Portraits of the Insane: Theodore Gericault and the Subject of Psychotherapy

Portraits of the Insane: Theodore Gericault and the Subject of Psychotherapy

by Robert Snell

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In the early 1820s, in the gloomy aftermath of the 1789 Revolution and the Napoleonic wars, the French Romantic painter Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) made five portraits of patients in an asylum or... (more)

Regret: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Regret: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Edited by Salman Akhtar, Shahrzad Siassi

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Missed opportunities, unfulfilled dreams, and broken promises are the stuff of everyday life and so is regret, the emotion that accompanies them. Unlike remorse which is consequent upon the... (more)

Defining Psychoanalysis: Achieving a Vernacular Expression

Defining Psychoanalysis: Achieving a Vernacular Expression

by Ian Miller

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The empirical baseline of today’s psychoanalytic vernacular may be inferred from what psychoanalysts read. Contemporary information aggregation provides us with a unique moment in “reading” today’s... (more)

Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy: Foundations of Theory and Practice

Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy: Foundations of Theory and Practice

Edited by David E. Scharff, Jill Savege Scharff

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In this time of vulnerable marriages and partnerships, many couples seek help for their relationships. Psychoanalytic couple therapy is a growing application of psychoanalysis for which training is... (more)

On Private Madness

On Private Madness

by Andre Green

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André Green occupies a unique position in psychoanalysis today, and his work represents a synthesis of the traditions of Lacan, Winnicott and Bion. This volume collects fourteen of his papers... (more)

The Technique and Practice of Psychoanalysis: Volume II: A Memorial Volume to Ralph R. Greenson

The Technique and Practice of Psychoanalysis: Volume II: A Memorial Volume to Ralph R. Greenson

by Ralph R. Greenson

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The exciting discovery of several incomplete chapters of Ralph R. Greenson's long awaited Volume II of The Technique and Practice of Psychoanalysis form the cornerstone of this memorial to a man... (more)

The Technique and Practice of Psychoanalysis: Volume I

The Technique and Practice of Psychoanalysis: Volume I

by Ralph R. Greenson

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This systematic and comprehensive volume, written in a lively and clear style, is devoted essentially to the fundamentals of psychoanalytic technique: transference and resistance. Dr. Greenson... (more)

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