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Bereavement: Personal Experiences and Clinical Reflections

Bereavement: Personal Experiences and Clinical Reflections

Edited by Salman Akhtar, Gurmeet S. Kanwal

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This is a book about death, loss, grief and mourning, but with an unusual twist. It is different in that it explores specific kinds of deaths encountered within families and households, rather than... (more)

Analysing Patients with Traumas: Separation, Illness, Violence

Analysing Patients with Traumas: Separation, Illness, Violence

by Franziska Henningsen

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The focus of this book is on detailed case histories of patients with severe traumas. The author takes us through the successive stages of analysis and gives us a graphic impression of the progress... (more)

Counterdreamers: Analysts Reading Themselves

Counterdreamers: Analysts Reading Themselves

Edited by Meg Harris Williams, Miriam Botbol

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‘Counterdreaming’ is Donald Meltzer’s term for the psychoanalytic reverie that arises from the countertransfe rence during the session, in response to the analysand’s own dreams and phantasies. He... (more)

A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography

A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography

by Neville Symington

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"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my... (more)

What Holds Us Together: Popular Culture and Social Cohesion

What Holds Us Together: Popular Culture and Social Cohesion

by Barry Richards

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Faced by the increasing divisiveness and volatility of electoral politics, and the rise of illiberal fundamentalisms, the social sciences may seem to lack the imagination necessary to make sense of... (more)

Dark Fantasy: Regressive Movements and the Search for Meaning in Politics

Dark Fantasy: Regressive Movements and the Search for Meaning in Politics

by David P. Levine

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Recent trends in politics culminating in the US with the election of Donald Trump both provoked and expressed a troubling intensification of emotion in the body politic. Heightened levels of anger,... (more)

Sex Now, Talk Later

Sex Now, Talk Later

by Estela V. Welldon

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Sex matters. It is a crucial part of whom we are and what to do. So why do we police what is ‘normal’ and what is ‘bizarre’? As Estela Welldon argues in this insightful book, whenever we disapprove... (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)

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)

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)

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)

Shared Traumas, Silent Loss, Public and Private Mourning

Shared Traumas, Silent Loss, Public and Private Mourning

Edited by Lene Auestad

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This book aims to question the junctions of the private and the public when it comes to trauma, loss, and the work of mourning - notions which, it is argued, challenge our very ideas of the... (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)

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Edited by David Armstrong, Michael Rustin

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This book revisits the theory of social systems as a defence against anxiety first set out by Elliott Jaques and Isabel Menzies Lyth in papers which they published in 1955 and 1960, and which have... (more)

The Language of Bion: A Dictionary of Concepts

The Language of Bion: A Dictionary of Concepts

by P.C. Sandler

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Considering that introductory books cannot replace an author's original words, and that Bion's concepts are often found to be difficult to grasp, Dr Paulo Sandler has compiled an unusual style of... (more)

Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of the Personality

Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of the Personality

by Margot Waddell

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Inside Lives belongs to the heart of the thinking and working of the Tavistock Clinic. Its aim is to bring psychoanalytic theory to life, to make it accessible to a much wider range of readers, both... (more)

Learning from Experience

Learning from Experience

by Wilfred R. Bion

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'As the problems raised in this book are fundamental to learning they have a long history of investigation and discussion. In phsycho-analytical practice, particularly with patients displaying... (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)

Mindbrain, Psychoanalytic Institutions, and Psychoanalysts: A New Metapsychology Consistent with Neuroscience

Mindbrain, Psychoanalytic Institutions, and Psychoanalysts: A New Metapsychology Consistent with Neuroscience

by Antonio Imbasciati

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In this book, Antonio Imbasciati criticises the isolationism of traditional psychoanalytic associations, compared to those of other branches of psychology, and their suspicion of neuroscience. Today,... (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)

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)

Sexual Difference in Debate: Bodies, Desires, and Fictions

Sexual Difference in Debate: Bodies, Desires, and Fictions

by Leticia Glocer Fiorini

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Now well into the twenty-first century, relevant changes in symbolic codes that organize social bonds are observed. Important modifications regarding the model of the nuclear family in Western... (more)

The Complete Works of W.R. Bion

The Complete Works of W.R. Bion

by Wilfred R. Bion

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The Complete Works of W. R. Bion is now available in a coherent and corrected format. Comprising sixteen volumes bound in green cloth, this edition has been brought together and edited by Chris... (more)

Freud's Models of the Mind: An Introduction

Freud's Models of the Mind: An Introduction

Edited by Joseph Sandler, Alex Holder

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The authors succeed in putting Freud's models of the mind into a historical and developmental framework and show the complexity of his thinking on the relationship between the conscious and... (more)

The Analytical Process: Journeys and Pathways

The Analytical Process: Journeys and Pathways

by Thierry Bokanowski

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The term ‘psychoanalytical process’, though occurring but rarely in Freud’s works, has become firmly established nowadays despite being hard to define, explain, or pin down in conceptual or... (more)

The Feeling Brain: Selected Papers on Neuropsychoanalysis

The Feeling Brain: Selected Papers on Neuropsychoanalysis

by Mark Solms

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Neuropsychoanalysis is the fastest growing area within psychoanalysis, providing a bridge between "classic" psychoanalysis and the neurological sciences. This book provides an accessible introduction... (more)

The Art of Personality in Literature and Psychoanalysis

The Art of Personality in Literature and Psychoanalysis

by Meg Harris Williams

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The Art of Personality is a diverse selection of talks and papers on psychoanalysis and literature given by the author over the past ten years. They elaborate on the goal expressed by Milton as... (more)

Psychoanalysis Online 3: The Teleanalytic Setting

Psychoanalysis Online 3: The Teleanalytic Setting

Edited by Jill Savege Scharff

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Psychoanalysis Online 3: The Teleanalytic Setting is a highly topical, continuing conversation on the role of technology in psychoanalysis and its tremendous potential for outreach to patients in the... (more)

The Future of Psychoanalysis: The Debate About the Training Analyst System

The Future of Psychoanalysis: The Debate About the Training Analyst System

Edited by Peter Zagermann

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This book is concerned with the question of what psychoanalytic training should look like today. Should we go on with the system that has developed over time? Or should we abandon it, and if so, for... (more)

The Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Technique

The Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Technique

by R. Horacio Etchegoyen

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A revised and updated edition of this recent classic, including new material on insight and early development, amongst others. Within each subject, the author presents the theories and observations... (more)

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