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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)

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)

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)

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)

The Clinical Paradigms of Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott: Comparisons and Dialogues

The Clinical Paradigms of Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott: Comparisons and Dialogues

by Jan Abram, R.D. Hinshelwood

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The main aims of this book are to introduce the distinctive clinical paradigms of Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott, to compare and contrast the way in which their theories evolved, and to present a... (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)

Of Things Invisible to Mortal Sight: Celebrating the Work of James S. Grotstein

Of Things Invisible to Mortal Sight: Celebrating the Work of James S. Grotstein

Edited by Annie Reiner

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Dr James Grotstein (1925–2015) was the foremost Bion scholar, and one of the most noted and honoured psychoanalysts in the world. His prolific writings and generous encouragement to other analysts... (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)

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)

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 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)

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)

The Social Unconscious in Persons, Groups, and Societies: Volume 3: The Foundation Matrix Extended and Re-configured

The Social Unconscious in Persons, Groups, and Societies: Volume 3: The Foundation Matrix Extended and Re-configured

Edited by Earl Hopper, Haim Weinberg

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In this book the authors develop the theory of the tripartite matrix, consider music as a form of non-verbal communication as a sub-dimension of the matrix, and to present empirical studies of the... (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)

What To Do If the Mind Does Not Develop: A Psychoanalytic Study of Pervasive Developmental Disorders

What To Do If the Mind Does Not Develop: A Psychoanalytic Study of Pervasive Developmental Disorders

by Roberto Bertolini

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The result of three decades of psychoanalytic work with children and adolescents, this book takes a fresh and empathic look on the pervasive developmental disorders in childhood and adolescence,... (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 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 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)

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)

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

Sports on the Couch

Sports on the Couch

by Ricardo A. Rubinstein

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Bringing together concepts from psychoanalysis with an attentive eye and A. Rubinstein popular wisdom, Sports on the Couch explores the psychology of athletes and those around them. As a product of... (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)

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)

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)

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