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Enduring Trauma Through the Life Cycle

Enduring Trauma Through the Life Cycle

Edited by Eileen McGinley, Arturo Varchevker

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This is a multi-authored book on the complex subject of psychic trauma as encountered at different stages of the life-cycle, and describes some of the clinical challenges, technical issues and... (more)

Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations

Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations

Edited by M. Gerard Fromm

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A central thesis of this volume is that what human beings cannot contain of their experience - what has been traumatically overwhelming, unbearable, unthinkable - falls out of social discourse, but... (more)

The Internal World of the Juvenile Sex Offender: Through a Glass Darkly then Face to Face

The Internal World of the Juvenile Sex Offender: Through a Glass Darkly then Face to Face

by Timothy Keogh

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The book argues the case for the usefulness of an empirically based understanding of the internal world of juvenile sex offenders as a way of humanely relating to their difficulties. It details the... (more)

Containment in the Community: Supportive Frameworks for Thinking about Antisocial Behaviour and Mental Health

Containment in the Community: Supportive Frameworks for Thinking about Antisocial Behaviour and Mental Health

Edited by Alla Rubitel, David Reiss

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This book is aimed at all practitioners working in healthcare and criminal justice community settings with individuals displaying antisocial, offending, and challenging behaviours, at times... (more)

Consequences of Denial: The Armenian Genocide

Consequences of Denial: The Armenian Genocide

by Aida Alayarian

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Consequences of Denial seeks to provide some awareness and understanding of the horrendous tragedy of the Armenian genocide. This book illuminates the little known fact that over two million innocent... (more)

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Edited by Adah Sachs, Graeme Galton

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This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be... (more)

A Big and a Little One is Gone: Crisis Therapy with a Two-year-old Boy

A Big and a Little One is Gone: Crisis Therapy with a Two-year-old Boy

by Elisabeth Cleve

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This is a story from inside the child psychologist's room. Victor, who is two and a half years old, has lost his mother and younger brother in a car accident. He is 'sunny and happy' and does not... (more)

Intimate Warfare: Regarding the Fragility of Family Relations

Intimate Warfare: Regarding the Fragility of Family Relations

by Martine Groen, Justine Van Lawick

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The community in which children are nursed; the family, should by all means be a safe haven. However, it is not. People in family relations are more likely to be threatened, hit, kicked, raped or... (more)

Memory in Dispute

Memory in Dispute

Edited by Valerie Sinason

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'This is a much-needed book - experienced clinicians writing intelligently about one of the most fraught and complex clinical problems facing psychotherapy today. We have patients who are suffering... (more)

Recovered Memories of Abuse: True or False?

Recovered Memories of Abuse: True or False?

Edited by Joseph Sandler, Peter Fonagy

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These papers - from a conference with the same title - includes work by Lawrence Weiskrant (highlighting the concerns around false memories), John Morton (outlining contemporary models of memory),... (more)

Dark Matters: Exploring the Realm of Psychic Devastation

Dark Matters: Exploring the Realm of Psychic Devastation

by Ira Brenner

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This book takes a deeper look into the darker side of the human condition by examining the psyches of those who have been victims or survivors of heinous acts perpetrated by others. From the... (more)

Beyond Individual and Collective Trauma: Intergenerational Transmission, Psychoanalytic Treatment, and the Dynamics of Forgiveness

Beyond Individual and Collective Trauma: Intergenerational Transmission, Psychoanalytic Treatment, and the Dynamics of Forgiveness

by Clara Mucci

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The book combines for the first time attachment theory, regulation attachment therapy, and the intergenerational transmission of trauma, showing how the clinical therapeutic process of “going beyond... (more)

Psychic Reality in Context: Perspectives on Psychoanalysis, Personal History, and Trauma

Psychic Reality in Context: Perspectives on Psychoanalysis, Personal History, and Trauma

by Marion Michel Oliner

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This book skillfully combines autobiographical stories with clear psychoanalytical theories. During her childhood, the author experienced the Holocaust and was left understandly traumatised by it. It... (more)

Forgiveness in Intimate Relationships: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Forgiveness in Intimate Relationships: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

by Shahrzad Siassi

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How can one overcome deeply-held resentment so as to resume or establish a bond with a traumatizing person, mindful that the experience of the self is rooted in the very intimate relationships from... (more)

Bearing Witness: Psychoanalytic Work with People Traumatised by Torture and State Violence

Bearing Witness: Psychoanalytic Work with People Traumatised by Torture and State Violence

Edited by Andres Gautier, Anna Sabatini Scalmati

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'In their discussion of torture, the contributors to this book write of what its victims cannot put into words and the work that has to be done with them to that end. Working with a victim's account... (more)

Trauma and Attachment

Trauma and Attachment

Edited by Sarah Benamer, Kate White

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On Paedophilia

On Paedophilia

by Cosimo Schinaia

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A topical and complete examination of the phenomena of paedophilia starting with a historical overview and then proceeding to a psychoanalytic examination of its structure and treatment. Contents... (more)

Trauma-Organized Systems: Physical and Sexual Abuse in Families

Trauma-Organized Systems: Physical and Sexual Abuse in Families

by Arnon Bentovim

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This book is about the experience of individuals who have been abused or who have abused others, but it also traces the way an abusive experience can organize a family or professional system so that... (more)

Headaches and Brain Injury from a Biopsychosocial Perspective: A Practical Psychotherapy Guide

Headaches and Brain Injury from a Biopsychosocial Perspective: A Practical Psychotherapy Guide

by Birgit Gurr

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Post-traumatic headache is the most common symptom after mild/moderate brain injury. Similar to the characteristics of naturally occurring headaches, it is multi-faceted in nature and includes... (more)

Animal Killer: Transmission of War Trauma From One Generation to the Next

Animal Killer: Transmission of War Trauma From One Generation to the Next

by Vamik D. Volkan

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A psychoanalytic process from its beginning to its termination is described to illustrate crucial technical issues in the treatment of individuals with narcissistic personality organization and the... (more)

Narrative Approaches to Brain Injury

Narrative Approaches to Brain Injury

Edited by Stephen Weatherhead, David Todd

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This book brings together narrative approaches and brain injury rehabilitation, in a manner that fosters an understanding of the natural fit between the two. We live our lives by narratives and... (more)

Practical Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury: A Guide for Working Clinicians

Practical Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury: A Guide for Working Clinicians

Edited by Gavin Newby, Rudi Coetzer

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The book aims to acknowledge the complexity of working with clients who have an acquired brain injury but also seeks to give the interested reader practical and useable guides to develop their... (more)

Trauma, Torture and Dissociation: A Psychoanalytic View

Trauma, Torture and Dissociation: A Psychoanalytic View

by Aida Alayarian

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Theoretical material is presented in close conjunction with clinical data in the form of vignettes and case studies to illustrate the key points outlined in this book, which focuses on the... (more)

A Relational Approach to Rehabilitation: Thinking about Relationships after Brain Injury

A Relational Approach to Rehabilitation: Thinking about Relationships after Brain Injury

by Ceri Bowen, Giles Yeates

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This book is one of very few books on the topic of family adaptation and relationships after brain injury. It is an important topic because of the unique impact that such a trauma can have on... (more)

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film

by Rudolph Binion

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Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature, and Film explores an intriguing facet of human behavior never yet examined in its own right - an individual or a group may contrive, unawares, to repeat a... (more)

Anxiety and Mood Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Assessment and Psychotherapy

Anxiety and Mood Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Assessment and Psychotherapy

by Rudi Coetzer

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While there are many excellent texts addressing cognitive impairment and behavioural difficulties and on rehabilitation associated with traumatic brain injury, few textbooks specifically address the... (more)

School Violence: Studies in Alienation, Revenge and Redemption

School Violence: Studies in Alienation, Revenge and Redemption

by Ingrid Rose

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Experiences of violence in schools are encountered much more frequently than they used to be. The shocking repercussions of these acts are felt nation-wide and particularly impact school populations,... (more)

Violence: A Public Health Menace and a Public Health Approach

Violence: A Public Health Menace and a Public Health Approach

Edited by Sandra L. Bloom

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'In addressing the issue of violence, our first purpose is to provide practical information that will help the reader to design specific intervention strategies aimed at preventing the escalation of... (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)

Touching the Real: Trauma, History, and Psychoanalysis

Touching the Real: Trauma, History, and Psychoanalysis

by Leslie Chapman

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In this book, Leslie Chapman explores the whole notion of trauma and how it can be conceptualised in terms of the Lacanian Real. In the process, he also looks at how trauma is situated within... (more)

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