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New and Published Books

  1. Psychosis, Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry in Postwar USA

    On the borderland of madness

    By Orna Ophir

    Series: The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series

    Covering the last four decades of the 20th century, this book explores the unwritten history of the struggles between psychoanalysis and psychiatry in postwar USA, inaugurated by the neosomatic revolution, which had profound consequences for the treatment of psychotic patients. Analyzing and...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Brain, the Mind and the Self

    A psychoanalytic road map

    By Arnold Goldberg

    Psychoanalysis enjoyed an enormous popularity at one time, but has recently fallen out of favor as new psychiatric medications have dominated the treatment of mental illness and a new interest in the brain and neuroscience begins to dominate the theory as to the cause and cure of mental illness....

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sabina Spielrein:

    Forgotten Pioneer of Psychoanalysis, Revised Edition

    Edited by Coline Covington, Coline Covington, Barbara Wharton, Barbara Wharton

    Sabina Spielrein is perhaps best known for her love affair with her doctor, Carl Gustav Jung. Their intense therapeutic relationship led to a mutual fascination that lasted, for Spielrein, for the rest of her life. It is debatable whether Spielrein and Jung’s relationship was consummated, but it...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Dream Research

    Contributions to Clinical Practice

    Edited by Milton Kramer, Myron L Glucksman

    This edited volume shows the relationship between dream research and its usefulness in treating patients. Milton Kramer and Myron Glucksman show that there is support for searching for the meaning of dream as experiences extended in time. Dreaming reflects psychological changes and is actually an...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Legacy of Sandor Ferenczi

    From ghost to ancestor

    Edited by Adrienne Harris, Steven Kuchuck

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    The Legacy of Sándor Ferenczi, first published in 1993 & edited by Lewis Aron & Adrienne Harris, was one of the first books to examine Ferenczi’s invaluable contributions to psychoanalysis and his continuing influence on contemporary clinicians and scholars. Building on that pioneering...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Critical Psychology

    Edited by Ian Parker

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Critical psychology has developed over time from different standpoints, and in different cultural contexts, embracing a variety of perspectives. This cutting-edge and comprehensive handbook values and reflects this diversity of approaches to critical psychology today, providing a definitive...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reading Michael Balint

    A Pragmatic Clinician

    By Helene Oppenheim-Gluckman

    Michael Balint is above all known for the "Balint Groups", which came to be a generic term for groups involved with the training of doctors and caregivers in the patient-caregiver relationship. Despite this, the origin and full import of his work has been somewhat overlooked. Hélène...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Placebo Response and the Power of Unconscious Healing

    By Richard Kradin

    Placebo responses are automatic and unconscious and cannot be predicted based on conscious volition. Instead, they reflect complex interactions between the innate reward system of the nervous system and encoded procedural memories and imaginal fantasies. The placebo response contributes...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. How to Talk to a Narcissist

    By Joan Lachkar

    Much has been written about narcissism, addressing not only its theoretical aspects, its psychodynamics and the defense mechanisms within the spectrum of various kinds of narcissists. Yet, little if anything has been written about how to actually communicate with one, or what Lachkar refers to...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. How to Talk to a Borderline

    By Joan Lachkar

    In How to Talk to a Borderline, Joan Lachkar introduces Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and outlines the challenges and difficulties it presents to clinicians. She expands current understanding of BPD by outlining eight different kinds of borderline personality disorders and how each of these...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge