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Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

1st Edition

Robert N. Emde
February 24, 2014

This book is devoted to a topic that is fundamental value for psychoanalytic research; namely a quest for the roots of psychopathological impediments and disorders as well as the related question as to what extent these developmental disturbances can be avoided by adequate early parenting....

Mentalizing in the Development and Treatment of Attachment Trauma

Mentalizing in the Development and Treatment of Attachment Trauma

1st Edition

Jon G. Allen
January 01, 2013

This book brings together the latest knowledge from attachment research and neuroscience to provide a new approach to treating trauma for therapists from different professional disciplines and diverse theoretical backgrounds. The field of trauma suffers from fragmentation as brands of therapy...

The Significance of Dreams: Bridging Clinical and Extraclinical Research in Psychoanalysis

The Significance of Dreams: Bridging Clinical and Extraclinical Research in Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Peter Fonagy, Horst Kachele, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, David Taylor
December 31, 2012

This book looks at dreams from a twenty-first century perspective. It takes its inspiration from Freud's insights, but pursues psychoanalytic interest into both neuroscience and the modern psychoanalytic consulting room. The book looks at laboratory research on dreaming alongside the modern...

Putting Theory to Work: How are Theories Actually Used in Practice?

Putting Theory to Work: How are Theories Actually Used in Practice?

1st Edition

Jorge Canestri
November 01, 2012

This book contains a continuation and expansion of the topics covered in the author's previous book, Psychoanalysis: from Practice to Theory, about the use of theories in analytic practice. As a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) Conceptual Research Committee and Chair...

Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and other Psychopathologies and its Epistemological Reflections

Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and other Psychopathologies and its Epistemological Reflections

1st Edition

Jorge Canestri, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Mary Target
December 31, 2010

In this volume internationally well known experts discuss whether psychoanalysis - with its rich mix of clinical experiences and conceptualizations of early development and symptoms - has something unique to offer through deepening the understanding of children suffering from this and similar...

Destructiveness, Intersubjectivity and Trauma: The Identity Crisis of Modern Psychoanalysis

Destructiveness, Intersubjectivity and Trauma: The Identity Crisis of Modern Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Werner Bohleber
December 31, 2010

'At last we have a book that provides a comprehensive overview and assessment of the intersubjective turn in psychoanalysis, showing its logical and clinical limitations and exploring its social and cultural determinants. Bohleber emphasizes the clinical importance of real traumatic experience...

Taboo or Not Taboo? Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Taboo or Not Taboo? Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

1st Edition

Lori C. Bohm
December 31, 2009

'Psychoanalysis has, from its inception, been a discipline concerned with overcoming the ill effects of certain social taboos. Given this focus, it might be assumed that psychoanalysis and its practitioners are free of the constraints imposed by restrictive taboos. This book challenges this idea by...

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

1st Edition

Marcel G. J. Schmeets, Annelies J. E. Verheugt-Pleiter, Jolien Zevalkink
December 31, 2008

Mentalization-based child therapy, previously known as developmental therapy, is the latest branch on the psychoanalytic tree of knowledge. It comprises a number of techniques that address deficiencies in specific areas of psychological development. It aims to treat children whose development has...

Developmental Science and Psychoanalysis: Integration and Innovation

Developmental Science and Psychoanalysis: Integration and Innovation

1st Edition

Peter Fonagy, Linda Mayes, Mary Target
December 31, 2007

As a discipline, psychoanalysis began at the interface of mind and brain and has always been about those most basic questions of biology and psychology: loving, hating, what brings us together as lovers, parents, and friends and what pulls us apart in conflict and hatred. These are the enduring...

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