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The International Psychoanalytical Association International Psychoanalysis Library

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The focus of the Library is on the scientific developments of today throughout the IPA, with an emphasis within the discipline on clinical, technical, and theoretical advances; empirical, conceptual, and historical research project.

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The First Dictionary of Psychoanalysis A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday

The First Dictionary of Psychoanalysis: A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday

1st Edition

By Richard Sterba
July 19, 2013

This is a new translation of the classic 1932 Dictionary by the author, for which Freud wrote a Preface praising the "precision and correctness" of the author's work and calling it a "fine achievement". The dictionary is not only an important source of information about psychoanalysis in Vienna in ...

Children in Genocide Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

1st Edition

By Suzanne Kaplan
December 31, 2008

This book deals with affects and memories from extreme traumatization of Jewish survivors, who were children themselves during the Holocaust, and teenagers who survived the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, presenting an illustration of how complex affect regulating is for traumatized individuals....

Linking, Alliances, and Shared Space Groups and the Psychoanalyst

Linking, Alliances, and Shared Space: Groups and the Psychoanalyst

1st Edition

By Rene Kaes
December 31, 2007

This book presents the general framework of the psychoanalytic approach to groups, describing the main elements of a psychoanalytic model of the group and of the subject within the group. It describes the various problems posed by extending the field of investigation and practices of psychoanalysis....

The Geography of Meanings Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Place, Space, Land, and Dislocation

The Geography of Meanings: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Place, Space, Land, and Dislocation

1st Edition

By Salman Akhtar
December 31, 2007

This book is a collection of "stories", and just as the Stories of the Dreaming act as a container of experiences for the indigenous people, it attempts to be a container for experiences that had not had enough exposure in psychoanalytic literature....

Resonance of Suffering Countertransference in Non-Neurotic Structures

Resonance of Suffering: Countertransference in Non-Neurotic Structures

1st Edition

By Andre Green
December 31, 2009

Some sixty years after the "Controversial Discussions" in the early 40s, this passionate book resurrects their spirit on a global scale. Under the aurthor's generous, tactful yet strong leadership, a small discussion group of noteworthy analysts of the International Psychoanalytical Association, ...

Pluralism and Unity? Methods of Research in Psychoanalysis

Pluralism and Unity?: Methods of Research in Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

By Jorge Canestri
December 31, 2003

This book compiles the papers presented at an International Conference, "Pluralism of Sciences: The Psychoanalytic Method between Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research" in 2002. It provides the variety and diversity of psychoanalytic research cultures in different psychoanalytic societies....

Truth, Reality and the Psychoanalyst Latin American Contributions to Psychoanalysis

Truth, Reality and the Psychoanalyst: Latin American Contributions to Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

By Silvia Flechner
December 31, 2005

Psychoanalysis has long thrived in Latin America. Like the rest of the psychoanalytic world, our Latin American colleagues are diverse in their thinking, but there is nevertheless a distinct cultural voice with which they speak. Unfortunately, language barriers have interfered with the ...

Violence or Dialogue? Psychoanalytic Insights on Terror and Terrorism

Violence or Dialogue?: Psychoanalytic Insights on Terror and Terrorism

1st Edition

By Sverre Varvin
December 31, 2003

Our understanding of terrorism since the events of September 11th 2001 has usually been channelled through the two dimensional lens of religion and politics. This important new work contributes a richer understanding of terrorism by examining a third dimension of individual and group psychology and...

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