The aim of the The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Ideas and Applications Series is to focus on the scientific production of significant authors whose works are outstanding contributions to the development of the psychoanalytic field and to set out relevant ideas and themes, generated during the history of psychoanalysis, that deserve to be discussed by present psychoanalysts.
Trauma and Pain Without a Subject Disruptive Marks in the Psyche, Resignified
The Freudian Matrix of André Green Towards a Psychoanalysis for the Twenty-First Century
The Deconstruction of Narcissism and the Function of the Object Explorations in Psychoanalysis
The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task Psychoanalysis with Children, Adolescents and their Families
What Nazism Did to Psychoanalysis
By Siri Erika Gullestad, Erik Stänicke, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber
April 01, 2024
Psychoanalytic Studies of Change presents recent studies of the process and outcome of psychoanalytic therapy with an integrative perspective. A recurrent challenge in the discussion of therapeutic outcome is the gap between empirical, quantitative studies, reporting results on a group level, and ...
By Juan-Eduardo Tesone
March 08, 2024
Trauma and Pain Without a Subject explores the necessity of the subject of trauma emerging, particularly when a victim has experienced but not worked through disruptive situations, in order for unconscious pain to finally be experienced. The book is presented in three parts, with the first, "...
By Roosevelt Cassorla, Silvia Flechner
February 29, 2024
This book brings together international contributors to share insight from their theoretical and clinical work with adolescents, considering the different psychopathological responses they see in adolescent patients and how these can be worked with in analysis. Each chapter addresses a specific ...
By Cosimo Schinaia
February 22, 2024
Outsider Art and Psychoanalytic Psychiatry is a study of psychiatric institutes and psychiatric violence as seen through art created by the inhabitants of a psychiatric hospital. Cosimo Schinaia explores the history of the Cogoleto Psychiatric Hospital, now abandoned, and how its architecture ...
By Marilia Aisenstein
June 02, 2023
Desire, Pain and Thought presents a new perspective on primal erotogenic masochism, which Marilia Aisenstein regards as the core of psychoanalytic theory. Aisenstein distinguishes between pathological masochism – the active search for pain – and primal erotogenic masochism, which she believes ...
By Howard B. Levine
March 29, 2023
The Freudian Matrix of André Green presents seven papers, never previously published in English, that will allow readers to more closely follow and more fully understand the development of Green’s unique psychoanalytic thinking. The chapters in this book provide valuable insight into Green’s ...
By Pere Folch Mateu, J.O. Esteve, Jordi Sala
March 14, 2023
The Poetry of the Word in Psychoanalysis presents selected key papers by leading Spanish psychoanalyst Pere Folch Mateu. The pieces chosen for this book address clinical, psychopathological, technical and theoretical issues approached in Folch Mateu’s unique style, providing an introduction to his ...
By Joseph Fernando
December 16, 2022
A Psychoanalytic Understanding of Trauma presents a theory of the nature of trauma and post-traumatic mental functioning based on the concept of the ‘zero process’. Joseph Fernando presents a novel, comprehensive, and clinically useful theory of trauma. The author first presents theories of trauma ...
By René Roussillon
November 18, 2022
The Deconstruction of Narcissism and the Function of the Object addresses the topic of narcissistic suffering and presents an innovative take on its psychoanalytic treatment through the deconstruction of its solipsism. Presenting a new approach which builds on intuitions described by Freud and ...
By Nilde Parada Franch, Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Mónica Cardenal, Majlis Winberg Salomonsson
November 10, 2022
The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task is a fascinating collection of essays that proposes to restore and elaborate original conceptions of the complexity of mental processes in the early years of life until the onset of adolescence, and from then until adulthood. This book, led by the ...
By Laurence Kahn
September 09, 2022
What Nazism Did to Psychoanalysis explores the impact Nazism had on the evolution of psychoanalysis and tackles the enigma of the transformation of individual hate into mass psychosis and of the autocratic creation of a neo-reality. Addressing the effects of the Holocaust on the psychoanalytic ...
By Elda Abrevaya
August 12, 2022
Femininity, Desire and Sublimation in Psychoanalysis explores female subjectivity and examines the complexities inherent in psychoanalytic work realized by women analysts with women. The book includes a critical study of psychoanalytic theories on femininity as well as a reflection on social ...