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The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Ideas and Applications Series


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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.

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The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task Psychoanalysis with Children, Adolescents and their Families

The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task: Psychoanalysis with Children, Adolescents and their Families

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Nilde Parada Franch, Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Mónica Cardenal, Majlis Winberg Salomonsson
September 05, 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...

Femininity, Desire and Sublimation in Psychoanalysis From the Melancholic to the Erotic

Femininity, Desire and Sublimation in Psychoanalysis: From the Melancholic to the Erotic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Elda Abrevaya
August 11, 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 ...

What Nazism Did to Psychoanalysis

What Nazism Did to Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Laurence Kahn
August 10, 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 ...

The Deconstruction of Narcissism and the Function of the Object Explorations in Psychoanalysis

The Deconstruction of Narcissism and the Function of the Object: Explorations in Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By René Roussillon
August 01, 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 ...

Psychosomatics Today A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Psychosomatics Today: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Marilia Aisenstein, Elsa Rappoport De Aisemberg
June 01, 2022

This revised edition of Psychosomatics Today presents a thorough introduction to the different international schools of psychosomatics, written by leading professionals, and includes three new chapters on current practice. As well as exploring key psychosomatic topics, focusing primarily on the ...

Affect, Representation and Language Between the Silence and the Cry

Affect, Representation and Language: Between the Silence and the Cry

1st Edition

By Howard B. Levine
November 18, 2021

This book presents and elaborates on the rationale and implications of the transformational dimension of psychoanalysis. In so doing, it attempts to extend psychoanalytic theory and practice beyond neurosis and beyond what were formerly thought to be the limits of analytic understanding. Its ...

Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis Theoretical Basis and Experiences through Working Parties

Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis: Theoretical Basis and Experiences through Working Parties

1st Edition

Edited By Marina Altmann de Litvan
July 20, 2021

This book offers different theoretical approaches about what clinical research is. Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis is a unique contribution to the attempts to bridge the gap between clinicians and researchers and to create a culture of a more rigorous and systematic inquiry. It provides an ...

The Infantile in Psychoanalytic Practice Today

The Infantile in Psychoanalytic Practice Today

1st Edition

By Florence Guignard
July 14, 2021

The Infantile in Psychoanalytic Practice Today demonstrates the concept of the Infantile, first proposed almost a quarter of a century ago, and the ways in which it has become an indispensable tool in contemporary psychoanalytic clinical practice. As a “concept of the third type”, the Infantile ...

The Sound of the Unconscious Psychoanalysis as Music

The Sound of the Unconscious: Psychoanalysis as Music

1st Edition

By Ludovica Grassi
June 01, 2021

In this book, Ludovica Grassi explores the importance of music in psychoanalysis, arguing that music is a basic working tool for psyche, as words are composed of sound, rhythm and intonation more than lexical meaning. Starting from ethnomusicological, evolutionary, neurodevelopmental, ...

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis Transformations and Interventions, The Three Level Model

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis: Transformations and Interventions, The Three Level Model

1st Edition

Edited By Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly, Marina Altmann de Litvan, Ricardo Bernardi
April 19, 2021

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis presents a new stage of the work done through the IPA Committee on Clinical Observation between 2014 and 2020—the advances in our method, the Three Level Model (3-LM), and our clinical thinking. In this new volume, ideas on observational research, clinical ...

Art in Psychoanalysis A Contemporary Approach to Creativity and Analytic Practice

Art in Psychoanalysis: A Contemporary Approach to Creativity and Analytic Practice

1st Edition

By Gabriela Goldstein
June 01, 2013

A revolution is brewing in psychoanalysis: after a century of struggle to define psychoanalysis as a science, the concept of psychoanalysis as an art is finding expression in an unconventional 'return to Freud' that reformulates the relationship between art and psychoanalysis and in this process, ...

Psychoanalytic Reflections on Writing, Cinema and the Arts Facing Beauty and Loss

Psychoanalytic Reflections on Writing, Cinema and the Arts: Facing Beauty and Loss

1st Edition

By Paola Golinelli
December 31, 2020

"Why are we so fascinated by beauty?" is a question many of us have asked ourselves, as have many who came before us. This book investigates the moment of ecstatic solitude in which everyone can experience emotions through films, works of art or natural phenomenon, when, even if for a "magic" ...

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