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.
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
Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis Theoretical Basis and Experiences through Working Parties
The Infantile in Psychoanalytic Practice Today
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...