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.
Envy and Gratitude Revisited
Freud and Culture
By Alessandra Lemma, Priscilla Roth
December 31, 2008
These stimulating essays are evidence that 50 years after its publication Melanie Klein's Envy and Gratitude is still a rich source of psychoanalytic inspiration. Sixteen highly regarded analysts, representing a wide range of psychoanalytic thinking, provide new insights and highlight current ...
By Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber
June 29, 2015
Interdisciplinary studies from the fields of embodied cognitive science, epigenetics, and cognitive neuroscience offer challenging explanations of the functions in the analyst's mind which might allow him to create spontaneous associations through which he unconsciously 'understands' the traumatic,...
By Eric Smadja
March 25, 2015
In this book Eric Smadja explores the representations of society and culture that Freud developed in the course of his work. Distinct from contemporary sociological and anthropological conceptions, they led to his construction of a personal socio-anthropology that was virulently criticised by the ...
By Salman Akhtar
December 31, 2009
This tightly edited volume opens a new vista in psychoanalysis by focusing upon positive and life-enhancing emotions and attitudes. The realms it covers include love, friendship, enthusiasm, courage, tact, resilience, and forgiveness, among others. Seminal papers on these topics have existed but ...
By Cyril Levitt
October 14, 2014
Hostile and Malignant Prejudice: Psychoanalytic Approaches represents the leading edge of work in the field by members of the International Psychoanalytical Association's Committee on Prejudice (Including Anti-Semitism), psychoanalysts who hail from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Peru, Sweden, ...
By Andre Green
December 31, 2011
Illusions and Disillusions of Psychoanalytic Work recounts and explores the disappointing and sometimes tragic evolutions of the treatments of certain patients who are resistant to the effects of analytic work. In this book the author reports cases taken from his own experience and that ...
By Michel De M'Uzan
June 03, 2019
Permanent Disquiet: Psychoanalysis and the Transitional Subject comprises the first English language translation of some of Michel Émile de M’Uzan’s key writings, alongside an invaluable glossary by Murielle Gagnebin of M’Uzan’s work. Together, they give a thorough overview of his key thinking. ...
By Riccardo Lombardi, Luigi Rinaldi, Sarantis Thanopulos
May 14, 2019
Psychoanalysis of the Psychoses brings together a distinguished international set of contributors, offering a range of views and approaches, to explore the latest thinking in the psychoanalytic treatment of psychosis and related disorders. Drawing on findings from neuroscience, theory and clinical...
By Ilany Kogan
December 31, 2007
This book presents scholarly writings on psychic boundaries. It explores one of the extreme pathological conditions from the complex relationship between Holocaust survivor parents and their offspring: the breaking of boundaries. The book adds the dimension of time to the concept of boundaries....
By Wilma Bucci
May 07, 2019
From Impression to Inquiry is a tribute to the work of Robert Wallerstein and is a homage to his exceptional attitude regarding the problem of agreements, divergences, and uncertainties in psychoanalysis....
By Juan Eduardo Tesone
December 31, 2011
This book emphasizes the influence of the name given at birth in terms of the construction of subjectivity. It offers the reader a fascinating journey through the meanders of culture, literary quotations, stories heard, and a difficult journey through the pain and horror of certain realities....
By Nellie L. Thompson
April 01, 2015
Eleanor Galenson had a remarkable career whose singular focus was her life-long interest in the maturational and psychosexual vicissitudes of infancy and early childhood. The selection of her writings in this volume highlight her approach to the study of the early years of life and, in particular, ...