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The Psychoanalytic Ideas Series


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Psychoanalytic Ideas is a series which bring together the best of Public Lectures and other writings given by analysts of the British Psycho-Analytical Society on important psychoanalytical subjects. The focus of this series is to communicate some of the intellectual excitement about the past, present, and future of psychoanalytic ideas. The series aims to help make these ideas accessible to an even larger group of students, scholars, and practitioners worldwide.

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The Organic and the Inner World

The Organic and the Inner World

1st Edition

Edited By Ronald Doctor, Richard Lucas
December 31, 2009

This book considers the place for analytic thinking in the world of psychiatry with its emphasis on an organic approach to major psychiatric disorders. It is the result of a conference that was held at the Institute of Psychoanalysis entitled 'The Organic and the Inner World'....

Adolescence

Adolescence

1st Edition

By Inge Wise
December 31, 2000

'Adolescence - when we are no longer children and have not yet reached adulthood - is a time of much disturbance, change and potential for growth. The adolescent is confronted with a body that stretches, changes and grows in all directions, as does her or his mind: he is no longer who he was.'- ...

Aggression From Fantasy to Action

Aggression: From Fantasy to Action

1st Edition

By Paul Williams
December 31, 2011

This book is a result of the 2nd International Psychoanalytic Conference: "Aggression: From Fantasy to Action", held in May 2010.It contains papers that were delivered to the conference, together with edited summaries of discussions from the floor that followed each paper. The standard of the ...

Child Analysis Today

Child Analysis Today

1st Edition

Edited By Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra
December 31, 2004

Although there have been many other important contributions to the field of child and adolescent analysis, the major differences in theory and approach still bear the hallmarks of three of the most significant figures in the field: Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott. As well as ...

Psychosis (Madness)

Psychosis (Madness)

1st Edition

By Paul Williams
December 31, 1999

In this volume a number of British psychoanalysts introduce us to psychoanlaytic definitions of intra-psychic and subjective meaning in patients suffering psychotic conditions. Irrespective of the particular type of psychotic illness under consideration of the context or treatment, each paper ...

Shame and Jealousy The Hidden Turmoils

Shame and Jealousy: The Hidden Turmoils

1st Edition

By Phil Mollon
December 31, 2002

A volume in the Psychoanalytic Ideas Series, published for the Institute of Psychoanalysis by Karnac. Here, shame and jealousy are examined as hidden turmoils; as basic human feelings found in everyone but often suppressed and neglected. An unfulfilled need, unanswered plea for help, and failure to...

Spilt Milk Perinatal Loss and Breakdown

Spilt Milk: Perinatal Loss and Breakdown

1st Edition

By Joan Raphael-Leff
December 31, 2000

A collection of lectures by eminent members of the British Psycho-analytical Society. Includes papers on the experience of having a baby, pregnancy and the internal world, pregnancy after stillbirth or neonatal death, and therapeutic intervention for post-partum disturbance....

The Non-Linear Mind Psychoanalysis of Complexity in Psychic Life

The Non-Linear Mind: Psychoanalysis of Complexity in Psychic Life

1st Edition

Edited By James Rose, Graham Shulman
July 15, 2016

This book is concerned with whether we can develop our understanding of the mind through the application of new approaches to the study of complex systems. It is divided into two sections. The first is concerned with the application of non-linear systems theory to the psychoanalytic study of the ...

Time and Memory

Time and Memory

1st Edition

Edited By Rosine Jozef Perelberg
December 31, 2007

The concern with time permeates Freud's work, from Studies on Hysteria to Analysis Terminable and Interminable, which point out to a network of concepts that indicate Freud's complex theories on temporality. Indeed no other psychoanalytic thinker has put forward such revolutionary vision on the ...

You Ought To! A Psychoanalytic Study of the Superego and Conscience

You Ought To!: A Psychoanalytic Study of the Superego and Conscience

1st Edition

By Bernard Barnett
December 31, 2007

The superego is one of those psychoanalytic concepts that has been assimilated into ordinary language, like repression, the unconscious and the Oedipus complex. Because it has become such a familiar notion, its complexity may not always be appreciated, nor the controversy that it can inspire. Its ...

Psychoanalytic Ideas and Shakespeare

Psychoanalytic Ideas and Shakespeare

1st Edition

Edited By Maggie Mills, Inge Wise
December 31, 2006

Psychoanalysis is concerned with the vicissitudes of life: loss, grief, mourning, guilt and also with reparation and creativity, with death and rebirth, as is the work of Shakespeare. These papers link the Bard's universe to psychoanalytic thought and practice and show us how much both worlds have ...

Donor Conception for Life Psychoanalytic Reflections on New Ways of Conceiving the Family

Donor Conception for Life: Psychoanalytic Reflections on New Ways of Conceiving the Family

1st Edition

By Katherine Fine
March 13, 2015

This book is about the psychological experiences of women and men who have used donor conception to create their families. The authors offer diverse accounts of their clinical, research, and personal experiences. They describe the challenge of powerful conscious and unconscious fantasies that can ...

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