Affect/ Emotion Products

  • Shakespeare in Hate

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Lacanian Affects

    The function of affect in Lacan's work

    By Colette Soler

    Affect is a high-stakes topic in psychoanalysis, but there has long been a misperception that Lacan neglected affect in his writings. We encounter affect at the beginning of any analysis in the form of subjective suffering that the patient hopes to alleviate. How can psychoanalysis alleviate such…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Anxiety as Symptom and Signal

    Edited by Steven P. Roose, Robert A. Glick

    The concept of anxiety has long held a central place in psychoanalytic theories of mind and treatment.  Yet, in recent years, data from the neurosciences and from pharmacological studies have posed a compelling challenge to psychoanalytic models of anxiety.  One major outcome of these…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Human Feelings

    Explorations in Affect Development and Meaning

    Edited by Steven L. Ablon, Daniel P. Brown

    Human Feelings provides a comprehensive overview of the role of emotions in human life.  Growing out of the research and writing of members of the Harvard Affect Study Group, the volume brings to bear different disciplinary outlooks and different modes of inquiry on various aspects of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Affects As Process

    An Inquiry into the Centrality of Affect in Psychological Life

    By Joseph M. Jones

    In this readable meditation on the nature of emotional experience, Joseph Jones takes the reader on a fascinating walking-tour of current research findings bearing on emotional development.  Beginning with a nuanced reappraisal of Freud's philosophical premises, he argues that Freud's reliance…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Shame in Context

    By Susan Miller

    In this enlightening and gracefully written study, Susan Miller examines shame in a variety of clinical contexts en route to a richer understanding of shame dynamics.  Miller attends especially to the role of shame in creating and maintaining character pathology and devotes separate sections…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame

    A Relational/Neurobiological Approach

    By Patricia A. DeYoung

    Chronic shame is painful, corrosive, and elusive. It resists self-help and undermines even intensive psychoanalysis. Patricia A. DeYoung’s cutting-edge book gives chronic shame the serious attention it deserves, integrating new brain science with an inclusive tradition of relational psychotherapy.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
    Routledge

  • Disgust

    The Gatekeeper Emotion

    By Susan Miller

    Susan Miller, author of two foundational works on shame (The Shame Experience [TAP, 1985/1993pbk]; Shame in Context [TAP, 1996]), now turns to disgust, an intriguing emotion that has received little attention in the professional literature.  For Miller, the psychological study of disgust…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

  • Jealousy and Envy

    New Views about Two Powerful Feelings

    Edited by Léon Wurmser, Heidrun Jarass

    Jealousy and envy permeate the practice of psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic work. New experience and new relevance of old but neglected ideas about these two feeling states and their origins warrant special attention, both as to theory and practice. Their great complexity and multilayered…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Making a Difference in Patients' Lives

    Emotional Experience in the Therapeutic Setting

    By Sandra Buechler

    Winner of the 2009 Gradiva Award for Outstanding Psychoanalytic Publication! Within the title of her book, Making a Difference in Patients' Lives, Sandra Buechler echoes the hope of all clinicians.  But, she counters, experience soon convinces most of us that insight, on its own…

    Paperback – 2008-04-24
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Clinical Values

    Emotions That Guide Psychoanalytic Treatment

    By Sandra Buechler

    In this refreshingly honest and open book, Sandra Buechler looks at therapeutic process issues from the standpoint of the human qualities and human resourcefulness that the therapist brings to each clinical encounter.  Her concern is with the clinical values that shape the psychoanalytically…

    Paperback – 2004-07-13
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

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