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  1. Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Societies

    Psychoanalytic, social, cultural and aesthetic perspectives

    Edited by Ekaterina Sukhanova, Hans-Otto Thomashoff

    Popular interest in body image issues has grown dramatically in recent years, due to an emphasis on individual responsibility and self-determination in contemporary society as well as the seemingly limitless capacities of modern medicine; however body image as a separate field of academic inquiry...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Lifestreams

    An Introduction to Biosynthesis

    By David Boadella

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Biosynthesis means "integration of life". It is a holistic form of body psychotherapy, which was founded over forty-five years ago. The concept of life-streams is one of its major foundations, which has since been supported by research in neurobiology. How can we integrate the three most...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Psychotherapy with Families

    An Analytic Approach

    Edited by Sally J. Box, Beta Copley, Jeanne Magagna, Errica Moustaki

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1981, this study is the outcome of a clinical workshop based in the Adolescent Department at the Tavistock Clinic; its members at the time shared a tradition and interest in applying psychoanalytic principles to the understanding of groups and institutions and believed in...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Education of Children

    By Alfred Adler

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1930, this title looks at the education of children. Adler believes the problems from a psychological point of view are the same as for adults, that of self-knowledge and rational self-direction. However, the difference being that due to the ‘immaturity of children, the...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sexual Difference Between Psychoanalysis and Vitalism

    Edited by Arun Saldanha, Hoon Song

    Throughout the twentieth century, psychoanalysis and feminism were the practico-intellectual fields most systematic and subversive in demonstrating that humanity is sexually fissured. More recently, further advances in the philosophy of difference and renewed emphases on embodiment, materiality and...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Psychoanalysis in an Age of Accelerating Cultural Change

    Spiritual Globalization

    By Neil Altman

    Psychoanalysis in an Age of Accelerating Cultural Change: Spiritual Globalization addresses the current status of mental health work in the public and private sectors. The careful, thorough, approach to the individual person characteristic of psychoanalysis is mostly the province of an affluent...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System (Psychology Revivals)

    By J-M. Charcot

    Edited by Ruth Harris

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1991 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, this re-edition of J-M. Charcot’s Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System provides a unique opportunity to examine the work of one of the last century’s most controversial and admired...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. God, Freud and Religion

    The origins of faith, fear and fundamentalism

    By Dianna T. Kenny

    Did God create man or did man create God? In this book, Dianna Kenny examines religious belief through a variety of perspectives – psychoanalytic, cognitive, neuropsychological, sociological, historical and psychiatric – to provide a coherent account of why people might believe in God. She argues...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Essential Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

    An Acquired Art

    By Teri Quatman

    Essential Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: An Acquired Art provides an essential, accessible grounding in current psychodynamic theory and practice for a wide range of readers. For trainees, it offers a very useful toolset to help them make the transition from purely theoretical training to the...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Journeys in Psychoanalysis

    The selected works of Elizabeth Spillius

    By Elizabeth Spillius

    Series: World Library of Mental Health

    Spanning six decades, this collection, Journeys in Psychoanalysis: The selected works of Elizabeth Spillius, traces the arc of her career from anthropology and entering psychoanalysis ‘almost by accident’, to becoming one of her generation’s leading scholars of Melanie Klein. Born in 1924 in...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge