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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Jealousy and Envy

    New Views about Two Powerful Feelings

    Edited by Léon Wurmser, Heidrun Jarass

    Series: Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

    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...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Making a Difference in Patients' Lives

    Emotional Experience in the Therapeutic Setting

    By Sandra Buechler

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    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...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Clinical Values

    Emotions That Guide Psychoanalytic Treatment

    By Sandra Buechler

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    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...

    Published July 13th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Affect in Psychoanalysis

    A Clinical Synthesis

    By Charles Spezzano

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    Drawing on the writings of Freud, Fairbairn, Klein, Sullivan, and Winnicott, Spezzano offers a radical redefinition of the analytic process as the intersubjective elaboration and regulation of affect. The plight of analytic patients, he holds, is imprisonment within crude fantasy elaborations of...

    Published February 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Seduction, Surrender, and Transformation

    Emotional Engagement in the Analytic Process

    By Karen J. Maroda

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    Seduction, Surrender, and Transformation demonstrates how interpersonal psychoanalysis obliges analysts to engage their patients with genuine emotional responsiveness, so that not only the patient but the analyst too is open to ongoing transformation through the analytic experience. In so doing,...

    Published December 1st 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Widening Scope of Shame

    Edited by Melvin R. Lansky, Andrew P. Morrison

    The Widening Scope of Shame is the first collection of papers on shame to appear in a decade and contains contributions from most of the major authors currently writing on this topic. It is not a sourcebook, but a comprehensive introduction to clinical and theoretical perspectives on shame that is...

    Published December 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Shame

    The Underside of Narcissism

    By Andrew P. Morrison

    Morrison provides a critical history of analytic and psychiatric attempts to make sense of shame, beginning with Freud and culminating in Kohut's understanding of shame in terms of narcissistic phenomena. The clinical section of the book clarifies both the theoretical status and treatment...

    Published June 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published October 1st 1996 by Routledge