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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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Therapeutic Action (Psychology Revivals)

    Psychodynamic Concepts of Cure

    Edited by Lawrence E. Lifson

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Most of the existing psychodynamic literature approaches the treatment process from one particular theoretical perspective or another. Yet, what contemporary psychotherapists need most is practical information that transcends individual perspectives. After all, they must be able to treat patients...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Frances Tustin Today

    Edited by Judith L. Mitrani, Theodore Mitrani

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Frances Tustin Today explores some of the ways and means by which Tustin’s work has enabled psychoanalytic clinicians to enter into the elemental domain of sensation: what Bion called the ‘proto-mental’ area of the psyche-soma. Through detailed clinical contributions of several of her exponents...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Shadow of the Second Mother

    Nurses and nannies in theories of infant development

    By Prophecy Coles

    The Shadow of the "Second Mother" explores why has there been such little interest, in psychology, social history and biography, in the important contribution that ‘second mothers’, such as wet nurses and nannies, have had upon the emotional life of the children they have nursed. For the last...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Lacan on Madness

    Madness, yes you can't

    Edited by Patricia Gherovici, Manya Steinkoler

    This new collection of essays by distinguished international scholars and clinicians will revolutionize your understanding of madness. Essential for those on both sides of the couch eager to make sense of the plethora of theories about madness available today, Lacan on Madness: Madness, Yes You Can...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Torments of the Soul

    Psychoanalytic transformations in dreaming and narration

    By Antonino Ferro

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    In Torments of the Soul, Antonino Ferro revisits and expands on a theme that has long been at the heart of his work: the study of dreams during sleep and in the waking state, and the psychoanalytic narrative. Following Bion, he focuses on the importance of what he sees as the task of contemporary...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge