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  1. Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta Finnegan, Stephen Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Patterns of Attachment

    A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation

    By Mary D. Salter Ainsworth, Mary C. Blehar, Everett Waters, Sally N. Wall

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Ethological attachment theory is a landmark of 20th century social and behavioral sciences theory and research. This new paradigm for understanding primary relationships across the lifespan evolved from John Bowlby’s critique of psychoanalytic drive theory and his own clinical observations,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. The Presence of the Absent

    Therapy with Families and their Ghosts

    By Carlos E. Sluzki

    Where live our most cherished (or painful) memories? Where do our beloved (or dreaded) exist when departed? In the gray zone between our self and our world, they can exist as internal reminiscences for some and striking images for others; individually or collectively perceived and interacted;...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Forgiveness

    Edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness and reconciliation." And yet despite continued interest and development in the field, researchers,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Fathers Who Fail

    Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System

    By Melvin R. Lansky

    Despite the burgeoning literature on the role of the father in child development and on fathering as a developmental stage, surprisingly little has been written about the psychiatrically impaired father. In Fathers Who Fail, Melvin Lansky remedies this glaring lacuna in the literature. ...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Families

    Translating Research Into Practice

    Edited by Scott Browning, Kay Pasley

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Written for researchers, practitioners, and students in advanced courses, this book furthers our understanding of the complexity of contemporary families. Seven types of families are the focus of this book, based on the research available and the challenges they present for mental health...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hope and Despair in Narrative and Family Therapy

    Adversity, Forgiveness and Reconciliation

    Edited by Carmel Flaskas, Imelda McCarthy

    How do experiences of hope and despair impact upon our capacity to meet life's challenges in narrative and family therapy? Clients' experiences of hope and despair can be complex, reflecting individual and family histories, current patterns and dynamics, the stresses of everyday life, and the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Family Therapy as an Alternative to Medication

    An Appraisal of Pharmland

    Edited by Phoebe S Prosky, David V Keith

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge