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  1. Substance Abuse as Symptom

    A Psychoanalytic Critique of Treatment Approaches and the Cultural Beliefs That Sustain Them

    By Louis S. Berger

    What can psychoanalysis contribute to an understanding of the etiology, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse? Here, Louis Berger contests both the orthodox view of substance abuse as a "disease" explicable within the medical model, and the fashionable dissenting view that substance abuse is...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Psychoanalytic Vocation

    Rank, Winnicott, and the Legacy of Freud

    By Peter L. Rudnytsky

    Object relations, which emphasizes the importance of the preoedipal period and the infant-mother relationship, is considered by many analysts to be the major development in psychoanalytic theory since Freud. In this reinterpretation of its history Peter L. Rudnytsky focuses on two pivotal...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Repetition and Trauma

    Toward A Teleonomic Theory of Psychoanalysis

    By Max M. Stern, Liselotte Bendix Stern

    The culmination of over three decades of investigation into traumatic processes, Repetition and Trauma is the late Max Stern's pioneering reconceptualization of trauma in the light of recent insights into the physiology and psychology of stress and the "teleonomic" character of human evolution in...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Psychoanalysis And The Humanities

    Edited by Laurie Adams, Jacques Szaluta

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Schema in Clinical Psychoanalysis

    By Joseph W. Slap, Laura Slap-Shelton

    Slap and Slap-Shelton proffer the schema as the basis of an internally consistent and clinically relevant model of the mind. Wedded to the dynamic and genetic points of view, the schema model accommodates the clinical realities of trauma, repetition, and sublimation while dispensing entirely with...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hope and Mortality

    Psychodynamic Approaches to AIDS and HIV

    By Mark Blechner

    AIDS has humbled us. Thus observes editor Mark Blechner in introducing readers to this powerful collection of essays on psychodynamic approaches to AIDS. It is the disease, Blechner tells us, that "has forced us to rethink our relation to sickness and health, mortality, sexuality, drug use, and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 18

    Essays in Honor of Alan Dundes

    Edited by L. Bryce Boyer, Ruth M. Boyer

    Opening with a critical appreciation of Alan Dundes (M. Carroll) and Dundes's own cross-cultural study of the cockfight, Volume 18 includes chapters on psychoanalysis and Hindu sexual fantasies (W. Doniger); the modern folk tale "The Boyfriend's Death" (M. Carroll); a gruesome Eskimo bedtime story...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Analyst's Preconscious

    By Victoria Hamilton

    How do the analyst's consciously held theoretical commitments intersect with the actual conduct of analysis? Do commitments to notions like "psychic truth" or "analytic neutrality" affect interpretive style, the willingness to acknowledge treatment mistakes, and other pragmatic preferences? Does...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. If Someone Speaks, It Gets Lighter

    Dreams and the Reconstruction of Infant Trauma

    By Lynda Share

    Can a newborn infant accurately record traumatic experience? Can early truamas be retained in memory? How would such traumatic memories affect later development? Where should we look for evidence of such traumas in adult patients? If Someone Speaks, It Gets Lighter provides surprising...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Freud and the Spoken Word

    Speech as a key to the unconscious

    By Ana-Maria Rizzuto

    There is extensive literature on Freud and language; however, there is very little that looks at Freud’s use of the spoken word. In Freud and the Spoken Word: Speech as a key to the unconscious, Ana-María Rizzuto contends that Freud’s focus on the intrapsychic function and meaning of patients’...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge