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  • The 5 to 10 Year-Old Childby A.H. Brafman

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 14.95

    The fifth birthday represents an important landmark in a child's development. He is now ready to start full-time primary school, and we no longer speak of a baby or a little child; instead, we refer to the boy or the girl. Over the next five years, as his horizons become wider and his experiences outside the home increase exponentially, he seems to... more...

  • From the Brinkby Paul W. Ashton

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 28.95

    A commonly encountered experience of both analyst and analysand is that of the void. It is spoken about at different stages of therapy and refers to experiences that have different origins. Sometimes the experience of the void is around a relatively limited aspect of the psyche but at other times the void seems much more global and threatens to engulf... more...

  • Lives Transformedby Patricia C. Della Selva; David Malan

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 28.95

    The world has long awaited compelling and unmistakable evidence for the validity of dynamic psychotherapy. A review in the present book shows that such evidence has been accumulating over the past ten years. It comes from clinical trials, process research, case studies, and objective physiological measurements concerned with the importance of expressing... more...

  • Sexual Ambiguitiesby Genevieve Morel

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 28.95

    How does one become a man or a woman? Psychoanalysis shows that this is never an easy task and that each of us tackles it in our own, unique way. In this important and original study, Genevieve Morel focuses on what analytic work with psychotic subjects can teach us about the different solutions human beings can construct to the question of sexual... more...

  • Losing the Raceby Bill Dixon; David Gadd

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 25.95

    Based on a two-year research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), this book explores why many of those involved in racially motivated crime seem to be struggling to cope with economic, cultural and emotional losses in their own lives. Drawing on in-depth biographical interviews with perpetrators of racist crimes and focus... more...

  • Integrative Psychotherapy in Actionby Richard G. Erskine; Janet P. Moursund

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 27.95

    What is integrative psychotherapy? How effective is the integrative approach to therapy? And what are its limitations? Answering these and other significant questions, this insightful volume provides the working clinician with a practical guide to using an integrative approach to psychotherapy.Erskine and Moursund, both experienced psychotherapists,... more...

  • Old Testament Stories with a Freudian Twistby Leo Abse

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 25.95

    This collection of Leo Abse's last essays are writings that he was working on from 2006 up to and during his final illness. They take as their starting point stories from the Old Testament. For Abse, the Bible provided a great inspiration for analysis, reflection, and speculation. His own distinctive voice is evident in every essay. Chapters include:... more...

  • Sorrow's Profilesby Richard J. Alapack

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 28.95

    'Dr Richard Alapack, sensitively and with deep understanding, orchestrates a survivor's journey through the complex country of sorrow. Alapack challenges and transcends the received scientific view of grief over loss as a well-ordered progression. He appeals to the power of the imagination, broadening our understanding and breaking new ground that... more...

  • Psychoanalysis and Positivityby Mariam Alizade

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 25.95

    Without falling into unwarranted enthusiasm or naive optimism, the book examines how positivity operates, and goes on to investigate the concept of the construction of an internal framework, the reversal of repetition, and the problematic issues raised by impasse and trauma. Just as psychoanalytic treatment without tears does not exist the book argues... more...

  • Infant Losses; Adult Searchesby Glyn Hudson Allez

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 35.95

    An innovative view of the development of psychopathology and sexual offending. In an exciting synthesis of neuroscience, developmental, and social psychology with forensic and criminal literature, it offers a fresh perspective as to the reasons that may precipitate some individuals into violent or sexual offences. The book is written for clinicians... more...