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  • What It Feels Like To Be Meby Jenny Salaman Manson

    John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99

    This book is about being alone in our heads. It gives a rare glimpse of what other people feel like: to read it is to reflect on our own experience of being. People hide behind their appearance in order to get by in the world. In this book men and women alike of all ages reach beneath their skin to reveal their inner self. Am I the same person day... more...

  • Deceptionby Rachel Taylor; Lynsey Gozna

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00

    This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents? choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological in some circumstances, the central argument of this... more...

  • Love, Guilt And Reparationby The Melanie Klein Trust

    Random House 2011; US$ 18.32

    Love, Guilt and Reparation shows the growth of Melanie Klein`s work and ideas between 1921 and 1945. The earlier papers reveal her intense proccupation with the impact of infant anxieties upon child development. She traces these influences on criminality and childhood psychosis, symbol formation and intellectual inhibition and the early development... more...

  • Fifty Years of Attachment Theoryby Sir Richard Bowlby; Pearl King

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 14.95

    This is the second volume in the series based on the annual Donald Winnicott Memorial Lecture. Sir Richard Bowlby looks at the personal and professional lives of Donald Winnicott and Dr John Bowlby, to give a fascinating insight into the worlds of these influential analysts. Also includes Recollections of Donald Winnicott and John Bowlby by Pearl King. more...

  • On Having an Own Childby Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 25.95

    How are ideas of genetics, 'blood', the family, and relatedness created and consumed?This is the first book ever to consider in depth why people want children, and specifically why people want children produced by reproductive technologies (such as IVF, ICSI etc). As the book demonstrates, even books ostensibly devoted to the topic of why people want... more...

  • The Handbook of Life-Span Developmentby Richard M. Lerner; Willis F. Overton

    Wiley 2010; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes.  The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 1: Cognition, Biology, and Methods  presents... more...

  • Descartes' Babyby Paul Bloom

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.50

    Why is a forgery worth so much less than an original work of art?What's so funny about someone slipping on a banana peel? Why, as Freud once asked, is a man willing to kiss a woman passionately, but not use her toothbrush? And how many times should you baptize a two-headed twin? Descartes' Baby answers such questions, questions we may have never... more...

  • The Psychological Birth of the Human Infantby Margaret S. Mahler

    Karnac Books 1985; US$ 30.95

    'The biological birth of the human infant and the psychological birth of the individual are not coincident in time. The former is a dramatic, observable, and well-circumscribed event; the latter a slowly unfolding intra psychic process.'Thus begins this highly acclaimed book in which Margaret S. Mahler and her collaborators break new ground in developmental... more...

  • Normality and Pathology in Childhoodby Anna Freud

    Karnac Books 1989; US$ 38.95

    Anna Freud's book deals with a most neglected aspect of psychoanalysis - normality. Its chief concern is with the ordinary problems of upbringing which face all parents and the usual phenomena encountered by every clinician. Yet, though primarily practical and clinical in its approach, it also makes a major theoretical contribution to psychology.The... more...

  • Child Analysis Todayby Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 21.95

    Although there have been many other important contributions to the field of child and adolescent analysis, the major differences in theory and approach still bear the hallmarks of three of the most significant figures in the field: Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott. As well as providing an insight into these differences, this volume from... more...