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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 165.00

    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$ 14.38

    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$ 33.95

    '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$ 39.95

    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...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligenceby Robert J. Sternberg; Scott Barry Kaufman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 72.00

    This volume provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date compendium of theory and research in the field of human intelligence. 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...

  • Donald Winnicott The Manby Joyce McDougall

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 15.95

    The Donald Winnicott Memorial Lecture given by Joyce McDougall.This lecture is an annual event designed for a wide audience of professionals and others involved with children. These lectures focus upon a specific topic, arising from Winnicott's life and ideas, in terms of relevance for twenty-first century living. With a foreword by Brett Kahr and... more...

  • Adolescence and Developmental Breakdownby M. Egle Laufer; Moses Laufer

    Karnac Books 1995; US$ 30.95

    In this book, Moses and Egle Laufer contend that severely disturbed adolescents can be assessed and treated psychoanalytically, and that their illness differs from comparable in older patients, and that the psychopathology has its source in conflicts over the sexually mature body. Extensive case histories support their argument. more...

  • The Baby and the Bathwaterby Nina Coltart

    Karnac Books 1996; US$ 33.95

    A collection of papers, forming a useful introduction to, and expression of, English psychoanalysis in the Independent Tradition. 172 pages. more...

  • Adolescent Breakdown and Beyondby Moses Laufer

    Karnac Books 1997; US$ 30.95

    This is the second monograph published by Karnac Books on behalf of the Brent Adolescent Centre/Centre for Research into Adolescent Breakdown. Drawing on the Centre's unique pool of expertise in the field, this book contains papers giving up-to-date psychodynamic perspectives on adolescent breakdown by leading clinical experts. These cover a range... more...