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  • On Having an Own Childby Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 26.95

    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 children and the reasons for using reproductive technologies tend to start with the... more...

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Children and Mental Health [Two Volumes]by Frederick T. Leong; Linda Juang

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 105.00

    There are some three million Asian American children under age 18 living in the United States today. Hailing from 29 subgroups that differ in language, religion, and customs, they can be one of the most challenging groups to research and understand. What factors put these children at risk? Conversely, what fuels those who persist and succeed? more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Child Analysis Todayby Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 21.95

    Child and adolescent analysis still bears the divergent hallmarks of three significant figures: Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott. This volume from the Psychoanalytic Ideas series provides an insight into the differences between these three analysts and also portrays the state of child analysis today. more...

  • Donald Winnicott The Manby Joyce McDougall

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 15.95

    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 introduction by Jennifer Johns. 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...