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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.00
Through an examination of the fascinating lives and careers of a series of nineteenth-century "mad-doctors," Masters of Bedlam provides a unique perspective on the creation of the modern profession of psychiatry, taking us from the secret and shady practices of the trade in lunacy, through the utopian expectations that were aroused by the lunacy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Clearly and entertainingly written, this book presents an exciting new technique of self-analysis. Based on the psychological theories of C.G. Jung, the ?Watchword? technique will enable you to identify your psychological type and to explore the structure and dynamics of your personality. As you learn to recognize the various forces and tendencies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Is Jung one of the most exciting and important thinkers of our age? Or is he just a dabbler in the occult and oriental mysticism? Although Jung has enjoyed wide popularity over time, he is still not accorded an appropriately honoured place in the history of modern thought. His interest in Oriental thought, alchemy and astrology has alienated many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
This book is a celebration of the work of Anne Alvarez, an enormously influential psychoanalytic psychotherapist whose work on autism and severe personality disorders in children has been important internationally. This book: * brings together assessment of the influence of Alvarez's work across a range of child psychotherapy and related areas * evaluates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Traditional psychotherapy approaches, focusing on working with and correcting mental events and conditions, have placed little importance on the fundamentally physical nature of the person. Yet many of the problems people bring to therapy are linked with or manifested in the body--such as obesity, psychosomatic distress, chronic tension, and sexual... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 17.95
Freudianism is a major icon in the history of ideas, independently rich and suggestive today both for psychoanalysis and for theories of language. It offers critical insights whose recognition demands a change in the manner in which the fundamental principles of both psychoanalysis and linguistic theory are understood. Volosinov went to the root... more...
- Icon Books 2000; US$ 7.95
A mini-essay which illuminates the psychoanalytical concept of the unconscious and its relationship to the way people lead real lives. It is jargon-free and includes examples taken from the lives of well-known people, and from art, music, poetry and literature. more...
- Other Press 2010; US$ 25.99
Winner of the Gradiva Award in Historical Cultural and Literary Analysis and The 2004 Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology During the 1950's, US Army medical officers noted a new and puzzling syndrome that contemporary psychiatry could neither explain nor cure. These doctors reported that Puerto Rican soldiers under stress... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
In this uniquely brilliant and insightful book, acclaimed essayist and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips meditates on the notion of escape in our society and in ourselves. No one can escape the desire and need to escape. By analyzing four examples of escape artists?a young girl who hides from others by closing her eyes; a grown man incapable of a relationship;... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 22.28
Melanie Klein's writings, particularly on infant development and psychosis, have been crucial both to theoretical work and to clinical practice. Envy and Gratitude collects her writings from 1946 until her death in 1960, including two papers published posthumously. Klein's major paper, 'Notes on Some Schizoid Mechanisms', introduces... more...