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Psychoanalysis

  • Brief Psychoanalytic Therapyby R. Peter Hobson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 36.99

    This book outlines the principles and practice of Brief Psychoanalytic Therapy. Accessibly written, and grounded in clinical practice, the book is a practical guide for psychotherapists and other professionals in the field of mental health. more...

  • Handsby Darian Leader

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.91

    A fresh, thought-provoking and wide-ranging study of how mankind uses its hands Why do zombies walk with their arms outstretched? How can newborn babies grip an adult finger tightly enough to dangle unsupported from it? And why is everyone constantly texting, tapping and scrolling? For anyone curious about how human beings work, the answers... more...

  • Treating Dissociative and Personality Disordersby Antonella Ivaldi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Treating Dissociative and Personality Disorders draws on major theorists and the very latest research to help formulate and introduce the Relational/Multi-Motivational Therapeutic Approach (REMOTA), a new model for treating such patients within a clinical psychoanalytic setting. Supported by her fellow contributors, Antonella Ivaldi provides an... more...

  • The Ethical Turnby David M. Goodman; Eric R. Severson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Levinas (1969) claims that "morality is not a branch of philosophy, but first philosophy" and if he is right about this, might ethics also serve as a first psychology ? This possibility is explored by the authors in this volume who seek to bring the "ethical turn" into the world of psychoanalysis. This phenomenologically rich and socially conscious... more...

  • Radical Psychoanalysisby Barnaby B. Barratt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Only by the method of free-association could Sigmund Freud have demonstrated how human consciousness is formed by the repression of thoughts and feelings that we consider dangerous. Yet today most therapists ignore this truth about our psychic life. This book offers a critique of the many brands of contemporary psychoanalysis and psychotherapy that... more...

  • Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianismby Matt ffytche; Daniel Pick

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianism provides rich new insights into the history of political thought and clinical knowledge. In these chapters, internationally renowned historians and cultural theorists discuss landmark debates about the uses and abuses of ?the talking cure? and map the diverse psychologies and therapeutic practices that... more...

  • On Freud's ''Formulations on the Two Principles of Mental Functioning''by Lawrence J. Brown; Gabriela Legorreta

    Karnac Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    This book is a collection of papers by leading contemporary psychoanalysts who comment on the continuing important relevance of Freud's (1911) paper, Formulations on the Two Principles of Mental Functioning. The contributors gathered here represent current European, Latin American, and North American perspectives that elaborate the continuing value... more...

  • Incandescent Alphabetsby Annie G. Rogers

    Karnac Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    Psychosis, an invasion of mind and body from without, creates an enigma about what is happening and thrusts the individual into radical isolation. What are the subjective details of such experiences? This book explores psychosis as knowledge cut off from history, truth that cannot be articulated in any other form. Delusion is a new language made of... more...

  • Social and Community Psychiatryby Stelios Stylianidis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book presents the basic theoretical and historical concepts and it describes current perspectives and data, focusing on good practices in community psychiatry in Greece and in other parts of Europe. Concepts such as the biopsychosocial model, psychiatric reform, psychosocial rehabilitation and the recovery model, as well as new case management... more...

  • For and Against Psychoanalysisby Stephen Frosh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    Psychoanalysis has always been a source of controversy throughout academic and popular culture. This controversy relates to questions of its true value, its scientific status, its politics and its therapeutic effectiveness. Psychoanalysis' defenders regard it as a body of knowledge built on careful and painstaking exploration of complex clinical encounters,... more...