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  • Objects of Our Desireby Salman Akhtar

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 19.95

    What makes something sexy? Why are some things regarded as sacred and others profane? Why do mourners face such difficulty in parting with their beloved’s possessions? Why do we often feel distraught when we lose something, even when the object has little real value? We spend our lives in a meaningful dialogue with things around us. Sometimes the... more...

  • The Damaged Coreby Salman Akhtar

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2009; US$ 39.00

    This comprehensive and tightly argued book deals with the process through which a coherent self evolves, the various ways such development fails to occur, and the therapeutic measures to put things back together. more...

  • Immigration and Acculturationby Salman Akhtar

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2010; US$ 45.50

    This book provides clinical strategies for working with immigrant and ethnically diverse patients and their offspring while drawing observations from the humanities to reveal truths about the psychological impact of immigration. Each aspect of the life of an immigrant is explored, shedding light on the complexities of work, friendship, sex, marriage,... more...

  • Comprehensive Dictionary of Psychoanalysisby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 37.99

    This book provides easy to read, concise, and clinically useful explanations of over 1800 terms and concepts from the field of psychoanalysis. A history of each term is included in its definition and so is the name of its originator. The attempt is made to demonstrate how the meanings of the term under consideration might have changed, with new connotations... more...

  • Matters of Life and Deathby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 25.99

    The author's focus in this book is upon the intrapsychic vicissitudes of what it means to be truly alive and how death accompanies us at each step of our life's journey. He attempts to show that, psychologically-speaking, death is always present in life and life in death. He discovers what is emotionally central to being alive and how death and awareness... more...

  • Good Feelingsby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 45.99

    This tightly edited volume opens a new vista in psychoanalysis by focusing upon positive and life-enhancing emotions and attitudes. The realms it covers include love, friendship, enthusiasm, courage, tact, resilience, and forgiveness, among others. Seminal papers on these topics have existed but remain scattered throughout the psychoanalytic literature.... more...

  • Turning Points in Dynamic Psychotherapyby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 24.99

    'Putting aside the narcissistic-masochistic aspiration of authoring a text on all the intricacies of in-depth psychotherapy, I have chosen to address five areas of difficulty in this enterprise. This relatively restricted focus has made it possible to tackle matters in their true complexity and intrigue. The loss of breadth is thus compensated by the... more...

  • Unusual Interventionsby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 25.99

    Radical departures from the set and familiar rules of technique often become necessary in the course of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. These can include conducting a session outside the office, giving advice, not charging fees, talking about oneself, giving a gift to the patient, and so on. Such interventions have so far remained imbued with mystery... more...

  • Psychoanalytic Listeningby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2012; US$ 24.99

    'Joseph Breuer's celebrated patient, Anna O., designated psychoanalysis to be a "talking cure". She was correct insofar as psychoanalysis does place verbal exchange at the center stage. However, the focus upon the patient's and therapist's speaking activities diverted attention from how the two parties listen to each other. Psychoanalysis is a listening... more...

  • Good Stuffby Salman Akhtar

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 39.50

    By elucidating the origins, dynamics, social pleasures, and clinical benefits of courage, resilience, gratitude, generosity, forgiveness, and sacrifice, Good Stuff sheds light on a corner of human experience that has remained inadequately understood by psychoanalysts and other mental health professionals. more...