Marco Bacciagaluppi graduated at the University of Milan Medical School and then received postgraduate training in genetics and radiobiology at the Department of Genetics of the University of Pavia, in psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Milan and at New York Medical College, and in sociology at the New School for Social Research, New York. After psychoanalytic training, since 1999 he has co-operated in organising thirteen Joint Meetings between the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP) and the Organizzazione di Psicoanalisti Italiani – Federazione e Registro (OPIFER). He is a Fellow of AAPDP, Founding President of OPIFER, Honorary Member of the International Erich Fromm Society (IEFS), Member of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section on Psychotherapy, and Member of the Associazione Culturale Sándor Ferenczi (ACSF). He has recently published Paradigms in Psychoanalysis (Karnac Books, 2012).
This edited book contains a hitherto unpublished seminar held by John Bowlby in Milan, Italy in 1985. The seminar is preceded by a foreword by Kate White, of the Bowlby Centre, and by an introduction... (more)