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The Dark Side of the Womb: Pregnancy, Parenting and Persecutory Anxieties

The Dark Side of the Womb: Pregnancy, Parenting and Persecutory Anxieties

by Joan Raphael-Leff

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Contents:

Chapter 1: MATERNAL ORIENTATIONS - Mothers' Approaches to Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

Chapter 2: FAMILY CLIMATES - Interaction Between Fathers, Mothers, Babies and Siblings

Chapter... (more)

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter "Neuroses", and Twinnings or Identifications with Sisters and Brothers

by Vamik D. Volkan, Gabriele Ast

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This book examines adults’ identifications and internal relationships with their siblings’ mental representations. The authors believe that the best way to illustrate clinical formulations and... (more)

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Edited by Frances Thomson-Salo

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Seminal and representative papers have been chosen to illustrate the vital importance of infant observation in psychoanalytic training, tracing influences on the practice of infant observation and... (more)

Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies

Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies

by Dilys Daws, Alexandra De Rementeria

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Finding Your Way with Your Baby explores the emotional experience of the baby in the first year, and that of the mother, father and other significant adults. It does so in a way that is deeply... (more)

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Edited by Katarzyna Skrzypek, Beata Maciejewska

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This book consists of selected texts presented at the EFPP Conference in Cracow, Poland, in October 2011. It is an attempt at finding the place of sibling relationships in psychoanalytic theory and... (more)

The Winnicott Tradition: Lines of Development—Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

The Winnicott Tradition: Lines of Development—Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

Edited by Margaret Boyle Spelman, Frances Thomson-Salo

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This volume in a book series on psychoanalytic leaders, provides a geographically global sampler of writing stemming from Winnicott’s complex and paradoxical thinking.

In the first section, on... (more)

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Edited by Robert N. Emde, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

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This book provides insight and findings from leading psychoanalysts who are involved in early prevention research and clinical work. Advances in the sciences of early development have brought a... (more)

Through Windows of Opportunity: A Neuroaffective Approach to Child Psychotherapy

Through Windows of Opportunity: A Neuroaffective Approach to Child Psychotherapy

by Marianne Bentzen, Susan Hart

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Research has shown that nonspecific factors such as relationship and personality have a stronger correlation to outcome than method. The basic argument of Through Windows of Opportunity is that... (more)

The Thinking Heart: Three Levels of Psychoanalytic Work in Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

The Thinking Heart: Three Levels of Psychoanalytic Work in Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

by Anne Alvarez

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How do we talk about feelings to children who are cut off from feeling? How do we raise hope and a sense of safety in despairing and terrified children without offering false hope? How do we reach... (more)

What Can the Matter Be?: Therapeutic Interventions with Parents, Infants and Young Children

What Can the Matter Be?: Therapeutic Interventions with Parents, Infants and Young Children

Edited by Louise Emanuel, Elizabeth Bradley

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Being Taken In: The Framing Relationship

Being Taken In: The Framing Relationship

by Sarah Sutton

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Why is love not enough for children whose early lives have been disturbing? What makes it so hard for such children to make the most of new relationships? How can we help children whose minds are... (more)

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

by Catherine Vanier

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If advances in medical technology now allow babies to be born earlier and survive premature birth, what of the psychical impact of this emergence into the world? What consequences can premature birth... (more)

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Peter Blake

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In this book, Peter Blake articulates his clinical practice of child and adolescent psychotherapy. A clear conceptual framework and historical context is provided for the work. The book is then... (more)

Sibling Matters: A Psychoanalytic, Developmental, and Systemic Approach

Sibling Matters: A Psychoanalytic, Developmental, and Systemic Approach

Edited by Debbie Hindle, Susan Sherwin-White

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This original book gives a timely exploration of the importance of sibling relationships from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It presents for the first time an account of the work on brothers and... (more)

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

by Michael Gerard Plastow

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Childhood is defined in different preconceived manners by different discourses. Thus the categories defined by age such as infant, child, adolescent and so on, are to some extent arbitrary divisions... (more)

Psychoanalytical Notebooks No.28: The Child

Psychoanalytical Notebooks No.28: The Child

Edited by Natalie Wulfing, Eric Zuliani

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Contents

EDITORIAL . Natalie Wulfing

Éric Zuliani - Special Issue Editorial

ORIENTATION

Jacques-Alain Miller . The Child and the Object

THE LACANIAN CLINIC

Jean-Robert Rabanel . The... (more)

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

by Graham Music

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Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic?

This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human.... (more)

Love, Guilt and Reparation

Love, Guilt and Reparation

by Melanie Klein

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This book shows the growth of Melanie Klein's work and ideas between 1921 and 1945. The earlier papers reveal her intense preoccupation with the impact of infant anxieties upon child development. The... (more)

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

Edited by Jeanne Magagna

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The Silent Child: Communication without Words describes a way of understanding and communicating with children who are not speaking, but rather using their bodies and somatic symptoms to express... (more)

Closely Observed Infants

Closely Observed Infants

Edited by Lisa Miller, Margaret Rustin

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For many years the regular observation of infants during the first two years of life has been a vital element in the training of child psychotherapists at the Tavistock Clinic. This book presents... (more)

The Psychology of Babies: How Relationships Support Development from Birth to Two

The Psychology of Babies: How Relationships Support Development from Birth to Two

by Lynne Murray

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This is an instructive and accessible account of the psychological development of children aged 0-2 years and how it can be supported by social relationships. The first two years are critical in a... (more)

Being Present for Your Nursery Age Child: Observing, Understanding, and Helping Children

Being Present for Your Nursery Age Child: Observing, Understanding, and Helping Children

Edited by Jeanne Magagna, Patrizia Pasquini

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This book represents an innovative project in which parents, teachers and other professionals work collaboratively to observe children, understand them at a deep emotional level through their play... (more)

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Edited by Simonetta M.G. Adamo, Margaret Rustin

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Observing young children at play is an everyday and often fascinating and pleasurable experience for many of us. It also has a great pedigree in the development of psychoanalysis from Freud’s... (more)

The Buddha and the Baby: Psychotherapy and Meditation in Working with Children and Adults

The Buddha and the Baby: Psychotherapy and Meditation in Working with Children and Adults

by Maria Pozzi Monzo

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These dialogues with child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists and child psychiatrists focus on their personal as well as professional experiences. All the contributors have a long-standing... (more)

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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Surviving Space is a collection of papers on infant observation and related issues by contemporary experts in the field, commemorating the centenary of Esther Bick and the unique contribution she has... (more)

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

by Graham Music

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This book provides an indispensable account of current understandings of children's emotional development. Integrating the latest research findings from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience... (more)

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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'This book provides a powerfully argued and beautifully constructed account of the early development of the child in the family context from a psychoanalytic perspective. It draws particularly on the... (more)

Observation Observed: Closely Observed Infants on Film (DVD-PAL)

Observation Observed: Closely Observed Infants on Film (DVD-PAL)

by Margaret Rustin, Beth Miller

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DVD-PAL format. This pioneering piece of work is based on film made by the BBC for a programme in the series on the work of the Tavistock Clinic, Talking Cure. An observation seminar was specially... (more)

Playing and Reality

Playing and Reality

by Donald W. Winnicott

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An overview of his work, including sections on transitional space and objects, playing, the mirror role of mothers, and creativity. (more)

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

by Susan Kavaler-Adler

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The Klein–Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory brings together the theories of Melanie Klein and Donald W. Winnicott, two giants and geniuses of the... (more)

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