Leon Wurmser

Leon Wurmser, M.D., Ph.D. is Past Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of West Virginia, and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Contemporary Freudian Society. He has authored and co-authored many books on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, including The Mask of Shame, Jealousy and Envy-New Views on Two Powerful Emotions, and Nothing Good Is Allowed to Stand. Dr. Wurmser lectures extensively in the USA and abroad.

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Grief and its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, Creativity

Grief and its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, Creativity

Edited by Adele Tutter, Leon Wurmser

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Grief and its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, Creativity is a landmark contribution that provides fresh insights into the experience and process of mourning. It includes fourteen original essays by... (more)

The Hidden Dimension: Psychodynamics of Compulsive Drug Use

The Hidden Dimension: Psychodynamics of Compulsive Drug Use

by Leon Wurmser

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The Power of the inner judge: The Psychodynamic treatment of severe neuroses

The Power of the inner judge: The Psychodynamic treatment of severe neuroses

by Leon Wurmser

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This work argues that the intensive conflicts and anxieties characteristic of the severe neuroses can be approached analytically: and this can be tailored to allow for such modifications as... (more)

Jealousy and Envy: New Views About Two Powerful Feelings

Jealousy and Envy: New Views About Two Powerful Feelings

by Leon Wurmser, Heidrun Jarass

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Jealousy and envy permeate the practice of psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic work. New experience and new relevance of old but neglected ideas about these two feeling states and their origins... (more)

Torment Me, But Don't Abandon Me: Psychoanalysis of the Severe Neuroses in a New Key

Torment Me, But Don't Abandon Me: Psychoanalysis of the Severe Neuroses in a New Key

by Leon Wurmser

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Offers analysts and psychodynamic therapists an innovative way of understanding the theoretical intersection of masochism, perversion, shame, guilt, narcissism substance abuse. This constellation of... (more)

Nothing Good Is Allowed to Stand: An Integrative View of the Negative Therapeutic Reaction

Nothing Good Is Allowed to Stand: An Integrative View of the Negative Therapeutic Reaction

Edited by Leon Wurmser, Heidrun Jarass

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Work with patients with severe neuroses very often has to cope with the phenomenon that every progress in the analytic or therapeutic work is followed paradoxically by a clinical deterioration. There... (more)

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