Henri Parens

Henri Parens, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University and Training and Supervising Analyst (Adult and Child) at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. He was formerly the Director of the Early Child Development Program, MCP/EPPI, and President of Parenting for Emotional Growth, Inc. He is the author of over 250 publications, including twenty-two books, as well as producing five scientific films, a documentary, and a television series for CBS. Dr Parens is a Holocaust survivor, and the recipient of many honors and awards.

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Beyond the Symbiotic Orbit: Advances in Separation-Individuation

Beyond the Symbiotic Orbit: Advances in Separation-Individuation

Edited by Salman Akhtar, Henri Parens

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In this tribute to Selma Kramer, eminent child analyst and colleague and close friend of the late Margaret Mahler, senior analysts explore the continuing relevance of Mahler's... (more)

The Development of Aggression in Early Childhood: Revised Edition

The Development of Aggression in Early Childhood: Revised Edition

by Henri Parens

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Now more than ever, understanding the nature of aggression is crucial to our understanding of individual and social ills produced by the accumulation in humans of hostile destructiveness. The... (more)

Does God Help?: Developmental and Clinical Aspects of Religious Belief

Does God Help?: Developmental and Clinical Aspects of Religious Belief

by Salman Akhtar, Henri Parens

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Can psychoanalysis lead us toward understanding the roots and nature of religious belief? In this text, five classical psychoanalysts representing five different religious faiths share their... (more)

The Future of Prejudice: Psychoanalysis and the Prevention of Prejudice

The Future of Prejudice: Psychoanalysis and the Prevention of Prejudice

Edited by Henri Parens, Stuart W. Twemlow

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Established psychoanalytic/psychodynamic researchers and theorists bring the exploration of prejudice to a new level by examining how psychoanalysis might elucidate strategies that will eliminate... (more)

The Unbroken Soul: Tragedy, Trauma, and Human Resilience

The Unbroken Soul: Tragedy, Trauma, and Human Resilience

by Henri Parens

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The contributors to this volume are keenly aware that mental health professionals, while well trained to identify and treat psychopathology, are insufficiently informed or cognizant of human... (more)

Lying, Cheating, and Carrying on: Developmental, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Dishonesty and Deceit

Lying, Cheating, and Carrying on: Developmental, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Dishonesty and Deceit

by Salman Akhtar, Henri Parens

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What constitutes a lie? What are the different types of lies? Why do people lie? Is dishonesty ubiquitous in human experience? And what should be done with individuals who seek psychotherapeutic help... (more)

Handling Children's Aggression Constructively: Toward Taming Human Destructiveness

Handling Children's Aggression Constructively: Toward Taming Human Destructiveness

by Henri Parens

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Handling Children's Aggression Constructively shows how to prevent the development of disturbed aggressive behaviors in children, giving caregivers and educators the tools they need to handle... (more)

Taming Aggression in Your Child: How to Avoid Raising Bullies, Delinquents, or Trouble-makers

Taming Aggression in Your Child: How to Avoid Raising Bullies, Delinquents, or Trouble-makers

by Henri Parens

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A guide to preventing children from developing aggressive behaviors from birth through adolescence. Hostile destructive kids become hostile destructive adults and often create serious problems for... (more)

Dependence in Man: A Psychoanalytic Study

Dependence in Man: A Psychoanalytic Study

by Henri Parens, Leon J. Saul

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In this classic study, Henri Parens and Leon J. Saul provide a comprehensive review of Freud’s writings on the subject of dependence, drawing attention to the fact that Freud said much more about... (more)

Revenge: Narcissistic Injury, Rage, and Retaliation

Revenge: Narcissistic Injury, Rage, and Retaliation

Edited by Salman Akhtar, Henri Parens

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Revenge: Narcissistic Injury, Rage, and Retaliation addresses the ubiquitous human wish to take revenge and settle scores. Featuring the contributions of eleven distinguished mental health... (more)

War is Not Inevitable: On the Psychology of War and Aggression

War is Not Inevitable: On the Psychology of War and Aggression

by Henri Parens

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In 1932 Einstein asked Freud, 'Is there any way of delivering mankind from the menace of war?' Freud answered that war is inevitable because humans have an instinct to self-destroy, a death instinct... (more)

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