Ruth Stein

Ruth Stein (1947 - 2010) was an Austrian-Israeli psychoanalyst. Alongside maintaining a private practice, she was an Associate Professor at the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at New York University, a member of the IARPP Advisory Council and latterly of their Editorial Board. She edited the US International Journal of Psychoanalysis and served as Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues. She published a great number of influential papers and books including the acclaimed For the Love of a Father: A Psychoanalytic Study of Religious Terrorism (2010).

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Psychoanalytic Theories of Affect

Psychoanalytic Theories of Affect

by Ruth Stein

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An attempt to collate and clarify psychoanalytic theories on affect, and how they relate to the clinical process. Stein outlines and analyses the most important theories on affect, and examines... (more)

For Love of the Father: A Psychoanalytic Study of Religious Terrorism

For Love of the Father: A Psychoanalytic Study of Religious Terrorism

by Ruth Stein

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Ruth Stein's pioneering study explains suicidal terrorism from a psychoanalytic perspective. She argues that most Islamic extremists undertake destructive and self-destructive actions not out of... (more)

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