Bereavement: Personal Experiences and Clinical Reflections

Editor : Salman Akhtar, Editor : Gurmeet S. Kanwal

Bereavement: Personal Experiences and Clinical Reflections

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2016
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 240
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Category 2 :
    Grief and Bereavement
  • Catalogue No : 39021
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782204916
  • ISBN 10 : 1782204911

About the Editor(s)

Salman Akhtar, MD, was born in India and completed his medical and psychiatric education there. Upon arriving in the USA in 1973, he repeated his psychiatric training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and then obtained psychoanalytic training from the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Institute. Currently, he is Professor of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College and a training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. He has authored, edited or co-edited more than 300 publications including books on psychiatry and psychoanalysis and several collections of poetry. He is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the Inter-Act Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Salman Akhtar received the Sigourney Award in 2012.

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Gurmeet S. Kanwal, MD, is clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, where he teaches and supervises residents at the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic. He is supervising psychoanalyst and a member of the teaching faculty at the William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychoanalysis, and past president of the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society. He is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Discourse. His recent papers have appeared in Psychoanalytic Review and Neuropsychoanalysis. He has also blogged for the Psychoanalysis 3.0/Psychology Today website, and lectured in New Delhi, India, on interpersonal psychoanalysis. His areas of interest include culture, trauma, and the interface of neuroscience and psychoanalysis. Currently he is in full time private practice in New York City.

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