Fatherhood Scenarios: Development, Culture, Psychopathology and Treatment

Editor : Rama Rao Gogineni, Editor : Andres J. Pumariega, Editor : Salman Akhtar, Editor : April Fallon

Fatherhood Scenarios: Development, Culture, Psychopathology and Treatment

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2024
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 316
  • Category :
  • Catalogue No : 97701
  • ISBN 13 : 9781032755649
  • ISBN 10 : 1032755644

About the Editor(s)

Rama Rao Gogineni, M.D. is Division Head of Child Psychiatry at Cooper University Hospital and Professor in Psychiatry at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. He received his M.D. degree from Osmania University in India (1972). He completed his General Psychiatry Residency from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1979) and his Child and Adolescent fellowship from Medical College of Pennsylvania (1982). He obtained a Master’s degree in Family Therapy from the Family Institute of Philadelphia. He completed his psychoanalytic training from the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. Dr. Gogineni served as President of Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, Regional Counsel of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania, South Asian American Forum, and American Association for Social Psychiatry. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, The Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a member of the American College of Psychiatrists. He has written and presented on various aspect s of fatherhood, attachment, revenge, adoption, immigration, depression, neurobiology, and gratitude.

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Andres J. Pumariega, MD, has devoted his 40-plus-year career to children’s systems of care and cultural diversity in mental health. He held several teaching and administrative positions and chaired three departments of psychiatry. He has headed many paediatric psychiatry consultation-liaison services, directorships of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and chaired departments of psychiatry. He has over 250 scientific publications on culture, diversity, and disparities on children’s mental health.

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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April Fallon, Ph.D. is the Faculty Chair and Professor of Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University and Clinical Professor in psychiatry at Drexel College of Medicine. She received her baccalaureate degree from Allegheny College (1975) and a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania (1981). She has received numerous awards for her teaching of psychiatric medical residents including the Psychiatric Educator 2012 from Philadelphia Psychiatric Society. She has co-authored six books with Virginia Brabender: Models of Inpatient Group Psychotherapy (1993), Awaiting the Therapist’s Baby: A Guide for Expectant Parent-Practitioners (2003), Essentials of Group Psychotherapy (2004), Group Development in Practice: Guidance for Clinicians and Researchers on Stages and Dynamics of Change (2009), The Impact of Parenthood on the Therapeutic Relationship: Awaiting the Therapist’s Baby (2018, 2nd Ed.), and Group Psychotherapy in Inpatient, Partial Hospital, and Residential Care settings (2019). She also has co-edited an additional volume, Working with Adoptive Parents: Research, Theory and Therapeutic Interventions (2013). In addition, she has researched and written on the development of disgust in children and adults, body image and eating disorders, the effects of childhood maltreatment, attachment and adoption.

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