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The Analytic Field and its Transformations

1. The Analytic Field and its Transformations

by Antonino Ferro, Giuseppe Civitarese

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The Analytic Field and its Transformations presents a collection of articles written jointly by Antonino Ferro and Giuseppe Civitarese over the last few years. All revolve around the post-Bionian... (more)

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

2. Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

by Catherine Vanier

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If advances in medical technology now allow babies to be born earlier and survive premature birth, what of the psychical impact of this emergence into the world? What consequences can premature birth... (more)

Addictions From an Attachment Perspective: Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours?

3. Addictions From an Attachment Perspective: Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours?

Edited by Richard Gill

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This outstanding book is an important collection of papers from the 2013 John Bowlby Memorial Conference by accomplished clinicians from different modalities who share their experience of working... (more)

Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People: The Work of Murray Jackson

4. Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People: The Work of Murray Jackson

by Murray Jackson

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Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People tells the story of the lives of four exceptionally gifted individuals: Vincent van Gogh, Vaslav Nijinsky, Jose Saramago and John Nash. Previously... (more)

Jung and Intuition: On the Centrality and Variety of Forms of Intuition in Jung and Post-Jungians

5. Jung and Intuition: On the Centrality and Variety of Forms of Intuition in Jung and Post-Jungians

by Nathalie Pilard

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Jung and Intuition examines for the first time the twelve categories of intuition described in both the works of C. G. Jung and the post-Jungians. Nowhere, other than in Jung’s own work, has... (more)

Teaching Meltzer: Modes and Approaches

6. Teaching Meltzer: Modes and Approaches

Edited by Meg Harris Williams

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This book is one of a short series on the teaching of post-Kleinian analysis, with a companion volume on Teaching Bion.

The trials and tribulations of teaching are intimately connected with... (more)

Attention, Cooperation, Purpose: An Approach to Working in Groups Using Insights from Wilfred Bion

7. Attention, Cooperation, Purpose: An Approach to Working in Groups Using Insights from Wilfred Bion

by Robert French, Peter Simpson

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This book describes an approach based on attention that can help individuals and groups to cooperate more effectively. It presents the first book-length reassessment of Wilfred Bion’s ideas on... (more)

The Real Jouissance of Uncountable Numbers: The Philosophy of Science within Lacanian Psychoanalysis

8. The Real Jouissance of Uncountable Numbers: The Philosophy of Science within Lacanian Psychoanalysis

by Raul Moncayo, Magdalena Romanowicz

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Lacan critiqued imaginary intuition for confusing direct perception with unconscious pre-conceptions about people and the world. The emphasis on description goes hand in hand with a rejection of... (more)

Respect, Plurality, and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Dynamics of Social Exclusion and Discrimination

9. Respect, Plurality, and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Dynamics of Social Exclusion and Discrimination

by Lene Auestad

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This book helps us understand the current resurgence of social prejudice against ethnic minority groups, the logics of scapegoating and the resulting violence.

Our time is characterised by a... (more)

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

10. Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Edited by David Armstrong, Michael Rustin

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This book revisits the theory of social systems as a defence against anxiety first set out by Elliott Jaques and Isabel Menzies Lyth in papers which they published in 1955 and 1960, and which have... (more)

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