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W.R. Bion as Clinician: Steering Between Concept and Practice

W.R. Bion as Clinician: Steering Between Concept and Practice

by R.D. Hinshelwood

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Underpinned by rigorous close readings of his oeuvre, this book provides a comprehensive guide to the development, practice and evolution of Wilfred Bion’s clinical psychoanalytic work.

Starting... (more)

Hidden Histories of British Psychoanalysis: From Freud’s Death Bed to Laing’s Missing Tooth

Hidden Histories of British Psychoanalysis: From Freud’s Death Bed to Laing’s Missing Tooth

by Brett Kahr

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In this compellingly written and meticulously researched new book, Professor Brett Kahr draws upon extensive unpublished archival sources and upon his four decades of oral history interviews to paint... (more)

Bion: An Introduction

Bion: An Introduction

by Nicola Abel-Hirsch

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Wilfred R. Bion’s life spanned key events in the twentieth century. Born in India in 1897, he came to boarding school in England aged 8 and at 18 fought in the tanks in World War One. He trained as a... (more)

On the Destruction and Death Drives

On the Destruction and Death Drives

by Andre Green

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‘Living with the idea of bearing a death-force fundamentally directed at oneself is hardly easy to admit. It is less so in any case than the idea that we are all murderers, that we are ever ready to... (more)

Psychoanalytic Approaches to Forgiveness and Mental Health

Psychoanalytic Approaches to Forgiveness and Mental Health

Edited by Ronald Britton, Aleksandra Novakovic

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Psychoanalytic Approaches to Forgiveness and Mental Health considers the role of forgiveness in mental life, concerning both forgiving and being forgiven.

Each chapter addresses concepts... (more)

Autistic Phenomena and Unrepresented States: Explorations in the Emergence of Self

Autistic Phenomena and Unrepresented States: Explorations in the Emergence of Self

Edited by Howard B. Levine, Jani Santamaria

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With contributions from Anne Alvarez, Joshua Durban, Jeffrey L. Eaton, Bernard Golse, Didier Houzel, Howard B. Levine, Suzanne Maiello, Sylvain Missonnier, Bernd Nissen, Marganit Ofer, and Jani... (more)

Diary of a Fallen Psychoanalyst: The Work Books of Masud Khan 1967-1972

Diary of a Fallen Psychoanalyst: The Work Books of Masud Khan 1967-1972

Edited by Linda Hopkins, Steven Kuchuck

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Masud Khan (1924–1989) was an eminent and, ultimately, scandalous Indian-born, British psychoanalyst. From August 1967 to March 1980, he wrote his Work Books, a diary in thirty-nine volumes,... (more)

Fratriarchy: The Sibling Trauma and the Law of the Mother

Fratriarchy: The Sibling Trauma and the Law of the Mother

by Juliet Mitchell

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In Fratriarchy, Juliet Mitchell expands her ground-breaking theories on the sibling trauma and the Law of the Mother. Writing as a psychoanalytic practitioner, she shows what happens from the ground... (more)

Three Characters: Narcissist, Borderline, Manic Depressive

Three Characters: Narcissist, Borderline, Manic Depressive

by Christopher Bollas

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It is important to point out that these essays are about character types; it is not to suggest that all borderlines, narcissists or manic depressives are the same. Everyone is an individual and are... (more)

A Dream That Interprets Itself

A Dream That Interprets Itself

by Otto Rank

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Sigmund Freud hired Otto Rank as his secretary and funded Rank’s PhD in literature at the University of Vienna. In 1910, at age 26, Rank published ‘A Dream That Interprets Itself’. Freud could not... (more)

Finding a Way to the Child: Selected Clinical Papers 1983-2021

Finding a Way to the Child: Selected Clinical Papers 1983-2021

by Margaret Rustin, Kate Stratton

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Margaret Rustin’s writing is characterised not only by its subject matter, which is diverse, but by her imaginative sensitivity to the emotional lives of children and young people, the depth of her... (more)

False Self: The Life of Masud Khan

False Self: The Life of Masud Khan

by Linda Hopkins

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Notorious for his flamboyant personality and, at first, widely acknowledged as a brilliant clinician, M. Masud R. Khan (1924-1989) exposed through his candor and scandalous behaviour the bigotry of... (more)

The Clinical Paradigms of Donald Winnicott and Wilfred Bion: Comparisons and Dialogues

The Clinical Paradigms of Donald Winnicott and Wilfred Bion: Comparisons and Dialogues

by Jan Abram, R.D. Hinshelwood

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This book introduces the psychoanalytic principles of both Winnicott and Bion, to compare the ways in which their concepts evolved, and to show how their different approaches contribute to... (more)

Melanie Klein's Narrative of an Adult Analysis

Melanie Klein's Narrative of an Adult Analysis

by Christine English

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Melanie Klein’s Narrative of an Adult Analysis offers the first detailed account of Melanie Klein’s work with an adult patient, Mr B, which spanned the years 1934 to 1949.

This volume includes... (more)

W. R. Bion’s Theories of Mind: A Contemporary Introduction

W. R. Bion’s Theories of Mind: A Contemporary Introduction

by Annie Reiner

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Annie Reiner’s introduction to Wilfred Bion’s theories of mind presents Bion’s intricate ideas in an accessible, original way without compromising their complexity.

Reiner uses comparisons to... (more)

The Analyst’s Torment: Unbearable Mental States in Countertransference

The Analyst’s Torment: Unbearable Mental States in Countertransference

by Dhwani Shah

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Dhwani Shah moves the focus from using psychoanalytic theory and technique to explore the patient’s mind from a safe distance. Instead, he concentrates on the analyst’s feelings, subjective... (more)

Transgender Identities: A Contemporary Introduction

Transgender Identities: A Contemporary Introduction

by Alessandra Lemma

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This important new book by Alessandra Lemma provides a succinct overview of psychoanalytic understandings, approaches and controversies around transgender identifications.

Illustrated with case... (more)

Mourning and Metabolization: Close Readings in the Psychoanalytic Literature of Loss

Mourning and Metabolization: Close Readings in the Psychoanalytic Literature of Loss

by Rael Meyerowitz

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By bringing together perspectives from psychoanalysis and literary studies and considering the reciprocal relation between ideas about mourning and our internal worlds, this book provides a guide to... (more)

Lessons in Psychoanalysis: Psychopathology and Clinical Psychoanalysis for Trainee Analysts

Lessons in Psychoanalysis: Psychopathology and Clinical Psychoanalysis for Trainee Analysts

by Franco De Masi

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Inspired by many successful years of teaching to analysts in training, Franco De Masi has selected the most significant lessons and added a few new ones to provide an enriching discussion of... (more)

Introducing the Clinical Work of Wilfred Bion

Introducing the Clinical Work of Wilfred Bion

by Joseph Aguayo

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Introducing the Clinical Work of Wilfred Bion takes a fresh approach to this much revered analyst, focusing on the unique contributions to be found in his analytical and supervisorial work and... (more)

Coming to Life in the Consulting Room: Toward a New Analytic Sensibility

Coming to Life in the Consulting Room: Toward a New Analytic Sensibility

by Thomas H. Ogden

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Ogden sets out a movement in contemporary psychoanalysis toward a new sensibility, reflecting a shift in emphasis from what he calls epistemological psychoanalysis (having to do with knowing and... (more)

One Hundred Years of Psychoanalysis: A Timeline: 1900-2000

One Hundred Years of Psychoanalysis: A Timeline: 1900-2000

by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, Christine Dunbar

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A comprehensive timeline of psychoanalysis depicting the major thinkers, theories, publications and events in the history of psychoanalysis throughout the 20th Century, placing them within the wider... (more)

Desire, Pain and Thought: Primal Masochism and Psychoanalytic Theory

Desire, Pain and Thought: Primal Masochism and Psychoanalytic Theory

by Marilia Aisenstein

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Desire, Pain and Thought presents a new perspective on primal erotogenic masochism, which Marilia Aisenstein regards as the core of psychoanalytic theory.

Aisenstein distinguishes between... (more)

Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Sexualities: From Feminism to Trans*

Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Sexualities: From Feminism to Trans*

Edited by Patricia Gherovici, Manya Steinkoler

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Transcending the sex and gender dichotomy, rethinking sexual difference, transgenerational trauma, the decolonization of gender, non-Western identity politics, trans*/feminist debates, embodiment,... (more)

Bion: 365 Quotes

Bion: 365 Quotes

by Nicola Abel-Hirsch

  • Paperback £27.99
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This is a book of 365 quotes from the work of the psychoanalyst Wilfred Bion. Something of an enigma, Bion often doesn’t write in the way one would expect of a psychoanalyst, but is being read ever... (more)

The Claustro-Agoraphobic Dilemma in Psychoanalysis: Fear of Madness

The Claustro-Agoraphobic Dilemma in Psychoanalysis: Fear of Madness

Edited by Susan Finkelstein, Heinz Weiss

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This collection addresses the theory of claustro-agoraphobic anxieties and schizoid phenomena. It provides psychoanalytic case studies of the transference and counter-transference dynamic inherent in... (more)

The Mystery of Emotions: Seeking a Theory of What We Feel

The Mystery of Emotions: Seeking a Theory of What We Feel

by R.D. Hinshelwood

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Psychoanalysis is, above all, the science of the emotions but, as yet, there is no single accepted theory of affects. Instead, there are many, all of them too limited, based, as they are, on... (more)

Misogyny in Psychoanalysis

Misogyny in Psychoanalysis

by Michaela Chamberlain

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In psychoanalysis, misogyny hides in plain sight, seemingly above and beyond the usual conventions of workplace etiquette or even a vague awareness of sexism. It is commonplace in psychoanalytic... (more)

The Surviving Object: Psychoanalytic Clinical Essays on Psychic Survival-of-the-Object

The Surviving Object: Psychoanalytic Clinical Essays on Psychic Survival-of-the-Object

by Jan Abram

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In this book, Abram proposes and elaborates the dual concept of an intrapsychic surviving and non surviving object and examines how psychic survival-of-the-object places the early m/Other at the... (more)

The Marion Milner Tradition

The Marion Milner Tradition

Edited by Margaret Boyle Spelman, Joan Raphael-Leff

  • Paperback £34.99

The Marion Milner Tradition provides a comprehensive overview of Milner’s eight-volume oeuvre for the first time, and celebrates her pioneering achievements both in psychoanalytic world and in... (more)

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