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Brain and the Inner World
An Introduction to the Neuroscience of Subjective Experience
Written by Mark Solms and Oliver Turnbull
Foreword by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $26.00

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The Brain and the Inner World is an eagerly-awaited account of a momentous revolution. Subjective mental states like consciousness, emotion, and dreaming were once confined to the realm of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and the human sciences. These topics now assume center stage in leading neuroscientific laboratories around the world. This... Read more >
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Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapists and Patients

Written by Owen Renik


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $19.99

A clear and readable how-to manual for results-oriented psychoanalysis.

By now, the term "practical psychoanalysis" has become an oxymoron. The way psychoanalytic treatment is generally conducted is extremely impractical and doesn't serve the needs of the vast majority of potential patients, who want to achieve maximum relief from emotional distress as quickly... Read more >
Gene Worship
Gene Worship
Written by Gisela Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590514436
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Gene Worship
Moving Beyond the Nature/ Nurture Debate Over Genes, Brain and Gender
Written by Gisela Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $20.00

"A wonderful antidote to the gene hysteria that is now so dominant! . . . What is most exciting about this book is the authors' ability to move seamlessly from research on how the brain works, to sociology, history, and philosophy. And that, I believe, is exactly how we need to... Read more >
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Gene Worship
Moving Beyond the Nature/ Nurture Debate Over Genes, Brain and Gender
Written by Gisela Kaplan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $28.00

"A wonderful antidote to the gene hysteria that is now so dominant! . . . What is most exciting about this book is the authors' ability to move seamlessly from research on how the brain works, to sociology, history, and philosophy. And that, I believe, is exactly how we need to... Read more >
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Like Wind, Like Wave
Fables from the Land of the Repressed
Written by Stefano Bolognini
Translated by Malcolm Garfield
Foreword by Owen Renik


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $13.95

An Italian psychoanalyst and raconteur reflects insightfully on life and the common experiences that make us human.

“The brief pieces collected in this volume are as much short stories as they are essays as they are psychoanalytic studies. In every chapter, the stage is set for consideration of large matters—the... Read more >
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The Whispering of Ghosts
The Whispering of Ghosts
Written by Boris Cyrulnik, Translated by Susan Fairfield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590514368
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The Whispering of Ghosts
Trauma and Resilience
Written by Boris Cyrulnik
Translated by Susan Fairfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $16.95

One out of every two people will experience trauma, says psychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik, and one in ten will remain a prisoner of that suffering.

Why are some children permanently damaged by difficult childhoods, while others grow up into secure, creative, loving adults? This book, based on Dr. Cyrulnik's broad experience with victims... Read more >
The Puerto Rican Syndrome

Written by Patricia Gherovici


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $25.99

Winner of the Gradiva Award in Historical Cultural and Literary Analysis and The 2004 Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology

During the 1950's, US Army medical officers noted a new and puzzling syndrome that contemporary psychiatry could neither explain nor cure. These doctors reported that Puerto Rican soldiers under... Read more >
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Bad Feelings

Written by Roy Schafer


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $20.00

Bad feelings are ubiquitous to human experience. Everyone deals with grief, envy, disappointment, dejection, humiliation, mortification, and anxiety. However, when we consciously push troubling feelings aside and then avoid them, we should be under no illusions that such repression empowers us to lead untroubled lives. The price that we pay, simply... Read more >
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Relational Child Psychotherapy

Contribution by Neil Altman, Richard Briggs, Jay Frankel, Daniel Gensler and Pasqual Pantone


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $33.00

"The relational and the developmental point of view have never been brought together in an adequate way. This up-to-date scholarly, yet practical, integration opens a new vista within relational psychoanalysis and pioneers a fresh approach in the psychoanalytic treatment of children and adolescents. It is a work of great and lasting... Read more >
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Relational Child Psychotherapy
Relational Child Psychotherapy
Contribution by Neil Altman, Richard Briggs, Jay Frankel, Daniel Gensler and Pasqual Pantone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590514221
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Relational Child Psychotherapy

Contribution by Neil Altman, Richard Briggs, Jay Frankel, Daniel Gensler and Pasqual Pantone


Format: Trade Paperback, 426 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $37.00

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New Studies of Old Villains
New Studies of Old Villains
Written by Paul Verhaeghe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512821
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New Studies of Old Villains
A Radical Reconsideration of the Oedipus Complex
Written by Paul Verhaeghe


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

Freud’s discovery of the Oedipus complex has had a tumultuous fate in the field of psychology in the United States. At first considered the kernel of psychoanalysis it progressively lost its luster because of its patriarchal underpinnings—today Freud is barely studied in psychology departments. His theory of the unconscious born of... Read more >
Insight and Interpretation
Insight and Interpretation
Written by Roy Schafer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590513217
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Insight and Interpretation

Written by Roy Schafer


Format: Trade Paperback, 182 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $20.00

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The Sacred Path Beyond Trauma
The Sacred Path Beyond Trauma
Written by Ellen Macfarland, Ph.D., Foreword by Robert Romanyshyn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556437250
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The Sacred Path Beyond Trauma
Reaching the Divine Through Nature's Healing Symbols
Written by Ellen Macfarland, Ph.D.
Foreword by Robert Romanyshyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $16.95

One of Graham Greene’s characters famously said, “I suffer, therefore I am,” suggesting that pain is an inescapable, and perhaps incurable, part of the human condition. But must this be so? Ellen Macfarland argues otherwise in The Sacred Beyond Trauma. Through the use of mythology, stories from film and fiction, real-life... Read more >
False Self
False Self
Written by Linda Hopkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590513033
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False Self
The Life of Masud Khan
Written by Linda Hopkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 568 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2008
Price: $29.00

Winner of the 2007 Gradiva Award and the 2006 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic Scholarship

The definitive biography of one of the most engaging figures of British psychoanalysis.

Both gifted analyst and generational bete noire, M. Masud R. Khan (1924–1989) exposed through his candor and scandalous behavior the bigotry of his proponents turned detractors... Read more >
Biology of Freedom
Biology of Freedom
Written by Francois Ansermet and Pierre Magistretti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512227
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Biology of Freedom

Written by Francois Ansermet and Pierre Magistretti


Format: Trade Paperback, 254 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2007
Price: $29.00

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From Death Instinct to Attachment Theory
From Death Instinct to Attachment Theory
Written by Tomas Geyskens and Philippe Van Haute
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590511527
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From Death Instinct to Attachment Theory

Written by Tomas Geyskens and Philippe Van Haute


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2007
Price: $27.00

Two leading psychoanalysts resolve the conflict between attachment theory and trauma theory.

In From Death Instinct to Attachment Theory, Tomas Geyskens and Philippe Van Haute address a theoretical conflict at the heart of contemporary psychoanalysis. Analytic theory, especially the work of Melanie Klein, asserts the developmental primacy of infantile Hilflosigkeit and the... Read more >
Traumatizing Theory
Traumatizing Theory
Written by Karyn Ball
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512494
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Traumatizing Theory

Written by Karyn Ball


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2007
Price: $35.00

A volume in the Contemporary Theory Series edited by Frances Restuccia

An interdisciplinary collection of essays that critically reflect on the value and limits of psychoanalysis for conceptualizing traumatic affect.
A page-turner for anyone even remotely drawn to the subject of trauma, Traumatizing Theory includes essays that go beyond psychoanalysis in rethinking the... Read more >
Resisting Arrest
Resisting Arrest
Written by Robert A. Rushing
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512418
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Resisting Arrest

Written by Robert A. Rushing


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2007
Price: $29.00

A volume in the Cultural Studies Series edited by Samir Dayal

An innovative and entertaining look at genre, popular culture, enjoyment, and psychoanalysis.

Detective fiction, a category that, broadly defined, runs the gamut from Oedipus Rex to "The Purloined Letter," continues to draw a range of fans and scholars, and to play a... Read more >
Beyond the Reflection
Beyond the Reflection
Written by Paulina F. Kernberg
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ISBN: 9781590510711
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Beyond the Reflection

Written by Paulina F. Kernberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $26.00

An analysis of the use of the mirror as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool for children and adolescents.

Dr. Paulina F. Kernberg, the founder of a clinical program for children of divorced families at New York Presbyterian/Westchester Hospital, was an authority on personality disorders and on the emotional effects of divorce on... Read more >
Power Games
Power Games
Written by Richard Raubolt
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ISBN: 9781590511732
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Power Games

Written by Richard Raubolt


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2006
Price: $32.00

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An intense account of the misuse of power in psychotherapeutic training that offers solutions to this urgent issue.

Over the course of his own training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, Richard Raubolt came to see that advanced training is more often than not plagued by authoritarian practices, some subtle and many pronounced. It... Read more >
Like Wind, Like Wave
Like Wind, Like Wave
Written by Stefano Bolognini
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ISBN: 9781590511794
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Like Wind, Like Wave

Written by Stefano Bolognini


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $13.95

An Italian psychoanalyst and raconteur reflects insightfully on life and the common experiences that make us human.

“The brief pieces collected in this volume are as much short stories as they are essays as they are psychoanalytic studies. In every chapter, the stage is set for consideration of large matters—the... Read more >
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Practical Psychoanalysis
Practical Psychoanalysis
Written by Owen Renik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512371
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Practical Psychoanalysis

Written by Owen Renik


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2006
Price: $24.00

A clear and readable how-to manual for results-oriented psychoanalysis.

By now, the term "practical psychoanalysis" has become an oxymoron. The way psychoanalytic treatment is generally conducted is extremely impractical and doesn't serve the needs of the vast majority of potential patients, who want to achieve maximum relief from emotional distress as quickly... Read more >
The Symptom Is Not the Whole Story
The Symptom Is Not the Whole Story
Written by Daniel Araoz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512173
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The Symptom Is Not the Whole Story
Psychoanalysis for Non-Psychoanalysts
Written by Daniel Araoz


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2006
Price: $27.00

A practical introduction to contemporary psychoanalysis that is accessible to all mental health professionals.

Trained mostly in cognitive-behavioral methods and techniques, many recent graduates from psychology, counseling, family therapy, and other mental health programs have not been exposed to psychoanalysis as a vibrant, practical, and beneficial approach to human problems. In The... Read more >
Reinventing the Soul
Reinventing the Soul
Written by Mari Ruti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590511237
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Reinventing the Soul
Posthumanist Theory and Psychic Life
Written by Mari Ruti


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2006
Price: $26.00

Essential reading for scholars and students in critical theory, psychoanalysis, and gender studies.

How does the self care for itself in the posthumanist era? What psychic processes might allow the postmodern subject to find meaning and value in its life? Is it possible to delineate a theory of psychic potentiality that... Read more >
Writing About Patients
Writing About Patients
Written by Judy Leopold Kantrowitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590511442
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Writing About Patients

Written by Judy Leopold Kantrowitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2006
Price: $26.00

An important new study of the clinical conundrum surrounding the publication of patient material.

The publication, presentation, and discussion of case studies are essential to the dialogue of psychoanalysis. However, presenting patient material to the public by either disguising the patient's identity or asking for the patient's consent presents a clinical dilemma... Read more >
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