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CIPS (Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies) Boundaries of Psychoanalysis


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Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy: A Psychoanalytic Study of Erotomania, Voyeurism, Surveillance, and Invasions of Privacy

Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy: A Psychoanalytic Study of Erotomania, Voyeurism, Surveillance, and Invasions of Privacy

1st Edition

Helen K. Gediman
December 14, 2016

This book covers the phenomenon of stalking in its two major variations, sexual and surveillance, by emphasizing its central relevance to today's social, cultural, and political dilemmas with particular reference to stalking in cyberspace and its inevitable invasions of privacy....

Critical Flicker Fusion: Psychoanalysis at the Movies

Critical Flicker Fusion: Psychoanalysis at the Movies

1st Edition

William Fried
November 01, 2016

The premise of this book is that films, like other works of the imagination, may be elucidated by applying methods derived from psychoanalysis, and that doing so will result in a deeper and richer appreciation of the film's meaning. The book explores a number of feature films that lend themselves...

From Soma to Symbol: Psychosomatic Conditions and Transformative Experience

From Soma to Symbol: Psychosomatic Conditions and Transformative Experience

1st Edition

Phyllis L. Sloate
April 15, 2016

This book traces the theoretical history of psychosomatics in psychoanalysis, and with it the ways that psychoanalytically-trained clinicians have tried to understand and treat patients with complex psychosomatic symptoms. It offers a rethinking of the mind-body relationship in psychoanalysis,...

Battling the Life and Death Forces of Sadomasochism: Clinical Perspectives

Battling the Life and Death Forces of Sadomasochism: Clinical Perspectives

1st Edition

Harriet I. Basseches
July 15, 2013

This book examines the forces of sadomasochism in the clinical domain where transference and countertransference reside. Psychoanalysts write in depth about cases where sadomasochism is present for both analysand and analyst. Four cases present the unfolding analytic exchange where life and death...

Absolute Truth and Unbearable Psychic Pain: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Concrete Experience

Absolute Truth and Unbearable Psychic Pain: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Concrete Experience

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Allan Frosch
December 31, 2012

This book offers a wealth of original contributions, all promising steps towards a fuller understanding of the phenomenon of "concreteness" and towards more effective approaches to the clinical challenges concreteness poses....

The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action

The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action

1st Edition

Christopher Christian, Michael J. Diamond
December 31, 2011

This book explores the internal and external boundaries of psychoanalysis. It examines the interrelationships between various psychoanalytic theoretical and clinical perspectives as well as between psychoanalysis and other disciplines....

Another Kind of Evidence: Studies on Internalization, Annihilation Anxiety, and Progressive Symbolization in the Psychoanalytic Process

Another Kind of Evidence: Studies on Internalization, Annihilation Anxiety, and Progressive Symbolization in the Psychoanalytic Process

1st Edition

Norbert Freedman, Jesse D. Geller, Joan Hoffenberg, Marvin Hurvich, Rhonda Ward
December 31, 2011

In our current professional climate, with calls for 'evidenced-based treatment', and in light of the prestige accorded to this emblem, we can ask: for what purpose do we seek evidence? For our students? For the public at large? For an inner sense of feeling supported by science? Most disciplines...

A New Freudian Synthesis: Clinical Process in the Next Generation

A New Freudian Synthesis: Clinical Process in the Next Generation

1st Edition

Andrew B. Druck, Carolyn S. Ellman, Norbert Freedman, Aaron Thaler
December 31, 2011

This work presents a vision of contemporary Freudian psychoanalysis. The contributors show how modern Freudian analysts have translated and retranslated the contributions of analysts on whose shoulders they stand, including Freud, Winnicott, Loewald, Ferenczi and others, and synthesized them into a...

When Theories Touch: A Historical and Theoretical Integration of Psychoanalytic Thought

When Theories Touch: A Historical and Theoretical Integration of Psychoanalytic Thought

1st Edition

Steven J. Ellman
December 31, 2010

This book aims to deconstruct the different theoretical perspectives of psychoanalysis, and reconstruct these concepts in a language that is readily understood. Wherever possible this is meant not to do away with terms that are meaningful, but to attempt to clarify terms and concepts. The book...

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