The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis [NOOK Book]

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The comprehensive The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis is the only textbook of its kind in this distinguished field. Both a clinical guide and a reference book, this essential text focuses not only on psychoanalytic theory and treatment but also on developmental issues, research, and the many ways in which theoretical psychoanalysis intersects with contiguous disciplines.

The editors, recognized experts in the field, have brought together a remarkable ...

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Overview

The comprehensive The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis is the only textbook of its kind in this distinguished field. Both a clinical guide and a reference book, this essential text focuses not only on psychoanalytic theory and treatment but also on developmental issues, research, and the many ways in which theoretical psychoanalysis intersects with contiguous disciplines.

The editors, recognized experts in the field, have brought together a remarkable 39 distinguished contributors whose broad-based interests make this textbook a unique reference for interdisciplinary psychoanalysis. The textbook provides an overall view of the methodology of psychoanalytic intervention, covering core concepts, developmental theory, treatment and techniques, research, and history, and concludes with an extensive glossary and name and subject indexes.

No other psychoanalysis textbook is as comprehensive in scope with such a broad array of contributors as The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis. This up-to-date reference will find a wide audience not only among psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, educators, and students but also among professionals in allied disciplines such as psychology, anthropology, literature, the arts, philosophy, politics, and neuroscience.

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Reviewer: David A. Garfield, M.D.(Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)
Description: This textbook draws together an outstanding array of North American researchers and clinician-scholars to present the historical, empirical, clinical, and contemporary knowledge base and skill set of modern psychoanalysis. Unlike other psychoanalytic texts, this book speaks originally and synthetically to the entire corpus of psychoanalysis today. Not only is theory and practice masterfully articulated, but cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary interactive forces are delineated in an engaging and illuminating fashion.
Purpose: This compendium is designed to be, in the authors words, "a broad based and comprehensive resource, valuable to the scientific specialist and to the curious student." Given its sponsorship by a psychiatric as opposed to a psychoanalytic publishing house, one of its specific purposes is to illustrate the ongoing vital role that psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic thought plays in the treatment of specific psychiatric disorders. Furthermore, the authors emphasize that psychoanalysis can be carried out in concert with a variety of other treatment modalities for those who meet the criteria for psychoanalytic treatment.
Audience: Mental health workers, including psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and students in any of these clinical disciplines are an appropriate audience. Furthermore, researchers and students in child development, neuroscience, anthropology, the arts, literature, philosophy, international relations and empirical psychology will find this to be a terrific reference.
Features: Six sections house 36 chapters, most of which are single authored. Part 1 is on core concepts with additional chapters on intersubjectivity and gender and sexuality. Part 2 covers developmental theory with added chapters on the interface between psychoanalytic developmental theory and other disciplines and the developmental perspective of the psychoanalytic understanding of mental disorders. Part 3 reviews treatment and techniques. Part 4 details outcome, process, developmental and conceptual research in psychoanalysis. Part 5 illustrates the history of psychoanalysis and psychoanalysis in Latin America, North America, France and Great Britain and Continental Europe. Part 6 goes into depth on the mutual influence between psychoanalysis and empirical psychology, literature, philosophy, the arts, anthropology, neuroscience, and international relations.
Assessment: This book is "best of breed." The section editors are skilled, and at least two-thirds of the chapters are original, synthetic perspectives on the topic. Pine's first chapter on motivation is brilliant, Aktar's third chapter on early relationships and their internalization is new and unique, Stern's fifth chapter on intersubjectivity is exhilarating in its creative, usable scholarship, Dimen and Goldner's sixth chapter on gender and sexuality is innovative and compelling. Bucci's review of process research in chapter 21 clarifies a confusing area. Solms' final chapter on neuroscience and the advent of neuropsychoanalysis is invigorating. Space does not allow for more superlatives. Also notable is the extensive bibliography at the end of each chapter which allows readers to further pursue their areas of interest.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585626564
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/8/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 628
  • Product dimensions: 0.85 (w) x 1.10 (h) x 0.20 (d)
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Ethel S. Person, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, in New York City.

Arnold M. Cooper, M.D., is Stephen P. Tobin and Dr. Arnold M. Cooper Professor Emeritus in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City.

Glen O.Gabbard is Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine; Training and Supervising Analyst, Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute, Houston, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I Core concepts
1 Theories of motivation in psychoanalysis 3
2 The dynamic unconscious : psychic determinism, intrapsychic conflict, unconscious fantasy, dreams, and symptom formation 21
3 Early relationships and their internalization 39
4 Object relations theories and technique 57
5 Intersubjectivity 77
6 Gender and sexuality 93
Pt. II Developmental theory
7 A developmental orientation for contemporary psychoanalysis 117
8 Psychoanalytic developmental theory 131
9 Interface between psychoanalytic developmental theory and other disciplines 147
10 Attachment theory and research 159
11 The psychoanalytic understanding of mental disorders : the developmental perspective 173
Pt. III Treatment and technique
12 What is psychoanalysis? : what is a psychoanalyst? 189
13 Transference, countertransference, and the real relationship 201
14 Theories of therapeutic action and their technical consequences 217
15 Process, resistance, and interpretation 229
16 Termination and reanalysis 241
17 Psychoanalysis and psychopharmacology 255
18 Technique in child analysis 267
19 Ethics in psychoanalysis 281
Pt. IV Research
20 Outcome research 301
21 Process research 317
22 Developmental research 335
23 Conceptual research 361
Pt. V History of psychoanalysis
24 Psychoanalysis : the early years 375
25 Psychoanalysis in North America from 1895 to the present 387
26 Psychoanalysis in Great Britain and continental Europe 407
27 Psychoanalysis in the French community 423
28 Psychoanalysis in Latin America 435
Pt. VI Psychoanalysis and related disciplines
29 Freud and his uses of interdisciplinary sources 453
30 Psychology 463
31 Anthropology 479
32 Literature 491
33 The arts 501
34 Philosophy 513
35 Politics and international relations 525
36 Neuroscience 535
Glossary 547
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