The creation of reality in psychoanalysis
: A view of the contributions of Donald Spence, Roy Schafer, Robert Stolorow, Irwin Z.
who is very intelligent and could do a lot of good." Jones and Freud finally met in April 1908 in Salzburg at a "Meeting for Freudian Psychology"- a gathering of forty-two practitioners that turned out to be the first international congress of psychoanalysis
. At the conference, Freud asked Jones to write a book on dreams in English.
Mitchell and Black (1995) have pointed out four myths surrounding psychoanalysis
that have led to confusion and misleading understandings.
Although the premise of this book is to rectify the omission of psychoanalysis
from history, I found some of the biographical section made it hard to see how psychoanalysis
could relate to history in a broader sense.
The purpose of this fairly detailed summary of Patterson's and Aers's cogent objections to early modern literary critics' disavowal of medieval studies is not to intervene in a period-controversy over the origin of the western "subject." Rather, I wish to call attention to the place of psychoanalysis
within this debate about medieval and Renaissance "selves." Patterson's essay never mentioned psychoanalytic criticism as such.
this--more than undoing forgetting--is the task of psychoanalysis
This generalized concern with boundaries, with the psychic other, prompts the question: what use is psychoanalysis
in relation to the problem of social and historical otherness?
Critique: An inherently fascinating read that is particularly notable for both its candor, it's detail, and it's iconoclasm, "Divorcing Mom: A Memoir of Psychoanalysis
" is unreservedly recommended for community and academic library Contemporary American Biography collections.
In this collection of previously published and new writings, Reichbart, a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, explores psychic phenomena in Western literature, psychoanalysis
, and culture.
is not a panacea, but it changed my life decidedly for the better.
She published "Psychoanalysis
Today: A Case Book" in 1991 and an article in Psychoanalytic Quarterly titled "Psychoanalytic Supervision of the Difficult Patient," with Lou Lauro et al, in 2003.
As part of the Routledge Psychoanalytic Field Theory Book Series, this offering from Elena Molinari, an Italian psychoanalyst, focuses on the intersection of field theory and child and adolescent psychoanalysis
. A former paediatrician turned analyst, who teaches child neuropsychiatry for the postgraduate course in art therapy at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, with a clearly immense knowledge of literature and art, Molinari's style (both as a writer and an analyst) offers a unique combination of scientific and literary metaphor.