Inside Lives

Author: Margot Waddell
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 9781855759374
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This is the second edition of the remarkable Inside Lives, expanded with a chapter on the last years of the life cycle. It provides a perspective on the relationship between psychoanalytic theory and the nature of human development which has not been available in written form. A volume from the Tavistock Clinic Series, this book traces the interplay between influences - internal and external - which contribute to a person's character strength and sense of identity.

On Adolescence

Author: Margot Waddell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429794088
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Adolescence and adolescent states of mind have seldom captured so much attention publicly, nor have they stirred so much anxiety and disturbance privately. This long acknowledged, problematic, transitional world between childhood and adulthood is especially fraught, these days, with the assaults and pressures of contemporary culture and modern technology. The heart of the book lies in the exploration of the inner lives of these young people, whether or not they find their way to clinical services. It sets out to illuminate the sorts of things that go wrong, and how we can help to address them – the crises of identity, gender, loss, self-harm, bullying, depression, anger, suicidal impulses, anxiety, and so much more. On Adolescence: Inside Stories is intended for all those concerned with adolescence, and adolescent states of mind at whatever age or stage.

Understanding Trauma

Author: Caroline Garland
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1855759772
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Revised edition with additional chapter. This book, from the Tavistock Clinic Series, is about what follows the breakdown in functioning, either short- or longer-term, provoked by a traumatic event. The authors offer a psychoanalytical understanding of the meaning of the trauma for an individual, illuminating theory with detailed clinical illustration and case histories. A range of therapeutic procedures is described.

Psychoanalytic Technique And The Creation Of Analytic Patients

Author: Arnold Rothstein
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1781811490
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'This is a book on a neglected aspect of psychoanalytic technique that should be read by everyone who hopes to develop a psychoanalytic practice. Dr Rothstein's emphasis on the value of analyzing a prospective patient's motives for avoiding analysis is of utmost importance. An excellent book by a seasoned and gifted analyst.'- Charles Brenner, MD

Impasse And Interpretation

Author: Herbert Rosenfeld
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134983883
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Herbert Rosenfeld makes a powerful case both for the intelligibility of psychotic symptoms and the potential benefits of their treatment by psychoanalytic means.

The Neurobehavioral And Social Emotional Development Of Infants And Children

Author: Edward Tronick
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393705171
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A major collection of writings from an internationally acclaimed researcher. Ed Tronick, who has been teaching at Harvard for twenty years, has authored some of the key studies in infant and child development. Here, he gathers together major writings that present field-defining work on mother/infant relationships, emotional connection, and the healthy development of infants and children. This is a must-have for anyone interested in this field and a long-awaited book for practitioners.

The Tavistock Model

Author: Esther Bick
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1780498497
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'This is a new edition of Mattie Harris's papers together with two of Mrs Bick's. The papers span sixteen years of development. They illustrate the conviction that detailed observation, especially as taught by Mrs Bick, is the basis of learning about emotional life. Thus the first few papers, while ostensibly describing the training of a child psychotherapist, are actually a guideline for learning about one's own emotional experience and hence of becoming a person. Mattie was very much inspired by Melanie Klein's teaching but was aware of the basic assumption groupings that arise, both internally and externally, through idealization of a great figure and which are death to individual thinking. Bion was an especial influence on her, particularly his idea of learning from the experience of tolerating frustration, and eschewing memory and desire in order to focus ont he present moment. The majority of her papers link experiences of infant observation with descriptions of analysis of child or adult cases. Each paper describes new aspects of the experience required for the development of an alive character. They are written in the concise,even-handed style of Mattie's personality and show her intense interest in the details that make each of us unique.'- Joan Symington, Child psychiatrist and training analyst, Australian Psychoanalytical Society

Harlem On Our Minds

Author: Valerie Kinloch
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807750239
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This text investigates the literate identities and practices of urban youth in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods, with a focus on New York City's Harlem neighborhood. The author takes a participatory action approach to define and engage with new directions in youth literacies in socially constructed spaces (i.e., classrooms, gentrifying communities). The author examines connections between race and place by discussing how Harlem youth, teachers, longtime black residents, and new white residents to the area view their role within the gentrification process, with quotes from community members and stakeholders. The active response of youth, via critical literacy/storytelling, in both traditional (print) and multimodal (digital video, etc) forms is investigated, honored, and thoughtfully considered for powerful implications for in-service teaching practice, educational policy, and teacher education. Vignettes, photos, and quotes from students and community members are included throughout.

Autism And Personality

Author: Anne Alvarez
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134686420
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Taking a psychoanalytic and developmental approach, Autism and Personality outlines in considerable detail the new developments in therapeutic techniques used by the Tavistock Autism Team and Workshop to treat autistic children. It also underlines the importance of support for parents and siblings, who are all too often ignored under considerable stress. The book presents fresh ideas about the importance of personality for the developmental course of the condition, and the implications for psychotherapeutic technique. Using case vignettes to illustrate the theoretical ideas emerging from the Workshop, coupled with case studies which highlight the patient's changing contact with the therapist, it gives a fascinating picture of the individuality of each child and of the sensitivity and skill required for each treatment. Accessible to professionals and also to parents, Autism and Personality is a valuable insight into the nature and course of this condition and its treatment.

Bringing Up Baby

Author: Dianna T. Kenny
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1781811717
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This is an important text that synthesises diverse literatures and theories on infant development into a coherent framework that illuminates the essence of infancy for all those who have infants, study infants, teach about infancy, make policy with respect to infant welfare, and work medically or therapeutically with mothers and their infants. It brings together in one volume the principal theories of infant development, beginning with Freud's vision of the Oedipal infant, moving through the post-Freudian conceptualizations of the infant of Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and the British Independents with Donald Winnicott as exemplar, then to the attachment theorists, the intersubjective theories, the cognitive developmental psychologists, examining the work of Jean Piaget and the neo-Piagetian cognitive theorists concluding with the modern infant of developmental neuroscience and an examination of the neurobiology of attachment, stress, and care giving. This is a book of depth and breadth that makes the infant come alive in the minds of readers. It challenges cherished beliefs about the nature, capacities and developmental pathways travelled by infants into childhood and beyond and argues that our inner infant is never far from our adult selves. It will be useful for students of psychology, psychotherapy, child care and education; psychologists; social workers and infant and child policy makers; psychiatrists; and parents and anyone who has an interest in finding out what infants think and feel and how they relate to their world.