Journal Articles and Book Chapters by BPSI Authors

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Alfred Margulies, MD (2018). Illusionment and Disillusionment: Foundational Illusions and the Loss of a World. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 66/2: 289 – 303. Nancy J. Chodorow, PhD (2018). Love, Respect, and Being Centered Upon: Loewald’s Image of Development in Childhood and the Consulting Room. The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 71/1: 224-233. Rodrigo Barahona, PsyaD (2018). Book Review of Una visión binocular:...

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Engaging Primitive Anxieties of the Emerging Self

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Engaging Primitive Anxieties of the Emerging Self: the Legacy of Frances Tustin (Karnac, 2017) is a a new book co-edited by Howard B. Levine and David G. Power. Frances Tustin was a pioneering child psychotherapist who broke new ground in working with autistic children in the latter half of the twentieth century. This book amplifies and extends contributions by Tustin to the study and treatment of autism, autistic spectrum disorders and...

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Consciousness, Language, and Self by Michael Robbins

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Consciousness, Language, and Self: Psychoanalytic, Linguistic, and Anthropological Explorations of the Dual Nature of Mind is a new title by BPSI’s member, Michael Robbins, MD, published by Routledge in 2018. The book proposes that the human self is innately bilingual. Conscious mind includes two qualitatively distinct mental processes, each of which uses the same formal elements of language differently. The “mother tongue,”...

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Guided Enactments in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

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Guided Enactments in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: A New Look at Therapy With Adults and Children (Lexington Books, 2017) is a new book by Sebastiano Santostefano, a retired associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a BPSI Member. Thirty five percent of persons who are provided psychotherapy do not benefit from treatment, or drop out of therapy prematurely because they fail to establish a...

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On Freud’s ”Formulations on the Two Principles of Mental Functioning”

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This book, edited by Gabriela Legorreta and Lawrence J. Brown and published by Karnac in 2016, is a collection of papers by leading contemporary psychoanalysts who comment on the continuing important relevance of Freud’s (1911) paper, Formulations on the Two Principles of Mental Functioning. The contributors gathered here represent current European, Latin American, and North American perspectives that elaborate the continuing value of Two...

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Foundations of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

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Foundations of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: The Bumpy Road to Specialization (Routledge, 2016) by Don R. Lipsitt, MD, documents the development of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry from its inception to the present. The book draws on contributions from philosophy, physiology, psychoanalysis, epidemiology and other disciplines to define the broad scope of the field. Distinctions and similarities between Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and...

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