Sexualities: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspectives

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Sexualities: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge, 2015) presents a broad selection of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking on sexuality from a wide range of psychoanalytic traditions. Sexuality remains at the heart of much psychoanalytic theory and practice but it is a complex and controversial subject. Edited by Alessandra Lemma and Paul E. Lynch, this volume includes a range of international contributions...

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Freud and the Buddha

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Freud and the Buddha: The Couch and the Cushion edited by Axel Hoffer, MD. London: Karnac Books, 2015. Read Axel Hoffer’s thoughts on what Psychoanalysis and Buddhism can learn from each other in a recent Karnacology blog! This book investigates what psychoanalysis and Buddhism can learn from each other, and offers chapters by a Buddhist scholar, a psychiatrist-author, and a number of leading psychoanalysts. It begins with a discussion...

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters

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Recent Publications by BPSI Authors   Nancy, J. Chodorow (2015). From the Glory of Hera to the Wrath of Achilles: Narratives of Second-Wave Masculinity and Beyond. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 16: 261–270. Rona Knight, PhD (2014). Free to Be You and Me: Normal Gender-Role Fluidity—Commentary on Diane Ehrensaft’s “Listening and Learning from Gender-Nonconforming Children” Related Papers. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child,...

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Erotic Revelations: Clinical Applications and Perverse Scenarios

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EROTIC REVELATIONS: Clinical Applications and Perverse Scenarios by Andrea Celenza, Ph.D. Hove, East Sussex : Routledge, 2014. This book is about erotic desires and fantasies, how our sexuality expresses our inner being and defines the ways in which we engage in the psychoanalytic situation. I am using erotic life in its broadest sense – the way we desire and love or desire to be loved on all levels, including within our sexual being.  We...

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The Sober Truth

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THE SOBER TRUTH: Debunking the Bad Science Behind Twelve-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry by Lance Dodes MD, Zachary Dodes. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015. Click here to listen to Lance Dodes’s  interview about The Sober Truth on Radio Boston. Check out reviews in the Lancet and the Atlantic.  An exposé of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-step programs, and the rehab industry—and how a failed addiction-treatment model came to dominate...

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Decades Never Start On Time

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  Decades Never Start on Time: A Richard Roud Anthology. British Film Institute, 2014 Richard Roud (author), film writer and co-founder and director of the New York Film Festival, was one of the most influential film critics of the twentieth century. Renowned for his close relationships with French New Wave directors such as Godard and Truffaut, he played a key role in bringing European art cinema to the attention of American and British...

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