The BPSI Library Committee Presents Beyond the Binary: Essays on Gender

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We are happy to announce the publication of Beyond the Binary: Essays on Gender, a manuscript edited by BPSI Member Shari Thurer, ScD, in collaboration with the Library Committee. This is the fourth publication sponsored by the Library Committee of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and the first published by Phoenix. Click here to purchase a copy! About the Book:  The increase in the number of non-binary children and...

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In the News: Robert Waldinger, MD

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Psychiatrist and BPSI Member Dr. Robert Waldinger has been all over the news promoting his new book, The Good Life: Lessons From the World’s Longest Study of Happiness. Recently, he stopped by WGBH’s Boston Public Radio, sharing the study’s findings on the importance of interpersonal relationships for feelings of long-term happiness and fulfilment. Click here to watch the interview. About the Book What makes a life fulfilling...

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Lawrence Brown: On Freud’s “Moses and Monotheism”

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BPSI member Larry Brown’s latest work, On Freud’s “Moses and Monotheism,” is set to be released on November 30th, 2022. Preorders can be made here. From Routledge: On Freud’s “Moses and Monotheism” discusses key themes in Sigmund Freud’s final book, Moses and Monotheism, written between 1934 and 1939. The contributors reflect on the historical context of the time during which the book was written,...

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters by BPSI Authors

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Diane O’Donoghue, PhD (2021). Amnesias of a Freudian Kind – Part II. American Imago, 78(4), 601-617. Cuneyt Iscan, MD (2021). Illusion, Disillusion, and Irony in Psychoanalysis, by John Steiner, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 2020, 167 pp. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 81, 549–553. Randall H. Paulsen, MD & Don R. Lipsitt, MD (2021). The Balint Group: The Arc of the Enduring Bridge Between Psychoanalysis and Medicine. In...

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A Fresh Look at Psychoanalytic Technique

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A Fresh Look at Psychoanalytic Technique (Routledge, 2021) is a new collection of select papers on psychoanalysis by a BPSI Member, Fred Busch, PhD. Covering key topics such as what is unique about psychoanalysis, interpretation, psychic truth, the role of memory and the importance of the analyst’s reveries, this book brings together the author’s most important work on this subject for the first time. Taken as a whole, Busch’s work...

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Sieg Maandag: Life and Art in the Aftermath of Bergen-Belsen

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Sieg Maandag: Leven en Kunst na Bergen-Belsen / Life and Art in the Aftermath of Bergen-Belsen (Lecturis, 2020) is a new book, co-authored by BPSI Affiliate Scholar Member, Dawn Skorczewski, PhD. Sieg Maandag (1937-2013) was seven years old when he was released from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. His father was killed there, his mother survived camp Beendorf and was reunited with him. A photo of Sieg walking along a row of bodies in...

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