Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis His writings are cited in bibliographies even frequently than those of Sigmund Freud And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes
Ben je een lichaam of heb je een lichaam Volgens Paul Verhaeghe berust intimiteit in de eerste plaats op de relatie met jezelf en pas daarna op een relatie met anderen De verhouding tot ons eigen lichaam legt niet alleen de basis voor intimiteit, maar ook voor onze mentale en lichamelijke
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Quintessentially fascinating, love intrigues and perplexes us, and drives much of what we do in life As wary as we may be of its illusions and disappointments, many of us fall blindly into its traps and become ensnared time and again Deliriously mad excitement turns to disenchantment, if not
Everywhere I looked it seemed that we were being defined by what our brains were doing Everywhere, there were hucksters and geniuses, all trying to colonize the new world of the brain I d never been a science person, Casey Schwartz declares at the beginning of her far reaching quest to
In Mind Fixers, Anne Harrington, author of The Cure Within, explores psychiatry s repeatedly frustrated struggle to understand mental disorder in biomedical terms She shows how the stalling of early twentieth century efforts in this direction allowed Freudians and social scientists to insist, with
Since its inception, psychoanalysis has been hailed as a revolutionary theory of how the mind works, whilst some of its ideas such as the Oedipus complex have become part of everyday conversation In Psychoanalysis A Very Short Introduction, Daniel Pick offers a lucid, lively, and wide ranging
Many schizophrenics experience their condition as one of radical incarceration, mind altering medications, isolation,and dehumanization At a time when the treatment of choice is anti psychotic medication, world renowned psychoanalyst Christopher Bollas asserts that schizophrenics can be helped by
Hysteria is a graphic novel account of the first steps,errors, and frustrations of Sigmund Freud s career,which would lead to the foundation of a revolutionary newclinical therapy psychoanalysis The book traces Freud searly training in neurological research and medicine the crucial turning point
Using a range of case studies from Critical Theory to Candy Crush, Gangnam Style to Game of Thrones and Football Manager to Hieronymus Bosch, this book argues that we need to rethink our enjoyment Inspired by psychoanalysis, the book offers a new way of thinking about how we talk about what we
An investigation into the strange and troublesome relationship to pleasure that defines the human being, drawing on the disparate perspectives of Deleuze and Lacan Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire Or is desire
It stands as a brilliant summary of the views on culture from a psychoanalytic perspective that he had been developing since the turn of the century It is both witness and tribute to the late theory of mind the so called structural theory, with its stress on aggression, indeed the death drive, as
Freud s discovery that the dream is the means by which the unconscious can be explored is undoubtedly the most revolutionary step forward in the entire history of psychology Dreams, according to his theory, represent the hidden fulfillment of our unconscious wishes.
Widely acknowledged to be one of Freud s greatest cultural works, when Totem and Taboo was first published in 1913, it caused outrage Thorough and thought provoking, Totem and Taboo remains the fullest exploration of Freud s most famous themes Family, society, religion they re all put on the
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