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Marilyn CharlesMarilyn Charles, president of Div. 39, talks about her vision for the future. She contends that the psychoanalytic ideas and techniques have a great deal to offer, not just in terms of clinical training, but also as a useful lens to inform our ideas about parenting, education, public health, as well as our social systems and organizational structures.

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The Psychoanalytic Psychology journal serves as a resource for original contributions that reflect and broaden the interaction between psychoanalysis and psychology.

Hospitalization-based psychodynamic treatment for personality disorders: A five-year follow-up.

There is growing evidence for the efficacy and effectiveness of psychotherapy in the treatment of personality disorders. However, more long-term follo...

Review of The emotional life of your brain.

Reviews the book, The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Begley (see record 2014-00125-008). It is striking that nowhere i...

Review of Stories we tell ourselves: Mentalizing tales of dating and ma rriage.

Reviews the book, Stories We Tell Ourselves: Mentalizing Tales of Dating and Marriage by J. Mark Thompson and Richard Tuch (see record 2013-36562-000)...

Review of Perversion: A Lacanian psychoanalytic approach to the subject.

Reviews the book, Perversion: A Lacanian Psychoanalytic Approach to the Subject by Stephanie S. Swales (see record 2012-20546-000). This book introduc...

Object of desire or object of distress? Psychosocial functioning among securely and insecurely attached Indian young adults.

The nature of a child’s relationship with his or her parents during the early years has implications for interpersonal functioning later in life. The ...

The structure of pathological narcissism and its relationships with adult attachment styles: A study of Italian nonclinical and clinical adult participants.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the structure of pathological narcissism and its relationships with adult attachment styles in 394 Italian noncl...

Titration of technique: Clinical exploration of the integration of trauma model and relational psychoanalytic approaches to the treatment of dissociative identity disorder.

Psychotherapeutic work with patients presenting with severe dissociation and dissociative disorders such as dissociative identity disorder (DID) is ch...

The learning alliance in psychoanalytic supervision: A fifty-year retrospective and prospective.

Introduced by Fleming and Benedek (1964, 1966) half a century ago, the learning alliance has since become widely accepted as crucial for and pivotal t...