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  • 1.Review of "Psychological Testing" by Anne Anastasi
    A 1954 review of this volume described it as a consideration of the principles of psychological testing, which employs examples of tests of general classification, aptitude and achievement, and ends with measures of personality characteristics ranging from inventories through projective techniques and situational tests.
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  • 2.Sports Heroes, Fallen Idols: How Star Athletes Pursue Self-Destructive Paths and Jeopardize their Careers (Book Review)
    Andrea Corn's review of Stanley Teitelbaum's book. Corn describes Teitelbaum's work as a well-documented book that reveals a disturbing, unflattering, and at times unnerving account of self-absorbed, flamboyant sport stars, who like fireworks, are thrilling to watch before exploding before our eyes.
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  • 3.A Primer of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for the Borderline Patient (Book Review)
    The psychotherapy treatment manual universe is not monolithic, and it is a pleasure to review a manual that falls within the group of treatment manuals that view the subjectivity of the therapist as a central ingredient for the soup that is psychotherapy. As one would expect, the latest offering from Otto Kernberg’s group affords a significant amount of space to the topic of countertransference, and provides specific examples illustrating the therapist’s use of their own emotional state in order to guide intervention with borderline patients. This primer of Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) co-written with Frank Yeomans and John Clarkin further reveals that psychodynamic psychotherapy is alive and well, supported by both theory and empirical data.
    Review
  • 4.Broken Fathers/ Broken Sons: A Psychoanalyst Remembers (Book Review)
    Dr. Gerald Gargiulo’s moving memoir portrays transcending a painful childhood of feeling like a “broken son,” a “Humpty Dumpty” to his disappointing “broken father.” Although identification with the fate of Humpty Dumpty haunted him, it is also paradoxical.
    Review (January 2011)
  • 5.Hey! Where’s the Lingo? (Book Review)
    More conversation than collection, it locates the psychic and the social in clinical moments illuminating the analyst's struggle to grasp a patient's internal life as voiced through individual political, social and material contexts.
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  • 6.Identity, Gender and Sexuality: 150 Years After Freud (Book Review)
    The reader is stimulated to reconsider transvestism in children and adults, homosexuality, transsexuals with mismatches between behavioral and psychic identity, as well as the place of sexuality in psychoanalytic theory, including the sexual dimension as experienced by the analytic couple.
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  • 7.Betrayed As Boys (Book Review)
    With this book, Gartner establishes himself as one of the loudest, most needed and informed voices within our psychoanalytic community helping us all to learn more about, and develop the personal sensitivity and professional knowledge and skill, to be helpful to male patients betrayed as boys who are more and more approaching our consulting rooms with the hope of getting competent professional help.
    Review (January 2011)
  • 8.The Supervisory Alliance: Facilitating The Psychotherapist’s Learning Experience (Book Review)
    The first section addresses how to work with anxiety, transference, vulnerability, and superego issues. The authors explore topics such as models of supervision, perfectionism, narcissism, and personal experiences, and discuss how best to facilitate supervision and supervisee learning. In the second section the authors discuss how countertransference can be used to facilitate supervisee development, and inform both the supervisory relationship and treatment.
    Review (January 2011)
  • 9.The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From the Frontiers of Science (Book Review)
    Doidge takes the reader by the hand and carefully explains that the brain can and does change throughout life. Contrary to the original belief that after childhood the brain begins a long process of decline, he shows us that our brains have the remarkable power to grow, change, overcome disabilities, learn, recover, and alter the very culture that has the potential to deeply affect human nature.
    Review (January 2011)
  • 10.For And Against Psychoanalysis (Book Review)
    The second edition retains the remarkable breadth and scope of the original edition, while expanding and updating Frosh’s examination to additional subject areas, such as the ways in which psychoanalysis has contributed to examination of social issues.
    Review
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