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  • 1.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)
  • 2.When the Body Is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain, and Traumatic Attachments (Book Review)
    By unraveling some of the paradoxes of self-harm, by demonstrating a successful method for dealing with individuals who engage in this behavior, Farber has enlarged the scope of psychoanalytic treatment and provided hope for an underserved group.
    Review
  • 3.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.
    Review
  • 4.An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton
    A review of the book which studies the Anne Sexton therapy tapes and analyzes her treatment.
    Review
  • 5.In Praise of Infidel (Book Review)
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s autobiography is the story of a highly intelligent, courageous young woman, contending with widely opposing traditions, at a time of enormous historical transition. It also describes a different culture of childhood and its effects.
    Review
  • 6.The Weight of the Proper Name (Book Review)
    The author demonstrates that the secondary education project promoted by the monks during a period of fifty years, from 1920 to 1970, was unrealisticly given the opposition by regulatory authorities, or the Catholic Committee of the Council of Public Instruction.
    Review
  • 7.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.
    Review
  • 8.Sex On The Couch: What Freud Has to Teach Us About Sex and Gender (Book Review)
    Aan extensive discussion of sexuality in its different forms, both real and imaginary. There are both real and the imaginary forms of sexual differentiation, and the distinction is not always easy to make; but what strikes the reader in Boothby’s book is the description of certain characterizations of how the two sexes differ in their behaviors; sometimes these two aspects of reality look like sketches or even caricatures of what it means to be male or female.
    Review
  • 9.Textbook of Psychoanalysis (Book Review)
    This introduction and reference source is intended to be of use to anyone interested in psychoanalysis - from all levels of mental health students to experienced clinicians, it covers a broad range of up-to-date topics, including: theories of the mind; theories of psychopathology; treatment; research; and current issues.
    Review
  • 10.The Myth of Race (Book Review)
    This book looks at the lack of biological evidence for race, as well as the manifestations and impact of the concept of race in a changing culture.
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