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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.
    Review
  • 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.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)
  • 4.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)
  • 5.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
  • 6.Bullying: Experiences and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender (Book Review)
    Bullying and its newer transformation, cyberbullying, has been studied since the 1990s, but you would never know that by looking at school policies and procedures regarding bullying and various other forms of harassment.
    Review (January 2014)
  • 7.Primary Process Thinking: Theory, Measurement, and Research, Volume I (Book Review)
    The author explores theories concerning primary and secondary process thought, and lays out a lucid empirical path to study issues long mired in the conceptual realm, from condensations to displacements.
    Review
  • 8.Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition (Book Review)
    Our current view of time is so linear that we do not realize how much it organizes our thinking about the mind. Ring composition, however, implies a more circular view of time. In analysis, we do have many clinical observations and theories that, whether we realize it or not, allude to a more circular view of time.
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  • 9.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
  • 10.Sensuality and Sexuality Across the Divide of Shame (Book Review)
    Mace, Moorey, and Roberts are British psychiatrists who have assembled diverse authors to illuminate and critique the state of thinking about empirically validated treatments (EVTs). The collection of essays under review is a critique: the contributors are less interested in weighing the inventory of what we know and are much more interested in puzzling over what it is we are thinking about.
    Review (January 2011)
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