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Book Review: Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self

Book Review: Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self

Fort da: The Journal of the Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (2003), 9(2), 107-111 Book Review: Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self by Peter Fonagy, Gyorgy Gergely, Eliot Jurist, and Mary Target New York:  Other Press, 2002; 577 pp. Reviewed by Michael Horne, M.D. Although this book very thoroughly discusses many of the current issues in child development, such as attachment and mother/infant attunement, the concepts of analytic praxis proposed add little to ideas on current … Read entire article »

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Book Review: Jung and the Postmodern: The Interpretation of Realities.

Book Review: Jung and the Postmodern: The Interpretation of Realities.

Psychoanalytic Review. 91: 149-153. Hauke, Christopher. (2000). Jung and the Postmodern: The Interpretation of Realities. London: Routledge: 304, xiv pp. The establishment of psychoanalytic studies programs in Universities is creating an exciting collaboration between psychoanalysts and academics in the humanities. In this context, psychoanalysts are exposed to postmodernism which is revolutionizing all the traditional disciplines by critiquing their underlying presuppositions. Conversely, academics are exposed to contemporary psychoanalytic ideas that have the potential to elucidate a variety of … Read entire article »

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