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Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego
Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego
Paperback      ISBN: 0393007707
To Freud, individual and social psychology were virtually identical. The question he addresses here is, What are the emotional bonds that hold collective entities, such as an army and a church, together? It is a fruitful question, and Freud offers some interesting answers. But Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego stands chiefly as an invitation to further psychoanalytic exploration.
On Dreams
On Dreams
Paperback      ISBN: 039300144x
A translation of Freud's 1900 statement concerning his theory of the nature and mechanism of dreams
The Addictive Organization: Why We Overwork, Cover Up, Pick Up the Pieces, Please the Boss and Perpetuate Sick Organizations
The Addictive Organization
Why We Overwork, Cover Up, Pick Up the Pieces, Please the Boss and Perpetuate Sick Organizations
Paperback      ISBN: 0062548743
Offers hints on recognizing and correcting the symptoms of organizational addiction--denying and avoiding problems, assuming there is only one option, manipulating events to maintain the status quo
Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates
Asylums
Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates
Paperback      ISBN: 0385000162
Asylums is an analysis of life in "total institutions"--closed worlds like prisons, army camps, boarding schools, nursing homes and mental hospitals. It focuses on the relationship between the inmate and the institution, how the setting affects the person and how the person can deal with life on the inside.
Stigma: Notes on the Management of a Spoiled Identity
Stigma
Notes on the Management of a Spoiled Identity
Paperback      ISBN: 0671622447
Analyzes the feelings of the physically deformed and other social outcasts toward themselves and others
Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Paperback      ISBN: 0393008479
Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey. Freud approved the overall editorial plan, specific renderings of key words and phrases, and the addition of valuable notes, from bibliographical and explanatory. Many of the translations were done by Strachey himself; the rest were prepared under his supervision. The result was to place the Standard Edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions. Newly designed in a uniform format, each new paperback in the Standard Edition opens with a biographical essay on Freud's life and work --along with a note on the individual volume--by Peter Gay, Sterling Professor of History at Yale.
The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy
The Structure of Magic
A Book About Language and Therapy
Paperback      ISBN: 0831400447
Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Paperback      ISBN: 0871401185
In 1915 at the University of Vienna 60-year-old Sigmund Freud delivered these lectures on psychoanalysis, pointing to the interplay of unconscious and conscious forces within individual psyches.
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life: Standard
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Standard
Paperback      ISBN: 0393006115
The classic work on the role of the subconscious in mistakes made during oral communication
Cognitive Therapy of Depression
Cognitive Therapy of Depression
Paperback      ISBN: 0898629195
This bestselling, classic work offers a definitive presentation of the theory and practice of cognitive therapy for depression. Aaron T. Beck and his associates set forth their seminal argument that depression arises from a "cognitive triad" of errors and from the ideosyncratic way that one infers, recollects, and generalizes. From the initial interview to termination, many helpful case examples demonstrate how cognitive-behavioral interventions can loosen the grip of "depressogenic" thoughts and assumptions. Guidance is provided for working with individuals and groups to address the full range of problems that patients face, including suicidal ideation and possible relapse.