Savage Girls and Wild Boys
A History of Feral Children
Paperback ISBN: 0312423357
A collective history of feral children who were brought up in the wilderness, raised by animals, or locked up in solitary confinement examines the stories of Peter the Wild Boy, Victor of Aveyron, and a boy raised by monkeys in Uganda.
Modes Of Therapeutic Action
Paperback ISBN: 0765702509
How do we position ourselves in relation to our patients? Do we participate as neutral object, as empathetic self-object, or as authentic subject? Do we strive to enhance the patient's knowledge, to provide a corrective experience, or to work at the intimate edge?
The Borderline Psychotic Child
A Selective Integration
Paperback ISBN: 0415222206
Introduces the borderline concept and overviews current theoretical thinking and clinical practices. Reviews the history and evolution of the borderline diagnosis for children, both in the US and the UK. Attempts to harmonize US and UK views on borderline diagnosis in the light of new developments in theory at The Menninger Clinic, The Anna Freud Center, and The Tavistock Clinic, and presents a range of clinical case studies. Lubbe trained as a child psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic In London. He is founding editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in South Africa . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Creating the Capacity for Attachment
Treating Addictions and the Alienated Self
Hardcover ISBN: 1568215096
Detached, alienated people, many of them functioning with a pathologically developed false self, barely navigate life's challenges. Our cultural emphasis on autonomy and separateness has led to a retreat from valuing interpersonal, communal dependence and has greatly contributed to a rise in the number of people whose suffering is often expressed in addictions and personality disorders. Using actual patient material, including diaries and letters, Karen Walant's Creating the Capacity for Attachment shows how "immersive moments" in therapy - moments of complete understanding between patient and therapist - are powerful enough to dislodge the alienated, detached self from its hiding place and enable the individual to begin incorporating the inner core into the external, social self.
From Binge to Blackout
A Mother And Son Struggle With Teen Drinking
Paperback ISBN: 0451219090
Written from the perspectives of a mother and son, the story of a family's battle with the problem of teenage drinking describes one young man's growing alcohol problem, the denial that nearly destroyed his family and his own life, and their long and difficult struggle to overcome the problem. Original. 50,000 first printing.
The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
Hardcover ISBN: 0465072097
A physician, research psychologist, and author of Why Gender Matters looks at the reasons why American boys, from kindergarten to college, are less resilient and ambitious than twenty years ago, discussing the causes of failure in school and at home and presenting a series of practical solutions to help alleviate the problem.