Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity

This volume focuses on what communities can do to promote health equity, what actions are needed by the many and varied stakeholders that are part of communities or support them, as well as the root causes and structural barriers that need to be overcome. The book seeks to delineate the causes of and the solutions to health inequities in the United States. In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in ...

What Will You Do With My Story?

Psychoanalyst Elizabeth Meakins uses her popular columns from The Independent to explore the therapeutic process. Successful analysis, she argues, is less about following pre-formulated theory and more about being led by the experience of what is actually happening.

A Curious Intimacy: Art and Neuro-psychoanalysis

What can neuroscience contribute to the psychodynamic understanding of creativity and the imagination? A Curious Intimacy is an innovative study into the interrelation between art and neuro-psychoanalysis which significantly narrows the divide between the humanities and the sciences. Situating our grasp of the creative mind within the historical context of theories of sublimation, Lois Oppenheim proposes a change in paradigm for the ...

Observational Measurement of Behavior

Yoder and Symons bring decades of work to bear and it shows....[The book is] presented with broad scholarship and conceptual depth. óRoger Bakeman, PhD Professor Emeritus Georgia State University This outstanding volume transcends the typical treatment of behavior observation methods in introductory research texts. Yoder and Symons articulate a set of measurement principles that serve as the foundation for behavior observation as a ...

Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience

The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience is a seminal reference work in the burgeoning field of developmental behavioral neuroscience, which has emerged in recent years as an important sister discipline to developmental psychobiology. This handbook, part of the Oxford Library of Neuroscience, provides an introduction to recent advances in research at the intersection of developmental science and behavioral neurosc...

Deconstructing Normativity?

Deconstructing Normativity? brings together a unique collection of chapters in which an international selection of contributors reflect on the fundamental and often very radical ideas present in Freud’s original 1905 edition of the Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality. The book has three aims: the contextualization of the text, the reconstruction of its central ideas, and the further philosophical reflection of the contemporary re...

How We Think and Learn

Written in a conversational and engaging manner, How We Think and Learn introduces readers to basic principles and research findings regarding human cognition and memory. It also highlights and debunks twenty-eight common misconceptions about thinking, learning, and the brain. Interspersed throughout the book are many short do-it-yourself exercises in which readers can observe key principles in their own thinking and learning. All te...

Missing the Revolution

In The Adapted Mind, Jerome Barkow, along with Leda Cosmides and John Tooby, set out to redefine evolutionary psychology for the social sciences and to create a new agenda for the next generation of social scientists. While biologically oriented psychologists quickly accepted the work, social scientists in psychology and researchers in anthropology and sociology, who deal with the same questions of human behavior, were more resistant...

Sigmund Freud - Ossessioni, fobie e paranoia (2010)

Sono stati raccolti in questo volume alcuni tra i più significativi saggi che Freud ha dedicato, tra il 1849 e il 1915, alla comprensione di tre diffuse patologie nevrotiche e psicotiche. Inoltrandosi progressivamente in una sempre più matura e articolata spiegazione analitica, Freud ha inteso indagare la dinamica profonda dei processi patologici, giungendo a una chiara collocazione del fenomeno ossessivo sul piano clinico-nosologico...

Collaborative Therapy and Neurobiology

Collaborative Therapy and Neurobiology is the book many clinicians have been waiting for: an integration of twenty years of scientific and therapeutic cutting-edge ideas into concrete clinical practices. Interpersonal neurobiology and the development of exciting new technologies that allow us to better understand the brain have provided us with an enriched perspective on human experience. Yet, many clinicians wonder how to use this k...