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About this product
- PublisherKarnac Books
- Date of Publication31/12/2014
- GenrePsychology: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintKarnac Books
- Width147 mm
- Height230 mm
- Edited byMary Kay O'Neil,Salman Akhtar
- Table Of ContentsACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ABOUT THE EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS INTRODUCTION PROLOGUECHAPTER ONE Hope and hopelessness: an introductory overview - Salman AkhtarPART I: DEVELOPMENTAL REALM CHAPTER TWO The encounter with hopelessness in childhood - Ann Smolen CHAPTER THREE Adolescent hope and hopelessness - Rose A. Vasta CHAPTER FOUR Hopelessness and midlife - Jon P. EllmanPART II: CULTURAL REALM CHAPTER FIVE Literary depictions of hopelessness: a short story, a novel, and a poem - Eve Holwell CHAPTER SIX The illusion of a future: hopelessness in contemporary cinema - Sylvia ChongPART III: CLINICAL REALM CHAPTER SEVEN From hopelessness to despair - Jeanne Bailey CHAPTER EIGHT On the edge of hopelessness and despair: an uncertain landscape - Judi B. Kobrick CHAPTER NINE Hope and hopelessness in the couple relationship - Sarah Fels Usher CHAPTER TEN Hopelessness in the countertransference - Dhwani ShahEPILOGUECHAPTER ELEVEN The hopelessness and helplessness dyad: a concluding commentary - Mary Kay O'NeilREFERENCES INDEX
- Author BiographySalman Akhtar, MD, was born in India and completed his medical and psychiatric education there. Upon arriving in the USA in 1973, he repeated his psychiatric training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and then obtained psychoanalytic training from the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Institute. Currently, he is Professor of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College and a training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. He has authored, edited or co-edited more than 300 publications including books on psychiatry and psychoanalysis and several collections of poetry. He is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the Inter-Act Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Salman Akhtar received the Sigourney Award in 2012. Mary Kay O'Neil, a Supervising and Training Analyst of the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis, is in private practice in Montreal, Quebec. Currently, she is Associate Director of the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis (Quebec, English). She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto, where she was on the staff at the University of Toronto Psychiatric Service and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is author of 'The Unsung Psychoanalyst: The Quiet Influence of Ruth Easser' and co-editor of 'Confidentiality: Ethical Perspectives and Clinical Dilemmas'. Her research and publications include articles in areas such as depression and young adult development, emotional needs of sole-support mothers and their children, post-analytic contact between analyst and analysand, and psychoanalytic ethics. She has served on psychoanalytic ethics committees at local, national, and international levels; as a reviewer for JAPA, the Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis; and, currently, on the North American Editorial Board of the 'International Journal of Psychoanalysis'.
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