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Recommended books on Psychoanalysis, Psychosis and Related Subjects

Brian Koehler, PhD

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  • Alanen, Y. O. (1997). Schizophrenia: Its Origins and Need-Adapted Treatment. London: Karnac Books.
  • Alvarez, A. & Reid, S. (Eds.) (1999). Autism and Personality: Findings from the Tavistock Autism Workshop. London: Routledge.
  • Amador, X. F. & David, A. S. (Eds.) (1998). Insight and Psychosis. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Anastasopoulos, D., Laylou-Lignos, E. & Waddell, M. (Eds.) (1999). Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Severely Disturbed Adolescent. London: Karnac Books.
  • Appel, J. W. (2000). Who's in Charge? Autonomy & Mental Disorder.Danbury, CT: Rutledge Books, Inc.
  • Arieti, S. (1974). Interpretation of Schizophrenia (2cd ed.). New York: Basic Books.
  • Arieti, S. ( 1978). On Schizophrenia, Phobias, Depression, Psychotherapy and the Farther Schores of Psychiatry. NY: Brunner/Mazel.
  • Aulangier, P. (2001). The Violence of Interpretation: From Pictogram to Statement. Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis Inc.
  • Bellack, L., Hurvich, M. & Gediman, H. K. (1973). Ego Functions in Schizophrenics, Neurotics, and Normals: A Systematic Study of Conceptual, Diagnostic, and Therapeutic Aspects. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Beebe, B. & Lachmann, F. M. (2002). Infant Research and Adult Treatment: Co-Constructing Interactions. Hillsdale: NJ: The Analytic Press.
  • Benedetti, G. (1987). Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia. New York: New York University Press.
  • Benedetti, G. & Furlan, P.M. (Eds.). (1993). The Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia. Seattle: Hogrefe & Huber.
  • Berke, J. H. et al (Eds.) (2002). Beyond Madness: Psychosocial Interventions in Psychosis. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Bergman, A. (1999). Ours, Yours, Mine: Mutuality and the Emergence of the Separate Self. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Berke, J. et al 1998). Even Paranoids have Enemies: New Perspectives on Paranoia and Persecution. NY: Routledge.
  • Bion, W. R. (1993). Second Thoughts: Selected Papers on Psycho-Analysis. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Blatt, S. J. & Ford, R. Q. (1994). Therapeutic Change: An Object Relations Perspective. NY: Plenum Press.
  • Bolton, D. & Hill, J. (1996). Mind, Meaning, and Mental Disorder: The Nature of Causal Explanation in Psychology and Psychiatry. NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Bremner, J. (2002). Does Stress Damage the Brain? Understanding Trauma-Related Disorders from a Mind-Body Perspective. NY: W. W. Norton & Company.
  • Brenner, H. D., Boker, W. & Genner , R. (Eds.), Towards a Comprehensive Therapy for Schizophrenia, pp. 252-261, Seattle, WA: Hogrefe & Huber.
  • Buckley, P. (1988). Essential Papers on Psychosis. NY: New York University Press.
  • Bullard, D. M. (Ed.) (1959). Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: Selected Papers of Freida Fromm-Reichmann. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Burston, D. (1996). The Wing of Madness: The Life and Work of R. D. Laing. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Burton, A.(Ed.) (1961).Psychotherapy of the Psychoses. NY: Basic Books.
  • Castle, D., Copolov, D. & Wykes, T. (Eds.) (2003). Pharmacological and Psychosocial Treatments in Schizophrenia. London: Martin Dunitz.
  • Chadwick, P., Birchwood, M. & Trower, P. (1996). Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Ciompi, L. (1988). The Psyche and Schizophrenia: The Bond between Affect and Logic. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Crisp, Arthur (Ed.) (2004) Every Family in the Land: Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination Against People with Mental Illness (Revised edition), the Royal Society of Medicine Press.
  • Davidson, L. (2003). Living Outside Mental Illnessw: Qualitative Studies of Recovery in Schizophrenia. NY: New York University Press.
  • Davoine, F. & Gaudilliere, J-M. (2004). History Beyond Trauma. NY: Other Press.
  • De Groef, J. & Heinemann (Eds.) (1999). Psychoanalysis and Mental Handicap. London: Free Association Books.
  • De Masi, F. (Ed.) (2001). Herbert Rosenfeld at Work: The Italian Seminars. London: Karnac.
  • De Waelhens, A. & Ver Eecke, W. (2001). Phenomenology and Lacan on Schizophrenia, After the Decade of the Brain. Belgium: Leuven University Press.
  • Dorman, D. (2004). Dante's Cure: A Journey Out of Madness. NY: Other Press.
  • Eigen, M. (1993). The Psychotic Core. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Eigen, M. 2002). Rage. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.
  • Ellwood, J. (Ed.) (1995). Psychosis: Understanding and Treatment. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Faraone, S. V., Tsuang, M. T. & Tsuang, D. W. (1999). Genetics of Mental Disorders: What Practioners and Students Need to Know. NY: The Guilford Press.
  • Federn, P. (1953). Ego Psychology and the Psychoses. London: Maresfield Reprints.
  • Feinsilver, D.B. (Ed.). (1986). Towards a Comprehensive Model for Schizophrenic Disorders: Psychoanalytic Essays in Memory of Ping-Nie Pao, M.D. Hillsdale: The Analytic Press.
  • Fowler, D., Garety, P. & Kuipers, E. (1995). Cognitive Behaviour Threrapy for Psychosis: Theory and Practice. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Freeman, T. (1988). The Psychoanalyst in Psychiatry. London: Karnac Books.
  • Fromm, M. G. & Smith, B. (Eds.) (1989). The Facilitating Environment: Clinical Applications of Winnicott's Theory, pp. 489-515. Madison, Ct: International Universities Press.
  • Frosch, J. (1983). The Psychotic Process. NY: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Garfield, D.A.S. (1995). Unbearable Affect: A Guide to the Psychotherapy of Psychosis. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Giovacchini, P. L. (1997). Schizophrenia and Primitive Mental States: Structural Collapse and Creativity. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Glass, J. M. (1985). Delusion: Internal Dimensions of Political Life. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Glass, J. M. (1989). Private Terror/Public Life: Psychosis and the Politics of Community. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Glass, J. M. (1995).
  • Psychosis and Power: Threats to Democracy in the Self and the Group. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
  • Green M. F. (2001). Schizophrenia Revealed: From Neurons to Social Interactions.London: W. W. Norton.
  • Gunderson, J. G. & Mosher, L. R. (1994). Issues and Controversies in the Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia.Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Haddock, G. & Slade, P. (Eds.) (1996). Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions with Psychotic Disorders. NY: Routledge.
  • H fner, H. (Ed.) (2002). Risk and Protective Factors in Schizophrenia: Towards a Conceptual Model of the Disease Process. Germany: Springer.
  • Hansen, J. B. (1993). Crossing the Borders: Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia. Sweden: Dualis.
  • Harrop, C. & Trower, P. (2003). Why does Schizophrenia Develop at Late Adolescence?: A Cognitive-Developmental Approach to Psychosis.UK: Wiley.
  • Healy, D. (2002). The Creation of Psychopharmacology.Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Heinrichs, R. W. (2001). In Search of Madness: Schizophrenia and Neuroscience. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Hill, L. B. (!973). Psychotherapeutic Intervention in Schizophrenia. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Hogarty, G. E. (2002). Personal Therapy for Schizophrenia and Related Disorders: A Guide to Individualized Treatment. NY: The Guilford Press.
  • Honig, A. M. (2001). Hard Boiled Eggs and Other Psychiatric Tales: The Rebirth of the Psychotherapy of Severe Mental Illness. North Street Publishers.
  • Hornstein, G. A. (2000). To Redeem One Person is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichmann. NY: The Free Press.
  • Horowitz, L. M. (2004). Interpersonal Foundations of Psychopathology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Hundert, E. (1989). Philosophy, Psychiatry and Neuroscience: Three Approaches to the Mind-A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Hyatt-Williams, A. (1998). Cruelty, Violence, and Murder. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
  • Hyman, S.E., & Nestler, E. J. (1993). The Molecular Foundations of Psychiatry. Washington, D.C. American Psychiatric Press.
  • Jacobson, E. (1967). Psychotic Conflict and Reality. NY: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Jackson, M. (2001). Weathering the Storms: Psychotherapy for Psychosis. NY: Karnac.
  • Jackson, M. & Williams, P. (Eds.). (1994). Unimaginable Storms: A Search for Meaning in Psychosis. London: Karnac Books.
  • Jackson, S. W. (1999). Care of the Psyche: A History of Psychological Healing. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
  • Jacobson, E. (1967). Psychotic Conflict and Reality. NY: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Jamison, K. R. (1995). An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. NY: Vintage Books.
  • Janssen, P. (1994). Psychoanalytic Therapy in the Hospital Setting. London: Routledge.
  • Kahr, B. (Ed.) (2001). Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology. London: Karnac Books.
  • Kapur, S. & Lecrubier, Y. (Eds.) (2003). Dopamine in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Schizophrenia. : New Findings. Martin Dunitz.
  • Karon, B.P., & Vandenbos, G.R. (1981). Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia: The Treatment of Choice. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.
  • Keshavan, M. S. & Murray, R. M. (Eds.) (1997). Neurodevelopment & Adult Psychopathology. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Kingdom, D. & Turkington, D. (1994). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia. NY: The Guilford Press.
  • Kircher, T. & David, A. (2003) (Eds.).The Self in Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Lacan, J. (1993). The Psychoses: Book III 1955-1956. (Edited by Jacques-Alain Miller).London: Routledge.
  • Langs, R. & Searles, H. (1980). Intrapsychic and Interpersonal Dimensions of Treatment: A Clinical Dialogue. Northvale, NJ: Jason aronson Inc.
  • Laufer, M. (Ed.) (1997). Adolescent Breakdown and Beyond. London: Karnac Books.
  • Levy, A. et al (Eds.) (1998). New Frontiers in Stress Research: Modulation of Brain Function. Australia: Harwood Academic Publishers.
  • Little, M. I. (1990). Psychotic Anxieties and Containment: A Personal Record of an Analysis with WinnicottNorthvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Llinas, R. & Churchland, P. S. (Eds.) (1996). The Mind-Brain Continuum: Sensory Processes. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
  • Lotterman, A. (1996). Specific Techniques for the Psychotherapy of Schizophrenic Patients, pp. 69-114. Madison, CT: International Universities Press.
  • Lotterman, A. (2015). Psychotherapy for People Diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Routledge.
  • Mace, C. & Margison (Eds.) (1997). Psychotherapy of Psychosis. UK: Gaskell.
  • Magagna, Jeanne (2015) Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People: The work of Murray Jackson (Paperback) Routledge
  • Mahler, M. S. (1968). On Human Symbiosis and the Vicissitudes of Individuation. Madison, CT: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Maj, M. et al (Eds.) (2002). Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons
  • Marcus, E. R. (1992). Psychosis and Near Psychosis: Ego Function, Symbol Structure, Treatment. NY: Springer-Verlag.
  • Martindale, B. et al (Eds.) (2000). Psychosis: Psychological Approaches and their Effectiveness-Putting Psychotherapies at the Centre of Treatment. UK: Gaskell for ISPS.
  • McKenzie, C. D. & Wright, L. S. (1996). Delayed Posttraumatic Stress Disorders from Infancy: The Two Trauma Mechanism. London: Harwood Academic Publishers.
  • Meadow, P. W. (2003). The New Psychoanalysis. NY: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Meissner, W. W. (1978). The Paranoid Process. NY: Jason Aronson
  • Mitrani, T. & Mitrani, J. L. (Eds.) (1997). Encounters with Autistic States: A Memorial Tribute to Frances Tustin. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Montgomery, J. D. & Grief, A. C. (Eds.) (1989). Masochism: The Treatment of Self-Inflicted Suffering. Madison, CT: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Morrison, A. (Ed.) (2002). A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis. NY: Brunner-Routledge. Muller, J. P. (1996).
  • Beyond the Psychoanalytic Dyad: Developmental Semiotics in Freud, Pierce and Lacan. London: Routledge.
  • Nelson, C. A. (Ed.) (2000). The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology-Volume 31. London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
  • Nestler, E. J., Hyman, S. E. & Malenka, R. C. (2001). Molecular Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience. NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  • Oldham, J. & Bone, S. (Eds.) (1994). Paranoia: New Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Madison, CT: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Pally, R. (2000). The Mind-Brain Relationship.London: Karnac. Pao, P.-N. (1979). Schizophrenic Disorders. New York: International Universities Press.
  • Perris, C. & McGorry, P. D. (1998). Cognitive Psychotherapy of Psychotic and Personality Disorders: Handbook of Theory and Practice. NY: John Wiley& Sons.
  • Pestalozzi, J. et al (Eds.) (1998). Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Institutional Settings. London: Karnac Books.
  • Podvoll, E. M. (2003). Recovering Sanity: A Compassionate Approach to Understanding and Treating Psychosis. London: Shambhala.
  • Prouty, G. (1994) Theoretical Evolutions in Person-Centered / Experiential Therapy: Applications to Schizophrenic Psychoses. Westport,CT., Praeger.
  • Prouty, G. Van Werde, D. Portner, M., (2002) Pre-Therapy: Reaching Contact Impaired Clients. Ross-on-Wye (England) PCCS Books.
  • Rachman, S. (2003). The Treatment of Obsessions. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Read, J. et al. (2004) Models of Madness: Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Schizophrenia. Brunner-Routledge.
  • Resnik, S. (1990). Mental Space. London: Karnac. Resnik, S. (2001). The Delusional Person: Bodily Feelings in Psychosis. NY: Karnac.
  • Rey, H. (1994). Universals of Psychoanalysis in the Treatment of Borderline and Psychotic States: Space-Time and Language Factors. London: Free Association Books.
  • Ribeiro, B. T. (1994). Coherence in Psychotic Discourse. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Robbins, M. (1993). Experiences of Schizophrenia: An Integration of the Personal, Scientific and Therapeutic. NY: The Guilford Press.
  • Rose, S. (1998) (Ed.). From Brains to Consciousness? Essays on the New Sciences of the Mind. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Rosen, J. N. (1953). Direct Analysis: Selected Papers. NY: Grune & Stratton.
  • Rosenfeld, D. (1992). The Psychotic: Aspects of the Personality. NY: Karnac Books.
  • Rosenfeld, H. (1987).Impasse and Interpretation: Therapeutic and Anti-Therapeutic Factors in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychotic, Borderline, and Neurotic Patient. London: Tavistock Publications.
  • Rustin, M. et al (Eds.) (1997). Psychotic States in Children. NY: Routledge.
  • Sabo, A. N. & Havens, L. (Eds.) (2000). The Real World Guide to Psychotherapy Practice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Sacksteder J., Schwartz, D.P., & Akabane, Y. (Eds.). (1987). Attachment and the Therapeutic Process: Essays in Honor of Otto Allen Will, Jr., M.D. Madison: International Universities Press.
  • Schachter, M. (Ed.) (1993). Psychotherapy and Medication: A Dynamic Integration. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
  • Scheflen, A. E. (1981). Levels of Schizophrenia. NY: Brunner/Mazel. Schermer, V. L. & Pines, M. (1999).
  • Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses: Concepts, Interventions and Contexts. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Schilder, P. (1976). On Psychoses. NY: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Schwartz, J. & Begley, S. (2002). The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force. NY: HarperCollins.
  • Schulz, C. G. & Kilgalen, R. K. (1969).Case Studies in Schizophrenia. NY: Basic Books.
  • Searles, H.F. (1965). Collected Papers on Schizophrenia and Related Subjects New York: International Universities Press.
  • Searles, H.F. (1979). Countertransference and Related Subjects: Selected Papers. New York: International Universities Press.
  • Sechehaye, M. A. (1951). Symbolic Realization: A New Method of Psychotherapy Applied to a Case of Schizophrenia. NY: International Universities Press, Inc.
  • Sechehaye, M. A. (1956). A New Psychotherapy in Schizophrenia: Relief of Frustrations by Symbolic Realization. NY: Grune & Stratton Semrad, E.( 1969).
  • Teaching Psychotherapy of Psychotic Patients: Supervision of Beginning Residents in the "Clinical Approach." NY: Grune & Stratton.
  • Serper, M. R. & Bergman, A. J. (2003). Psychotic Violence: Methods, Motives, Madness. Madison, CT: Psychosocial Press.
  • Shapiro, D. (2000). Dynamics of Character: Self-Regulation of Psychopathology. NY: Basic Books.
  • Siegel, D. (1999). The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience. NY: The Guilford Press.
  • Siegel, G. J. et al (Eds.) (1999). Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects-Sixth Edition. NY: Lippincott-Raven.
  • Siirala, M. 1983). From Transfer to Transference: Seven Essays on the Human Predicament. Helsinki University Press.
  • Silver, A.-L. (Ed.). (1989). Psychoanalysis and Psychosis. Madison: International Universities Press.
  • Silver, A-L. & Cantor, M. (1990). Psychoanalysis and Severe Mental Illness. NY: The Guilford Press.
  • Sims, A. (2003). Symptoms in the Mind: An Introduction to Descriptive Psychopathology-Third Edition. UK: Saunders.
  • Solms, M. & Turnbull, O. (2002). The Brain and the Inner World: An Introduction to the Neuroscience of Subjective Experience. NY: Other Press
  • Spotnitz, H. (1999). Modern Psychoanalysis of the Schizophrenic Patient. Nothvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Stahl, S. M. (2000). Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications-Second Edition. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Strauss, J. S. et al (Eds.) (1993). The Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
  • Stein, D. J. & Ludnik, J. (1998). Neural Networks and Psychopathology: Connectionist Models in Practice and Research. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
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  • Group Psychotherapy for People with Chronic Mental Illness. NY: The Guilford Press.
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  • Tolpin, P. & Tolpin, M. (Eds.) (1996). Heinz Kohut: The Chicago Lectures, Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press.
  • Tustin, F. (1990). The Protective Shell in Children and Adults. London: Karnac Books.
  • Volkan, V. (1995). The Infantile Psychotic Self and Its Fates: Understanding and Treating Schizophrenics and Other Difficult Patients. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.
  • Volkan, V., & Akhtar, S. (Eds.). (1997). The Seed of Madness: Constitution, Environment, and Fantasy in the Organization of the Psychotic Core. Madison, CT: International Universities Press.
  • De Waelhens, A. & Ver Eecke, W. (2001). Phenomenology and Lacan on Schizophrenia, after the Decade of the Brain. Leuven University Press.
  • Whitaker, L. C. (1992). Schizophrenic Disorders: Sense and Nonsense in Conceptualization, Assessment, and Treatment. NY: Plenum Press.
  • Whitaker, R.( 2002). Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.
  • Williams, A.H. (1998). Cruelty, Violence and Murder: Understanding the Criminal Mind. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.
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