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Description - Spilt Milk by Joan Raphael-Leff

The second title in a series of limited-edition, low-cost books, devised and launched by The Institute of Psycho-Analysis in London, The books feature recent lectures on important psychoanalytic themes as part of the London Public Lecture series, organized by the British Psycho-Analytic Society. These collections have been chosen and edited by British psychoanalysts, members of the British Psycho-Analytical Society and experts in the areas of psychoanalytic work concerned. This collection consists of six articles by Dana Birkstead-Breen, Elizabeth Bradley, Alessandra Piontelli, Stanford Bourne and Emanuel Lewis, Joan Raphael-Leff and Richard Lucas. The articles provide a developmental view of the experience of having a baby, covering: pregnancy and the internal world; the impact of technology on pregnancy; risk management after stillbirth; intervention for post-partum disturbance; and puerperal breakdown.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780953710515
ISBN-10: 0953710513
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 100
Imprint: Institute of Psycho-Analysis
Publisher: Institute of Psycho-Analysis
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joan Raphael-Leff

Joan Raphael-Leff, PhD, psychoanalyst (fellow, British Psychoanalytical Society) and social psychologist, leads the UCL/Anna Freud Centre academic faculty for psychoanalytic research. Previously, she was head of University College London's MSc in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology, and professor of psychoanalysis at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. For 35 years she has specialized in emotional issues of reproduction and early parenting, with more than 100 single-author peer-reviewed publications, and twelve books. Founder and first international chair of COWAP (IPA's Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis) in 1998, she provides training for practitioners working with teenage parents, and is consultant to perinatal and women's projects in many high and low income countries.

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