An attempt to collate and clarify psychoanalytic theories on affect, and how they relate to the clinical process. Stein outlines and analyses the most important theories on affect, and examines empirical work presented over the past 100 years, exposing the rigidity of some existing notions.
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(230mm x 147mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Ruth Stein
Ruth Stein (1947 - 2010) was an Austrian-Israeli psychoanalyst. Alongside maintaining a private practice, she was an Associate Professor at the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at New York University, a member of the IARPP Advisory Council and latterly of their Editorial Board. She edited the US 'International Journal of Psychoanalysis' and served as Associate Editor of 'Psychoanalytic Dialogues'. She published a great number of influential papers and books including the acclaimed 'For the Love of a Father: A Psychoanalytic Study of Religious Terrorism' (2010).