Learning resources for psychoanalysis


Across schools / theories

  • Auchincloss, E. L. (2015). The Psychoanalytic Model of the Mind. Washington, D.C: American Psychiatric Publishing. worldcat
  • Palombo, J., Bendicsen, H. K., & Koch, B. J. (2009). Guide to Psychoanalytic Developmental Theories. New York, NY: Springer. worldcat


  • Brenner, C. (1994). An elementary textbook of psychoanalysis. New York, N.Y., etc.: Anchor Press/Doubleday. worldcat
  • Arlow, J. A., & Brenner, C. (1984). Psychoanalytic concepts and the structural theory. New York: International Universities Press. worldcat

Encyclopedia / Dictionaries

Across schools / theories

  • Moore, B. E., Fine, B. D., & American Psychoanalytic Association. (1968). A glossary of psychoanalytic terms and concepts. New York: American Psychoanalytic Assn. worldcat

    Auchincloss, E. L. (2012). Psychoanalytic terms and concepts. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press. worldcat


  • Spillius, E. B. (2011). The new dictionary of Kleinian thought. Hove: Routledge. worldcat

Reading helpers

To assist in understanding primary sources


  • Rustin, M., & Rustin, M. (2017). Reading Klein. worldcat


  • Vermote, R. (2019). Reading Bion. worldcat


  • Celani, D. P. (2010). Fairbairn's Object Relations Theory in the Clinical Setting. worldcat

Essential papers series

Diverse and curated samplings across the psychoanalytic field. Grab the books in whole via publisher, book store, or ebook store, or look up the papers independently.

Object Relations

Buckley, P. (1986). Essential papers on object relations. New York: New York University Press.


Part I: Instincts versus relationships. The emergence of two opposing theories

  • Three essays on the theory of sexuality. 1. The sexual aberrations, Sigmund Freud
  • A contribution to the psychogenesis of manic-depressive states, Melanie Klein
  • A revised psychopathology of the psychoses and psychoneuroses, W.R.D. Fairbairn
  • The repression and the return of bad objects (with special reference to the 'war neuroses'), W.R.D. Fairbairn
  • Object concept and object choice, Jacob A. Arlow

Part II: Object relations and the development of the child

  • The nature of the child's tie to his mother, John Bowlby
  • On human symbiosis and the vicissitudes of individuation, Margaret S. Mahler
  • On the first three subphases of the separation-individuation process, Margaret S. Mahler
  • The theory of the parent-infant relationship, D.W. Winnicott
  • Transitional objects and transitional phenomena, D.W. Winnicott
  • On the development of object-relationships and affects, Joseph Sandler, Anne-Marie Sandler

Part III. Object relations, psychopathology, and the clinical situation

  • Narcissistic object choice in women, Annie Reich
  • Transference problems in the psychoanalytic treatment of severely depressive patients, Edith Jacobson
  • Primitive object relationships and the predisposition to schizophrenia, Arnold H. Modell
  • Structural derivatives of object relationships, Otto Kernberg
  • On the therapeutic action of pscho-analysis, Hans W. Loewald
  • The ailment, T.F. Main
  • My experience of analysis with Fairbairn and Winnicott (How complete a result does psycho-analytic therapy achieve?), Harry Guntrip

Character Neurosis and Treatment

Lax, R. F. (1989). Essential papers on character neurosis and treatment. New York u.a: New York Univ. Press.


Part I: Historical Overview

  • The Evolution of the Concept of Character in Freud’s Writings, Francis D. Baudry
  • The Concept of Character: A Historical Review, Robert S. Liebert

Part II: The formation of character and character neurosis

  • On the Problem of Character Neurosis, Maxwell Gitelson

Part III. Techniques of therapy

A. The Classic Position

  • On The Technique of Character-Analysis, Wilhelm Reich

B. Criticisms of Reich’s Position

  • Problems of Therapy, Herman Nunberg
  • Concerning the Theory of Psychoanalytic Technique, Otto Fenichel
  • Psychoanalysis of Character, Otto Fenichel

C. Current Views

  • A Psychoanalytic Classification of Character Pathology, Otto F. Kernberg
  • Character Analysis, Otto F. Kernberg
  • The Treatment of Characterological Disorders, Peter L. Giovacchini

Part IV: Types of character pathology and treatment techniques

  • Transference Resistance in Hysterical Character Neurosis— Technical Considerations, B. Ruth Easser and Stanley R. Lesser
  • Obsessional Characters and Obsessional Neuroses, Humberto Nagera
  • Comparing Obsessional and Hysterical Personalities, Humberto Nagera
  • An Object-Relations Perspective on Masochism, Theo L. Dorpat
  • The Narcissistic-Masochistic Character, Arnold M. Cooper
  • The Role of Internalization in the Development of Certain Aspects of Female Masochism: Ego Psychological Considerations, Ruth F. Lax
  • A Consideration of Treatment Techniques in Relation to the Functions of Masochism, Helen Meyers
  • The Rotten Core: A Defect in the Formation of the Self During the Rapprochement Subphase, Ruth F.Lax
  • The Anti-Analysand in Analysis, Joyce McDougall
  • A Special Variation of Technique, Annie Reich

Part V: The role and significance of the analyst's character in the analytic process and the analytic situation

  • A Silent Partner to Our Practice: The Analyst’s Character and Attitudes, Francis D. Baudry
  • Therapeutic Problems in the Analysis of the ‘Normal’ Candidate, Maxwell Gitelson
  • Psychoanalytic Technique and the Analyst’s Unconscious Masochism, Heinrich Racker
  • Some Limitations on Therapeutic Effectiveness: The “Burnout Syndrome” in Psychoanalysts, Arnold M. Cooper

Literature and Psychoanalysis

Berman, E. (1993). Essential papers on literature and psychoanalysis. New York: New York University Press.


  • The theme of the Three caskets, Sigmund Freud
  • Freud and Dora: story, history, case history, Steven Marcus
  • The art and strategy of Freud's exposition, Patrick J. Mahony
  • The metaphorical nature of psychoanalytic theory, Donald P. Spence
  • Narcissism and the double, Otto Rank
  • Hamlet and Oedipus, Ernest Jones
  • Prince Hal's conflict, Ernst Kris
  • The mutual adventures of Jonathan Swift and Lemuel Gulliver: a study in pathography, Phyllis Greenacre
  • On psychoanalyzing literary characters, Florence Bonime and Marianne H. Eckardt
  • Methodological problems in the psychoanalytic interpretation of literature: a review of studies on Sophocles' Antigone, David Werman
  • A critique of pathography: Freud's original psychoanalytic approach to art, Ellen Handler Spitz
  • Seminar on "The purloined letter", Jacques Lacan
  • The case of Poe: applications/implications of psychoanalysis, Shoshana Felman
  • Unity, identity, text, self, Norman N. Holland
  • Narration in the psychoanalytic dialogue, Roy Schafer
  • Literature as psychoanalytic process: surprise and self-consciousness, Meredith Anne Skura
  • Candide: radical simplicity and the impact of evil, Gail S. Reed
  • A dream, a sonnet, and a ballad: the path to Keats's "La Belle Dame Sans Merci", Francis Baudry
  • Interactions between textual analysis and related self-analysis, Rivka R. Eifermann
  • The imaginary twins: the case of Beckett and Bion, Bennett Simon

Borderline Disorders

Stone, M. H. (1986). Essential papers on borderline disorders: One hundred years at the border. New York: New York U.P.


Part I: 1880s through 1920s

  • A treatise on insanity, James Crowles Prichard
  • Moral (affective) insanity psychosensory insanity, C.H. Hughes
  • Clinical evidence of borderland insanity, Irving C. Rosse

Part II: 1930s and 1940s

  • Psychoanalytic investigation of and therapy in border line group of neuroses , Adolph Stern
  • Some forms of emotional disturbance in relationship to schizophrenia / Helene Deutsch
  • The treatment of psychopaths and borderline patients, Melitta Schmideberg
  • Pseudoneurotic forms of schizophrenia, Paul Hoch, Phillip Polatin

Part III: 1950s and 1960s

  • Borderline states, Robert Knight
  • Jacobson on the borderline, Edith Jacobson
  • The widening scope of indications for psychoanalysis, Leo Stone
  • The problem of ego identity, Erik Homburger Erikson
  • Dynamics and classification of disordered behavior, Sandor Rado
  • The psychotic character: clinical psychiatric considerations, John Frosch
  • Borderline personality organization, Otto Kernberg
  • The grinker study, Roy Grinker Sr., B. Werble, R.C. Drye
  • The types and prevalence of mental illness in the biological and adoptive families of adopted schizophrenics, Seymour S. Kety [and others]
  • The basic fault, Michael Balint

Part IV: 1970s and 1980s

  • A study of the separation-individuation process, Margaret S. Mahler
  • Defining borderline patients: an overview, John G. Gunderson, Margaret T. Singer
  • The borderline syndrome: evolution of the term, genetic aspects, and prognosis, Michael H. Stone
  • The countertransference with the borderline patient, Harold F. Searles
  • Crossing the border into borderline personality and borderline schizophrenia: the development of criteria, Robert L. Spitzer, Jean Endicott, Miriam Gibbon
  • Borderline: an adjective in search of a noun, Hagop S. Akiskal [and others]


Buckley, P. (1988). Essential papers on psychosis. New York: New York University Press.

ISBN(s): 0814710964, 9780814710968, 0814710972, 9780814710975


Part I: The Phenomenology of Psychosis

  • Essay on psychoanalytic theory: two theories of schizophrenia, Nathaniel J. London
  • On the origin of the "influencing machine" in schizophrenia, Victor Tausk
  • Narcissism and defensive processes in schizophrenic states, Thomas Freeman
  • Sources of anxiety in paranoid schizophrenia, Harold F. Searles
  • Masochism in paranoia, Robert C. Bak
  • On psychotic identifications, Edith Jacobson

Part II: Psychotherapeutic Encounters with Psychosis

  • On the treatment of psychotic states by psychoanalysis: an historical approach, Herbert Rosenfeld
  • Transference psychosis in the psychotherapy of chronic schizophrenia, Harold F. Searles
  • Introjection, reprojection, and hallucination in the interaction between schizophrenic patient and therapist, Norman Cameron
  • Phases of patient-therapist interaction in the psychotherapy of chronic schizophrenia, Harold F. Searles.


Morrison, A. P. (1986). Essential papers on narcissism. New York: New York University Press.

ISBN(s): 0814753949, 9780814753941, 0814753957, 9780814753958


  • On narcissism: an introduction, Sigmund Freud
  • Pathologic forms of self-esteem regulation, Annie Reich
  • Forms and transformations of narcissism, Heinz Kohut
  • Narcissism: the term and the concept, Sydney E. Pulver
  • Narcissism, Arnold M. Cooper
  • Self relations, object relations, and pathological narcissism, Marjorie Taggart White
  • Disorders of the self and their treatment: an outline, Heinz Kohut and Ernest S. Wolf
  • Toward a functional definition of narcissism, Robert D. Stolorow
  • Factors in the psychoanalytic treatment of narcissistic personalities, Otto F. Kernberg
  • Further contributions to the treatment of narcissistic personalities, Otto F. Kernberg
  • A narcissistic defence against affects and the illusion of self-sufficiency , Arnold H. Modell
  • Theory of narcissism: an object-relations perspective, Arnold Rothstein
  • Depression and grandiosity as related forms of narcissistic disturbances, Alice Miller
  • Shame, ideal self, and narcissism, Andrew P. Morrison
  • Some narcissistic personality types, Ben Bursten
  • Narcissistic personalities and borderline conditions: a differential diagnosis, W.W. Meissner
  • Mirror and the mask: on narcissism and psychoanalytic growth, Philip M. Bromberg.


Coyne, J. C. (1986). Essential papers on depression. New York: New York University Press.


  • Ambiguity and controversy : an introduction Notes on the psycho-analytical investigation and treatment of manic-depressive insanity and allied conditions, Karl Abraham
  • Mourning and melancholia, Sigmund Freud
  • Edward Bibring's theory of depression, David Rapaport
  • An intensive study of twelve cases of manic-depressive psychosis, Mabel Blake Cohen [and others]
  • A behavioral approach to depression, Peter M. Lewinsohn
  • Learned helplessness and depression, William R. Miller, Robert A. Rosellini, Martin E.P. Seligman
  • A self-control model of depression, Lynn P. Rehm
  • Maladaptive cognitive structures in depression, Maria Kovacs and Aaron T. Beck
  • Learned helplessness in humans : critique and reformulation, Lyn Y. Abramson, Martin E.P. Seligman, and John D. Teasdale.
  • Toward an interactional description of depression, James C. Coyne
  • Psychosocial theory and research on depression: an integrative framework and review, Andrew G. Billings and Rudolf H. Moos
  • Depression : a comprehensive theory, Ernest S. Becker
  • A three-factor causal model of depression, George W. Brown
  • Risk factors for depression: what do we learn from them?, Lenore Sawyer Radloff
  • Controversies in depression, or do clinicians know something after all?, George Winokur
  • Recent genetic studies of bipolar and unipolar depression, David L. Dunner
  • A summary of biomedical aspects of mood disorders, Ross J. Baldessarini.


Hanly, M. A. F. (1995). Essential papers on masochism. New York: New York University Press.


  • Introduction, Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly
  • Le Masochisme, Introduction_, Sacha Nacht
  • A Contribution to the Psychoanalytic Theory of Masochism, Rudolph M. Loewenstein
  • The Masochistic Contract, Victor N. Smirnoff
  • Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (An Excerpt), Sigmund Freud
  • Instincts and Their Vicissitudes (An Excerpt), Sigmund Freud
  • Aggressiveness and Sadomasochism, Jacques Laplanche
  • Pain, Aggression, Fantasy, and Concepts of Sadomasochism, William I. Grossman
  • "A Child Is Being Beaten": A Contribution to the Study of the Origin of Sexual Perversions, Sigmund Freud
  • Masochism in Paranoia, Robert C. Bak
  • Psychodynamic Theory of Masochism, Bela Grunberger
  • More about Rats and Rat People, Leonard Shengold
  • The Essence of Masochism, Kerry Kelly Novick and Jack Novick
  • The Economic Problem of Masochism, Sigmund Freud
  • Beating Fantasies and Daydreams, Anna Freud.
  • The Clinical Aspect of the Need for Punishment, Otto Fenichel
  • The Characteristics of Masochism (An Excerpt), Theodor Reik
  • The Role of Object Relations in Moral Masochism, Bernhard Berliner
  • The Masochistic Character: Genesis and Treatment, Charles Brenner
  • The Excitement of Sadomasochism, Stanley J. Coen
  • The Significance of Masochism in the Mental Life of Women, Helene Deutsch
  • A Contribution to the Psychoanalysis of Extreme Submissiveness in Women, Annie Reich
  • Some Biopsychical Aspects of Sado-Masochism, Marie Bonaparte
  • Auto-Sadism, Eating Disorders, and Femininity: Reflections Based on Case Studies of Adult Women Who Experienced Eating Disorders as Adolescents, Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel
  • A Contribution to the Analysis of the Negative Therapeutic Reaction, Joan Riviere
  • The Negative Therapeutic Reaction, Stanley L. Olinick
  • Addiction to Near-Death, Betty Joseph.


Esman, A. H. (1990). Essential papers on transference. New York, N.Y: New York Univ. Press.


  • Introjection and Transference, Sandor Ferenczi
  • The Dynamics of Transference, Sigmund Freud
  • Observations on Transference-Love, Sigmund Freud
  • The Nature of the Therapeutic Action of Psycho-Analysis, James Strachey
  • The Dynamics of the Dissolution of the Transference Resistance, Richard Sterba
  • The Transference, August Aichhorn
  • Transference, Anna Freud
  • A Contribution to the Subject of Transference-Resistance, Grete Bibring-Lehner
  • The Role of Transference: Practical Considerations in Relation to Psychoanalytic Therapy, Phyllis Greenacre
  • Current Concepts of Transference, Elizabeth R. Zetzel
  • The Working Alliance and the Transference Neurosis, Ralph R. Greenson
  • Working Alliance, Therapeutic Alliance, and Transference, Charles Brenner
  • The Development of the Transference, Ida Macalpine
  • Transference and Reality, Herman Nunberg
  • The Origins of Transference, Melanie Klein
  • Transference, D. W. Winnicott
  • The Transference Phenomenon in Psychoanalytic Therapy, Janet MacKenzie Rioch
  • Transference Problems in Schizophrenics, J Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
  • The Psychoanalytic Situation and Transference, Leo Stone
  • Notes on Transference: Universal Phenomenon and Hardest Part of Analysis, Brian Bird
  • The Analysis of the Transference, Merton M. Gill
  • The Unobjectionable Part of the Transference, Martin H. Stein
  • The Interpretation of Transference and the Conditions for Loving, Roy Schafer
  • The Transference Neurosis: Comments on the Concept and the Phenomenon, Hans W. Loewald
  • Transference Interpretations Only?, Nathan Leites
  • The Psychoanalytic Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorders: Outline of a Systematic Approach, Heinz Kohut
  • Presence of the Analyst, Jacques Lacan
  • An Ego Psychology-Object Relations Theory Approach to the Transference, Otto F. Kernberg
  • Changes in Psychoanalytic Ideas: Transference Interpretation, Arnold M. Cooper


Wolstein, B. (1988). Essential papers on countertransference. New York, N.Y: New York University Press. ISBN(s): 0814792219 9780814792216 0814792200 9780814792209


  • The future prospects of psychoanalytic therapy, Sigmund Freud
  • The development of psychoanalysis: a historical critical retrospect, Sandor Ferenczi and Otto Rank
  • The transference phenomenon in psychoanalytic therapy, Janet MacKenzie Rioch
  • The surprised psychoanalyst, Theodor Reik
  • Countertransference and anxiety, Mabel Blake Cohen
  • Human reactions of analysts to patients, Ralph M. Crowley
  • Transference and countertransference: a historical survey, Douglass W. Orr
  • Exploring the therapeutic use of countertransference data, Edward S. Tauber
  • The role of the analyst's personality in therapy, Clara Thompson
  • Countertransference, Lucia E. Tower
  • The meanings and uses of countertransference, Heinrich Racker
  • The schizophrenic's vulnerability to the therapist's unconscious processes, Harold F. Searles
  • Observations of countertransference, Benjamin Wolstein
  • Counter-transference, D.W. Winnicott
  • The transference-countertransference complex, Leo Stone
  • Countertransference: the therapist's contribution to treatment, Lawrence Epstein and Arthur H. Feiner
  • The interpersonal paradigm and the degree of the therapist's involvement, Merton M. Gill
  • The pluralism of perspectives on countertransference, Benjamin Wolstein


Yalisove, D. L. (1997). Essential papers on addiction. New York: New York University Press.


Part I: Historical papers (1929-1937)

  • From Civilization and Its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
  • On the Aetiology of Drug-Addiction, Edward Glover
  • The Psychoanalysis of Pharmacothymia, Sandor Rado
  • From Psychoanalytic Treatment in a Sanatorium, Ernst Simmel
  • The Psychodynamics of Chronic Alcoholism, R. P. Knight

Part II: Psychoanalytic theories of addiction

  • Psychoanalytic Considerations of the Etiology of Compulsive Drug Use, Leon Wurmser
  • Self Representation and the Capacity for Self Care, Henry Krystal
  • Addiction and Ego Function, Norman E. Zinberg
  • A General Theory of Addictions: A New Theoretical Model, Durand F. Jacobs
  • The Psychodynamics of Pathological Gambling: A Review of the Literature, Richard J. Rosenthal

Part III: Case studies

  • The Psychoanalysis of a Drug Addict, Reuben Fine
  • The Mirror Transference in the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Alcoholism: A Case Report, James Gustafson

Part IV: Transference and countertransference

  • A Transference Phenomenon in Alcoholics: Its Therapeutic Implications, Claude L. Brown
  • The Personality of the Alcoholic as an Impediment to Psychotherapy, Melvin L. Selzer
  • Transference Phenomena in the Treatment of Addictive Illness: Love and Hate in Methadone Maintenance, Virginia Davidson
  • Countertransferential and Attitudinal Considerations in the Treatment of Drug Abuse and Addiction, John Imhof Robert Hirsch, and Rickard E. Terenzi

Part V: Modifications in psychoanalytic technique

  • Practical and Theoretical Considerations in the Psychotherapy of Alcoholism, Morris E. Chafetz
  • Rationale for the Technique of Psychotherapy with Alcoholics, Austin Silber

Part VI: The disease concept and psychoanalysis

  • The Traditional Model of Alcoholism, E. M. Pattison, M. B. Sobell, and L. C. Sobell
  • Psychoanalysis and Substance Abuse: Toward a More Effective Approach, Bernard Brickman

Part VII: Psychiatric illness and addiction

  • Recovery Oriented Psychotherapy, Joan Ellen Zweben
  • “Psychiatric Severity” as a Predictor of Outcome from Substance Abuse Treatments, A. Thomas McLellan
  • The Self-Medication Hypothesis of Addictive Disorders: Focus on Heroin and Cocaine Dependence, Edward J. Khantzian
  • Substance Abuse as an Attempt at Self-Medication, Roger D. Weiss and Steven M. Mirin
  • Parallels and Paradigms, H. J. Richards

Psychology of women

Zanardi, C. (1990). Essential papers on the psychology of women. New York: New York University Press.

worldcat, google books, nyupress.org

Part I: Psychoanalytic views on female sexuality

In Europe:

  • The preoedipal phase of the libido development, Ruth Mack Brunswick
  • The Oedipus complex in the light of early anxieties, Melanie Klein
  • Feminine guilt and the Oedipus complex, Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel
  • Creativity and its origins, D.W. Winnicott
  • Feminine sexuality in psychoanalytic doctrine, Moustafa Safouan
  • The dead father: on early psychic trauma and its relation to disturbance in sexual identity and in creative activity, Joyce McDougall

In the United States:

  • Ways of female superego formation and the female castration conflict, Edith Jacobson
  • A contribution to the psychoanalysis of extreme submissiveness in women, Anne Reich Cultural pressures in the psychology of women, Clara Thompson
  • Masochism : a defense reaction of the ego, Esther Menaker
  • Outside and inside, male and female, Judith Kestenberg
  • The sense of femaleness, Robert J. Stoller
  • Penis envy : from childhood wish to developmental metaphor, William I. Grossman and Walter A. Stewart
  • The influence of values in psychoanalysis : the case of female psychology, Ethel S. Person

Part II: Feminism and Psychoanalysis

In Europe:

  • Psychoanalysis and women, Juliet Mitchell
  • This sex which is not one, Luce Irigaray
  • Inquiry into femininity, Michele Montrelay
  • Women's time, Julia Kristeva

In the United States:

  • "Sometimes you wonder if they're human", Dorothy Dinnerstein
  • Gender, relation, and difference in psychoanalytic perspective, Nancy Julia Chodorow
  • The development of women's sense of self, Jean Baker Miller
  • The alienation of desire : women's masochism and ideal love, Jessica Benjamin
  • Remapping the moral domain : new images of the self in relationship, Carol Gilligan

Psychology of Aging

Lawton, M. P., & Salthouse, T. A. (1998). Essential papers on the psychology of aging. New York: New York University Press.


  • Introduction, M. Powell Lawton and Timothy A. Salthouse

Part I: Theory

  • Introduction, Timothy A. Salthouse and M. Powell Lawton
  • Toward and Experimental Psychology of Aging, James E. Birren
  • A General Model for the Study of Developmental Problems, K. Warner Schaie
  • Enngagement and Disengagement: Toward a Theory of Adult Development, William E. Henry
  • Disengagement and Patterns of Aging, Robert J. Havighurst, Bernice L. Neugarten, and Sheldon S. Tobin
  • Theoretical Propositions of Life-Span Developmental Psychology: On the Dynamics between Growth and Decline, Paul B. Baltes

Part II: Basic psychological processes

  • Introduction, Timothy A. Salthouse
  • The Applicability of Mental Tests to Persons over Fifty Years of Age, Josephine Curtis Foster and Grace A. Taylor
  • The Growth and Decline of Intelligence: A Study of a Homogeneous Group between the Ages of Ten and Sixty, Harold Ellis Jones and Herbert S. Conrad
  • Measures of Certain Human Abilities throughout the Life Span, Walter R. Miles
  • Influence of Speed and Age on Intelligence Scores of Adults, Catharine Cox Miles
  • Age and Mental Ability in Superior Men, Keith Sward
  • The Creative Production Rates of Present versus Past Generations of Scientists, Harvey C. Lehman
  • Age Differences in Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence, John L. Horn and Raymond B. Cattell
  • The Seattle Longitudinal Studies of Adult Intelligence, K. Warner Schaie
  • Memory Storage and Aging, David Schonfield and Betty-Anne Robertson
  • Age Differences in Recall and Recognition, Fergus M. Craik and Joan M. McDowd
  • Lifetime Maintenance of High School Mathematics Content, Harry P. Bahrick and Lynda K. Hall
  • Concept Problem Solving in Young and Old Adults, David Arenberg
  • Signal, Noise, Performance, and Age, Alan T. Welford
  • Aging and Skilled Problem Solving, Neil Chaniess

Effects of Age and Skill in Typing, Timothy A. Salthouse

Part III: Social Psychology and Personality

  • Introduction, M. Powell Lawton
  • Aging among the Highland Maya: A Comparative Study, David Gutmann
  • Interaction and Adaptation: Intimacy As a Critical Variable, Marjorie Fiske Lowenthal and Clayton Haven
  • Influence of Extroversion and Neuroticism on Subjective Well-Being: Happy and Unhappy People, Paul T. Costa Jr. and Robert R. McCrae
  • Speaking about Feelings: Conceptions of Emotion across the Life Span, Gisela Labouvie-Vief Marlene De Woe, and Diana Bulka
  • Choosing Social Partners: How Old Age and Anticipated Endings Make People More Selective, Barbara L. Fredrickson and Laura L. Carstensen -Attitudes toward Old People in an Older Sample, Nathan Kogan
  • Effects of Control and Predictability on the Physical and Psychological Well-Being of the Institutionalized Aged, Richard Schulz
  • Locus of Control in Aging Research: A Case for Multidimensional and Domain-Specific Assessment, Margie E. Lcichman
  • Status and Functioning of Future Cohorts of African-American Elderly: Conclusions and Speculations, James S. Jackson, Linda M. Chatters, and Robert Joseph Taylor

Part IV: Clinical and applied issues

  • Introduction, Powell Lawton
  • The Measurement of Life Satisfaction, Bernice L. Neugarten, Robert J. Havighurst, and Sheldon S. Tobin
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Prediction of Adjustment to a New Environment, Frances M. Carp
  • The Ecology of Social Relationships in Housing for the Elderly, M. Powell Lawton and Bonnie Simon
  • Memory Complaint and Impairment in the Aged: The Effect of Depression and Altered Brain Function, Robert L. Kahn, Steven H. Zarit, Nancy M. Hilbert, and George Niederehe
  • Can Decline in Adult Intellectual Functioning Be Reversed?, K. Warner Schaie and Sherry L. Willis
  • Chronic Stress and Immunity in Family Caregivers of Alzheimer's Disease Victims, Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser, Ronald Glaser, Edwin C. Shuttleworth, Carol S. Dyer, Paula Ogrocki, and Carl E. Speicher
  • The Effects of Late-Life Spousal Bereavement over a Thirty-Month Interval, Larry W. Thompson, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, Andrew Futterman, Michael J. Gilewski, and James Peterson 37. Psychological Effects of
  • Institutionalization, Morton A. Lieberman, Valencia N. Prock, and Sheldon S. Tobin
  • On the Social Ecology of Dependence and Independence in Elderly Nursing Home Residents: A Replication and Extension, Margret M. Baltes, Sara Honn, Elisabeth M. Barton, MaryJo Orzech, and Dan Logo
  • The Mental Life of Dying Geriatric Patients, Robert Kastenbaum

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Stein, D. J. (1997). Essential papers on obsessive compulsive disorder: [Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, Karl Abraham ...]. New York [u.a.: New York Univ. Press.


  • Preface, Dan J. Stein
  • Introduction: The History of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder from the Early Period to the Turn of the Twentieth Century, Michael H. Stone

Part I: Classical psychoanalysis

  • The Defence Neuro-Psychoses, Sigmund Freud
  • Theoretical (from “Notes upon a Case of Obsessional Neurosis”), Sigmund Freud
  • Hate and Anal Erotism in the Obsessional Neurosis, Ernest Jones
  • Contributions to the Theory of the Anal Character, Karl Abraham
  • Inhibitions, Symptoms, and Anxiety, Sigmund Freud
  • Obsessional Neurosis: A Summary of Psycho-Analytic Views as Presented at the Congress, Anna Freud
  • Psychoanalytically Oriented Short-Term Dynamic or Anxiety-Provoking Psychotherapy for Mild Obsessional Neuroses, Peter E. Sifneos
  • Therapy of the Obsessive Personality, Leonard Salzman

Part II: Psychological research

  • The ‘Obsessional’: On the Psychological Classification of Obsessional Character Traits and Symptoms, Joseph Sandler and Anandi Hazari
  • Obsessive Compulsive Neurosis in Children, Lewis L. Judd
  • An Experimental Contribution to the Psychology of Obsessive-Compulsive Neurosis, Heinz Hartmann
  • The Treatment of Chronic Obsessive-Compulsive Neurosis, Stanley Rachman, Ray Hodgson, and Isaac M. Marks
  • Obsessional-Compulsive Problems: A Cognitive-Behavioural Analysis, Paul M. Salkovskis

Part III: Neuropsychiatric approaches

  • The Organic Background of Obsessions and Compulsions, Paul Schilder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Is It Basal Ganglia Dysfunction?, Steven P Wise and Judith L. Rapoport
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Psychobiological Approaches to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pathophysiology, Joseph Zohar and Thomas R. Insel
  • Pharmacologic Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Michael A. Jenike
  • Caudate Glucose Metabolic Rate Changes with Both Drug and Behavior Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Lewis R. Baxter.; Jr., Jeffrey M. Schwartz, Kenneth S. Bergman, Martin P Szuba, Barry H. Guze, John C. Mazziotta, Adina Alazraki, Carl E. Selin, Huan-Kwang Ferng, Paul Munford, and Michael E. Phelps
  • Childhood-Onset Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Susan E. Swedo, Henrietta L. Leonard, and Judith L. Rapoport
  • The Spectrum of Obsessive-Compulsive-Related Disorders, Dan J. Stein and Eric Hollander
  • Epilogue, Dan J. Stein and Michael H. Stone


Lansky, M. R. (1992). Essential papers on dreams. New York: New York University Press.


I. Psychoanalytic classics

  • The Legacy of The Interpretation of Dreams, Melvin R. Lansky 3
  • Revision of the Theory of Dreams, Sigmund Freud
  • Dream Psychology and the Analytic Situation, Bertram D. Lewin

II. Current psychoanalytic views

A. General

  • The Exceptional Position of the Dream in Psychoanalytic Practice, Ralph R. Greenson

B. Manifest Content

  • Ego Feeling in Dreams, Paul Federn
  • The Dream Specimen of Psychoanalysis, Erik Homburger Erikson

C. Synthesis and Adaptation

  • Formation and Evaluation of Hypotheses in Dream Interpretation, Erika Fromm and Thomas M. French
  • Dreams in Clinical Psychoanalytic Practice, Charles Brenner
  • Dreams and Their Various Purposes, Joseph Weiss

D. Object, Self, Affect

  • The Function of Dreams, Hanna Segal
  • The Psychological Function of Dreams: A Revised Psychoanalytic Perspective, James L. Fosshage
  • Dreams and the Subjective World, Robert D. Stolorow and George E. Atwood

III. Special topics

A. Trauma and Pathology

  • Emergence of Hidden Ego Tendencies during Dream Analysis, N. Lionel Blitzsten, Ruth S. Eissler, and K. R. Eissler
  • Depersonalization and the Dream, Harold L. Levitan

B. Nightmares

  • Nightmares and the Combat Neuroses, Theodore Lidz
  • Toward a Theory of Nightmares, John Mack
  • Nightmares and Boundaries in the Mind, Ernest Hartmann
  • The Screening Function of Post-Traumatic Nightmares, Melvin R. Lansky

C. Dreams and Current Research

  • Experimental and Clinical Approaches to the Mind-Body Problem through Recent Research in Sleep and Dreaming, Charles Fisher
  • The Brain as a Dream Machine: An Activation-Synthesis Hypothesis of Dreaming, J. Allan Hobson 452

IV. Vistas

  • Emerging Perspectives on the Dream as an Investigative Tool, Melvin R. Lansky


  • Appendix 1. List of Writings by Freud Dealing Predominantly or Largely with Dreams
  • Appendix 2. Psychoanalytic or Psychoanalytically Informed Books on Dreams

Short-term dynamic therapy

Groves, J. E. (1996). Essential papers on short-term dynamic therapy. New York: New York University Press.


  • Introduction: Four “Essences” of Short-Term Therapy: Brevity, Focus, Activity, Selectivity, James E. Groves

Part I: Brevity: Rigidity and length of time frame

  • The Principle of Flexibility, Franz Alexander
  • Theory and Practice of Brief Therapy, Simon H. Budman and Alan S. Gurman
  • Time-Limited Psychotherapy, James Mann

Part II: Treatment focus: the patient in the outside world

  • Stress Response Syndromes: Character Style and Dynamic Psychotherapy, Mardi J. Horowitz
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression, Gerald L. Klerman, Myrna M. Weissman, Bruce Rounsaville, and Eve S. Chevron
  • Transactional Analysis, Eric Berne, Claude M. Steiner, and John M. Dusay
  • The Dynamic Focus, Thomas E. Schacht, Jeffrey L. Binder, and Hans H. Strupp
  • Fixed Role Therapy, George A. Kelly
  • Brief Cognitive Therapies, Aaron T. Beck and Ruth L. Greenberg

Part III: Therapist activity: Focusing on (or away from) the unconscious

  • Transference Interpretations in Focal Therapy, Allen Frances and Samuel Perry
  • Psychoanalysis, “Focal Psychotherapy,” and the Nature of the Therapeutic Influence, Hans H. Strupp
  • Explorations in the Uses of Language in Psychotherapy, Leston L. Havens
  • Unlocking the Unconscious, Habib D. Davanloo
  • The Interactional Dimension of Countertransference, Robert Langs
  • The Case of “Mrs. X”, D. W. Winnicott

Part IV: Patient selection: In Sickness and in health

  • The Frontier of Brief Psychotherapy, David H. Malan
  • Two Different Kinds of Psychotherapy of Short Duration, Peter E. Sifneos
  • Short-Term Psychotherapy and Emotional Crisis, Peter E. Sifneos
  • Why Short-Term Psychotherapy for Borderlines?, Miguel A. Leibovich

Part V: Brevity revisited: when less means more

  • No Treatment As the Prescription of Choice, Allen Frances and John F. Clarkin
  • Psychodynamic Changes in Untreated Neurotic Patients: Apparently Genuine Improvements, David H. Malan, E. Sheldon Heath, Howard A. Bacal, and Frederick H. G. Balfour
  • Katharina, Sigmund Freud
  • Basis for Self in Body, D. W. Winnieott


Goldblatt, M. J., & Maltsberger, J. T. (1996). Essential papers on suicide. New York: New York University Press.


  • Forward, Edwin S. Shneidman
  • Introduction, John T. Maltsberger and Mark J. Goklhlatt
  • “On ‘Dying Together’ ” and “An Unusual Case of ‘Dying Together'”, Ernest Jones
  • Psychoanalytic Aspects of Suicide, Karl A. Menninger
  • Differential Diagnostic Types of Suicide, Gregory Zilboorg
  • Considerations on Suicide, with Particular Reference to That of the Young, Gregory Zilboorg
  • Some Aspects of Suicide, Gregory Zilboorg
  • On the “Longing to Die”, Kate Friedlander
  • Suicide as Wish Fulfillment, Ives Hendrick
  • Dream and Suicide, Emil A. Gutheil
  • The Fantasy of Being Rescued in Suicide, Viggo W. Jensen and Thomas A. Petty
  • Some Clinical Considerations in the Prevention of Suicide Based on a Study of One Hundred and Thirty-Four Successful Suicides, Eli Robins, George E. Murphy, Robert H. Wilkinson, Seymour Gassner, and Jack Kayes
  • The Anatomy of a Suicide, Lesion L. Havens
  • Suicidal Impulse in Depression and Paranoia, Thomas E. Allen
  • The Suicidal Adolescent—The Expendable Child, Joseph C. Sabbath
  • Sigmund Freud on Suicide, Robert E. Litman
  • A Clinical Study of the Role of Hostility and Death Wishes by the Family and Society in Suicidal Attempts, Joseph Richman and Milton Rosenbaum
  • Bondage and Suicide, Robert E. Litman and Charles Swearingen
  • Attempted Suicide and Self-Mutilation in Adolescence: Some Observations from a Psychoanalytic Research Project, Maurice Friedman, Mervin Glasser, Egle Laufer, Moses Laufei; and Myer Wohl
  • Countertransference Hate in the Treatment of Suicidal Patients, John T. Maltsberger and Dan H. Buie, Jr.
  • The Influence of Suggestion on Suicide: Substantive and Theoretical Implications of the Werther Effect, David P. Phillips
  • Treatment of the Suicidal Character, Donald A. Schwartz, Don E. Flinn, and Paul F. Slawson
  • Hopelessness and Suicidal Behavior, Aaron T. Beck, Maria Kovacs, and Arlene Weissman
  • 5-HIAA in the Cerebrospinal Fluid: A Biochemical Suicide Predictor?, Marie Asberg, Lil Träskman, and Peter Thoren
  • Aloneness and Borderline Psychopathology: The Possible Relevance of Child Development Issues, Gerald Adler and Dan H. Bide, Jr.
  • Suicide, and the Hidden Executioner, Stuart S. Asch
  • The Devices of Suicide: Revenge, Riddance, and Rebirth, John T. Maltsberger and Dan H. Buie, Jr.
  • Psychotherapy with Suicidal Patients, Edwin S. Shneidman
  • Psychotherapy and Suicide, Herbert Hendin
  • Suicide in Chronic Schizophrenia, Alec Roy
  • The Abandoned Therapist, Dan H. Buie, Jr.
  • Psychotherapeutic Considerations in the Management of the Suicidal Patient, John Birtchnell
  • Prediction of Suicide in Psychiatric Patients: Report of a Prospective Study, Alex D. Pokorny
  • Some Difficulties in Assessing Depression and Suicide in Childhood, Erna Furman
  • Attempted Suicide in Adolescence: The Suicide Sequence, Jack Novick
  • Family History of Suicide, Alec Roy
  • Suicidal Behavior in Child Psychiatric Inpatients and Outpatients and in Nonpatients, Cynthia R. Pfeffer, Robert Plutchik, Mark S. Mizruchi, and Robert Lipkins
  • Suicide Danger: Clinical Estimation and Decision, John T. Maltsberger
  • Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts in Panic Disorder and Attacks, Myrna M. Weissman, Gerald L. Klerman, Jeffrey S. Markowitz, and Robert Ouellette
  • Time-Related Predictors of Suicide in Major Affective Disorder, Jan Fawcett, William A. Scheftner, Louis Fogg, David C. Clark, Michael A. Young, Don Hedeker, and Robert Gibbons
  • Psychodynamics of Suicide, with Particular Reference to the Young, Herbert Hendin
  • Suicide as Psychache, Edwin S. Shneidman

Object loss (grief)

Frankiel, R. V. (1994). Essential papers on object loss. New York: New York Univ. Press.


  • Introduction, Rita V. Frankiel

Part I: Grief observed

  • Is Grief a Disease?, George L. Engel
  • Symptomatology and Management of Acute Grief, Erich Lindemann

Part II: Theoretical foundations

  • Mourning and Melancholia, Sigmund Freud
  • The Ego and the Id: Part III (Abridged): The Ego and the Super-Ego (Ego Ideal), Sigmund Freud
  • Inhibitions, Symptoms, and Anxiety: Addendum C: Anxiety, Pain, and Mourning, Sigmund Freud
  • Fetishism, Sigmund Freud
  • Letter to Ludwig Binswanger, Sigmund Freud
  • A Short Study of the Development of the Libido, Viewed in the Light of Mental Disorders (Abridged), Karl Abraham
  • Mourning and Its Relation to Manic-Depressive States, Melanie Klein
  • Internalization, Separation, Mourning, and the Superego, Hans W. Loewald
  • Mourning and Adaptation, George H. Pollock

Part III: Characteristics of pathological mourning

  • Pathological Mourning and Childhood Mourning, John Bowlby
  • Absence of Grief, Helene Deutsch
  • The Return of the Lost Parent, Edith Jacobson
  • Some Narcissistic Consequences of Object Loss: A Developmental View, Robert L. Tyson

Part IV: Technical issues in the treatment of complicated mourning in adults

  • Activation of Mourning and Growth by Psycho-Analysis, Joan Fleming and Sol Altschul
  • The Treatment of Established Pathological Mourners, Vamik D. Volkan and Daniel Josephthal

Part V: Mourning in childhood

  • Do Children Mourn? A Controversy
  • How Is Mourning Possible?, Martha Wolfenstein
  • Additional Remarks on Mourning and the Young Child, Robert A. Furman
  • A Child’s Capacity for Mourning, Robert A. Furman
  • Some Effects of the Parent’s Death on the Child’s Personality Development, Erna Furman
  • On the Concept of Mourning in Childhood: Reactions of a Two-and-One-Half-Year-Old Girl to the Death of Her Father, Christina Sekaer and Sheri Katz

Part VI: Case reports illustrating aspects of mourning in children, adolescents, and adults

  • Treatment-via-the-Parent: A Case of Bereavement, Erna Furman
  • Mourning Accomplished by Way of the Transference, Marie E. McCann
  • The Treatment of Early Object Loss: The Need to Search, Paul M. Lerner

Part VII: Object loss and creativity: mourning and reparation

  • A Psycho-Analytical Approach to Aesthetics, Hanna Segal 486
  • Parental Loss and Genius, J. Marvin Eisenstadt
  • Editor’s References

Highly Recommended Readings

Note: This book doesn't include these, it's just an appendix from the book.

Grief Observed

  • Darwin, C. (1872). The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. London: John Murray, 80-81, 178-97.
  • Hofer, M. A. (1984). Relationships as regulators: A psychobiologic perspective on bereavement. Psychosomatic Medicine 46:183-95.
  • Osterweis, M., Solomon, F. & Green, M. (1984) [eds.] Bereavement: Reactions, Consequences, and Care. Committee for the Study of the Health Consequences of Bereavement, Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Theoretical Foundations

  • Bowlby, J. (1961). Processes of mourning. Int. J. Psycho-Anal. 42:317-40.
  • Freud, S.
    • (1914). On narcissism: An introduction. S.E. 14:73-102.
    • (1940). Splitting of the ego in the process of defense. S .E . 23:271-78.
  • Jacobson, E.
    • (1957a). Denial and repression. J. Amer. Psychoanal. A sn . 5:61-92.
    • (1957b). On normal and pathological moods: Their nature and function. Psychoanal. Study Child 12:73-113.
    • (1964). The Self and the Object World. New York: International Universities Press.
  • Klein, M. (1935). A contribution to the psychogenesis of Manic-Depressive states. Int. J. Psycho-Anal. 16:145—74.
  • Mahler, M. S.:
    • (1961). On sadness and grief in infancy and childhood: Loss and restoration of the symbiotic love object. Psychoanal. Study Child 16:119-20.
    • (1966). Notes on the development of basic moods: the depressive affect. In The Selected Papers of Margaret S. Mahler, Vol. 2 , Separation-Individuation. New York: Aronson, 1979. 59-75.
  • Schafer, R. (1968). The fates of the immortal object. In Schafer, R., Aspects of Internalization . New York: International Universities Press.

Characteristics of Pathological Mourning

  • Altschul, S. (1968). Denial and ego arrest. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assoc. 16:301-18.

  • Fleming, J.

    • (1972). Early object deprivation and transference phenomena: the working alliance. Psychoanal. Q . 41:23-49.
    • (1975). Some observations on object constancy in the psychoanalysis of adults. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn . 23:743-59.
  • Steiner, J. (1990). Pathological organizations as obstacles to mourning: The role of unbearable guilt. Int. J. Psycho-Anal. 71:87-94.

  • Volkan, V. (1972). The linking objects of pathological mourners. Arch. Gen. Psychiat. 27:215-21. Developmental Perspectives

  • Bowby, J. (1980). Loss: Sadness and Depression. New York: Basic Books.

  • Freud, A.

    • (1960). Discussion of Dr. John Bowlby’s paper. Psychoanal. Study Child, 15:53-62.
    • (1973). Infants With out Families. Reports on the Hampstead Nurseries 1939-1945. New York: International Universities Press.
  • Furman, E.

    • (1974). A Child’s Parent Dies: Studies in Childhood Bereavement. New Haven: Yale University Press.
    • (1986). On trauma: When is the death of a parent traumatic? Psychoanal. Study Child. 41:191-208.
    • & Furman, R. (1989). Some effects of the one-parent family on personality development. In Dietrich, D. R., and Shabad, P. C. (eds.) The Problem of Loss and Mourning. Madison, Conn.: International Universities Press. 129-57.
  • Furman, R. (1964). Death and the young child: Some preliminary considerations. Psychoanal. Study Child 19:321-33.

  • Jacobson, E. (1946). The effect of disappointment on ego and superego formation in normal and depressive development. Psychoanal. R ev. 33:129-47.

  • Nagera, H. (1970). Children’s reactions to the death of important objects. Psychoanal. Study Child 25:360-400.

  • Sekaer, C. (1987). Toward a definition of “childhood mourning.” Amer. J. Psychother. 41:201-19.

Case Reports

  • Furman, R. (1964). Death of a six-year-old’s mother during his analysis. Psychoanal. Study Child 19:377-97.
  • Lopez. T. & Kliman, G. (1979). Memory, reconstruction and mourning in the analysis of a 4-year-old child: Maternal bereavement in the second year of life. Psychoanal. Study Child 34:235-371.
  • Meiss, M. (1952). The oedipal problem of a fatherless child. Psychoanal. Study Child 7:216-29.
  • Newbauer, P. B. (1960). The one-parent child and oedipal development. Psychoanal. Study Child 15:286-309.
  • Rochlin, G. (1953). Loss and restitution. Psychoanal. Study Child 8:288-309.
  • Root, N. N. (1957). A neurosis in adolescence. Psychoanal. Study Child 12:320-334.
  • Shambaugh, B. (1961). A study of loss reactions in a seven-year-old. Psychoanal. Study Child 16:510-22.
  • Winnicott, D. W. (1965). A child psychiatry case illustrating delayed reaction to loss. In Drives, Affects, Behavior, Vol. 2. M. Shur (ed.) New York: International Universities Press.

Object Loss and the Life Cycle

  • Leon, I. G. (1990). When a Baby Dies: Psychotherapy for Pregnancy and Newborn Loss. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Osterweis, M., Solomon, F. & Green, M. (1984) [eds.] Bereavement: Reactions, Consequences, and Care. Committee for the Study of the Health Consequences of Bereavement, Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
  • Parkes, C. M. (1987). Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life. 2nd American edition. Madison, Conn.: International Universities Press.
  • Parkes, C. M. & Weiss, R. (1983). Recovery from Bereavement. New York: Basic Books.

Object Loss and Creativity

Pollock, G. H. (1989). The Mourning-Liberation Process. 2 vols. Madison, Conn.: International Universities Press.

Posttraumatic stress disorder

Horowitz, Mardi J. Essential papers on posttraumatic stress disorder. (1999). New York: New York University Press.


  • Introduction, Mardi J. Horowitz, M.D.

Part I

  • Signs and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Mardi J. Horowitz, Nancy Wilner, Nancy Kaltreider, and William Alvarez
  • Conflict between Current Knowledge about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Its Original Conceptual Basis, Rachel Yehuda and Alexander C. McFarlane
  • Childhood Traumas: An Outline and Overview, Lenore C. Terr
  • Complex PTSD: A Syndrome in Survivors of Prolonged and Repeated Trauma, Judith Lewis Herman
  • Introduction to Psycho-Analysis and the War Neuroses, Sigmund Freud
  • Organic and Psychosomatic Aftereffects of Concentration Camp Imprisonment, Leo Eitinger
  • Pierre Janet and Modern Views of Dissociation, Frank W. Putnam
  • Symptomatology and Management of Acute Grief, Erich Lindemann
  • Psychiatric Reactions to Disaster: The Mount St. Helens Experience, James H. Shore, Ellie L. Tatum, and William M. Vollmer
  • A Follow-Up Study of Rape Victims, Carol C. Nadelson, Malkah T. Notman, Hannah Zackson, and Janet Gornick
  • Psychophysiologic Responses to Combat Imagery of Vietnam Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder versus Other Anxiety Disorders, Roger K. Pitman, Scott P. Orr, Denis F. Forgue, Bruce Altman, Jacob B. de Jong, and Lawrence R. Herz

Part II

  • Functional Disorders, Michael R. Trimble
  • The Human Meaning of Total Disaster: The Buffalo Creek Experience, Robert Jay Lifton and Eric Olson
  • A Behavioral Formulation of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Vietnam Veterans, Terence M. Keane, Rose T. Zimering, and Juesta M. Caddell
  • Dissociation and Hypnotizability in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, David Spiegel, Thurman Hunt, and Harvey E. Dondershine
  • A Model of Mourning: Change in Schemas of Self and Other, Mardi J. Horowitz
  • Neurobiological Aspects of PTSD: Review of Clinical and Preclinical Studies, John H. Krystal, Thomas R. Kosten, Steven Southwick, John W. Mason, Bruce D. Perry, and Earl L. Giller
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Memory and the Evolving Psychobiology of Posttraumatic Stress, Bessel A. van der Kolk

Part III

  • Stress Response Syndromes: Character Style and Dynamic Psychotherapy, Mardi J. Horowitz
  • Witness to Violence: The Child Interview, Robert S. Pynoos and Spencer Eth
  • Imagery in Therapy: An Information Processing Analysis of Fear, Peter J. Lang
  • Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Rape Victims: A Comparison between Cognitive-Behavioral Procedures and Counseling, Edna B. Foa, Barbara Olasov Rothbaum, David S. Riggs, and Tamera B. Murdock
  • Efficacy of the Eye Movement Desensitization Procedure in the Treatment of Traumatic Memories, Francine Shapiro
  • Levels of Functional Impairment Following a Civilian Disaster: The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire, Bonnie L. Green, Mary C. Grace, Jacob D. Lindy, James L. Titchener, and Joanne G. Lindy
  • Pharmacotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Matthew J. Friedman
  • An Epidemiological Study of Psychic Trauma and Treatment Effectiveness for Children after a Natural Disaster, Rosemarie Galante and Dario Foa
  • Vicarious Traumatization: A Framework for Understanding the Psychological Effects of Working with Victims, I. Lisa McCann and Laurie Anne Pearlman
  • Empathic Strain and Countertransference, John P. Wilson and Jacob D. Lindy

The dynamics and treatment of alcoholism: Essential papers

Levin, J. D., & Weiss, R. H. (1994). The dynamics and treatment of alcoholism: Essential papers. Northvale, N.J: Jason Aronson.


  • The Ego Factors in Surrender in Alcoholism, Harry M. Tiebout
  • Affect Tolerance, Henry Krystal and Herbert Raskin
  • Psychodynamics in Compulsive Drug Use, Leon Wurmser
  • Alcoholism, Borderline and Narcissistic Disorders, Peter Hartocollis and Pitsa C. Hartocollis
  • Working with the Preferred Defense Structure of the Recovering Alcoholic, John Wallace
  • Some Treatment Implications of the Ego and Self Disturbances in Alcoholism, Edward J. Khantzian
  • The Dynamics and Treatment of Chronic Alcohol Addiction, Robert P. Knight
  • Alcoholism and Addiction, Ernst Simmel
  • The Addictive Drinker, Giorgio Lolli
  • Self- and Object-Representation in Alcoholism and Other Drug-Dependence: Implications for Therapy, Henry Krystal
  • The Cybernetics of "Self": A Theory of Alcoholism, Gregory Bateson
  • "The Giant Killer": Drink & the American Writer, Alfred Kazin.
  • Ch. 25. Self Deficits and Addiction, Heinz Kohut
  • Alcoholics Anonymous and Contemporary Psychodynamic Theory, Edward J. Khantzian and John E. Mack
  • Alcoholism and Regression/Fixation to Pathological Narcissism, Jerome D. Levin
  • "Craving" and Relapse to Drink, Arnold M. Ludwig and Abraham Wikler
  • Countertransference Issues in Treating the Alcoholic Patient: Institutional and Clinician Reactions, Ronna H. Weiss
  • Denial, Ambivalence, and Countertransferential Hate, Howard J. Shaffer.

Criminal / antisocial

See Criminology