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Psychoanalytic PsychologyThe Psychoanalytic Psychology journal serves as a resource for original contributions that reflect and broaden the interaction between psychoanalysis and psychology.

Editorial.

This editorial introduces the current issue of Psychoanalytic Psychology. Last year the Journal celebrated its 30th year of publication with several r...

Editorial.

My journey in infant research and psychoanalysis: Microanalysis, a social microscope.

In this paper I describe my personal journey in infant research and psychoanalysis. I describe my work with Daniel Stern and Joseph Jaffe in infant re...

My journey in infant research and psychoanalysis: Microanalysis, a social microscope.

Reflective functioning, affect consciousness, and mindfulness: Are these different functions?

Concepts of mentalization, affect consciousness, and mindfulness have been increasingly emphasized as crucial in psychotherapy of diverse orientations...

Reflective functioning, affect consciousness, and mindfulness: Are these different functions?

Thinking about feelings: Affective state mentalization, attachment styles, and borderline personality disorder features among Italian nonclinical adolescents.

In order to Test Fonagy’s (Fonagy & Bateman, 2008) hypotheses on the relationships among borderline personality disorder (BPD), mentalization, and...

Thinking about feelings: Affective state mentalization, attachment styles, and borderline personality disorder features among Italian nonclinical adolescents.

A theory of mind–focused approach to anger management.

Patients with anger management problems tend to be unreflective patients who externalize blame for their problems with impulse control. This resistanc...

A theory of mind–focused approach to anger management.

Mentalizing in young offenders.

In order to prevent relapse into criminality, it is important to understand what precedes criminal behavior. Two earlier studies found deficits in men...

Mentalizing in young offenders.

The patient’s contribution to the therapeutic process: A Rogerian-psychodynamic perspective.

This article considers the importance of focusing on the patient’s experiential world in the treatment process. It also presents an evidence-based con...

The patient’s contribution to the therapeutic process: <em>A Rogerian-psychodynamic perspective</em>.

Mothers and their children after divorce: Report from a 25-year longitudinal study.

This is a qualitative 25-year, longitudinal study of mother−child relationships in a middle-class, nonlitigating, divorced California population. At t...

Mothers and their children after divorce: <em>Report from a 25-year longitudinal study</em>.

Memorial note for Judith Wallerstein (1921–2012).

It is with great sadness that we inform our readers of the death of Judith Wallerstein in June 2012. Judith was a wonderful colleague and friend. Thos...

Memorial note for Judith Wallerstein (1921–2012).

An empirical exploration of the dynamics of anorexia nervosa: Representations of self, mother, and father.

Extensive clinical reports and a few empirical investigations indicate that a disrupted relationship with mother and a distorted sense of self are cen...

An empirical exploration of the dynamics of anorexia nervosa: Representations <em>of self, mother, and father</em>.

The new cosmopolitans: Challenges and discontents.

This paper investigates some psychodynamic aspects of a new global class: New Cosmopolitans work in highly creative professions that are organized in ...

The new cosmopolitans: <em>Challenges and discontents</em>.

Psychoanalysis on the Internet: A discussion of its theoretical implications for both online and offline therapeutic technique.

Psychoanalysis over the Internet is discussed as a means of reflecting on the way we think about theory of technique generally, and on what we mean by...

Psychoanalysis on the Internet: <em>A discussion of its theoretical implications for both online and offline therapeutic technique</em>.