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– Personality Disorder: A Diagnosis of Disordered Relating by Stanley Ruszczynski
– Viewing the Absence of Sex from Couple Relationships Through the “Core Complex” Lens by Amita Sehgal
– Infidelity as Manic Defence by Shelley Nathans
– Lack of Self-Disclosure and Verbal Communication About Emotions as a Precipitant of Affairs by Shosh Carmel
– Children of Oedipus by Penelope Jools
– The “Original Couple”: Enabling Mothers and Infants to Think About What Destroys as Well as Engenders Love, When There Has Been Intimate Partner Violence by Sarah Jones and Wendy Bunston
– Mutual Madness: the erotic transference between Jung and Spielrein by Coline Covington
– Meeting the Author: An Interview with Dr Paola Mariotti by Catriona Wrottesley
Couple and Family Psychoanalysis is an international journal sponsored by Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology, which aims to promote the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective. It seeks to provide a forum for disseminating current ideas and research and for developing clinical practice. The annual subscription provides two issues a year and includes complimentary online access from Ingenta Connect to current and past issues.
Reasons to subscribe:
– An established journal, listed by PEP, that brings together the interests of all professionals who work with couples and families and draw on a psychoanalytic perspective;
– An international journal, bringing together contributions from around the world;
– An innovative journal that critically reviews and discusses developments in practice, research, and literature, as well as providing lively and topical books and arts reviews;
– A professional journal with authoritative articles from established and new authors. First-time authors are especially encouraged with advice on preparing papers for publication;
– A welcoming journal offering a forum for those seeking a closer connection with others in their field.
Molly Ludlam, Editor
Catriona Wrottesley, (Book Reviews Editor)
INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Susanna Abse (United Kingdom)
Carl Bagnini (United States)
Jenny Berg (Australia)
Barbara Bianchini (Italy)
Sally Box (United Kingdom)
Lynne Cudmore (United Kingdom)
Domenico Di Ceglie (United Kingdom)
Diana Diamond (United States)
Peter Fullerton (Australia)
Francis Grier (United Kingdom)
David Hewison (United Kingdom)
Andrea Hill (South Africa)
Stephen Isaacs (United Kingdom)
Anna Kandell (Sweden)
Bernadette Legrand (France)
Joyce Lowenstein (United States)
Brian Martindale (United Kingdom)
Shelley Nathans (United States)
Anna-Maria Nicolò (Italy)
Adrian Perkel (South Africa)
Gullvi Sandin (Sweden)
Jill Savege Scharff (United States)
David Scharff (United States)
Lea de Setton (Panama)
Yolanda de Varela (Panama)
Giulio Cesare Zavattini (Italy)
This international journal is sponsored by The Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology.
Couple and Family Psychoanalysis aims to promote the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective. It seeks to provide a forum for disseminating current ideas and research and for developing clinical practice.
We welcome contributions, whether full papers, shorter review articles or letters on subjects relevant to the Journal. Such subjects may include clinical case studies, theoretical perspectives, literature reviews, historical contributions, qualitative research, clinical training and supervisory practice, policy, and service developments.
Procedure for submissions: Manuscripts should be typewritten, using double spacing. Submissions should be made using Microsoft Word 97–2003, and identified with the title of the file. All contributions should be addressed to the Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions of full papers should be normally no more than 6,000–8,000 words in length. They should comprise two files, to assist in the editorial review process. One should include the paper, together with its title, a list of keywords, a list of references, and an abstract. The other should include a cover page for the paper with its title, the author’s name and contact details, and a brief biographical summary of up to 150 words.
Language: Contributions should be written in British English throughout.
Abstracts: All papers must be accompanied by an abstract of up to 200 words in length. Footnotes and endnotes will be accepted only under exceptional circumstances.
References should be compiled using the publisher’s house style. Full details can be found here.
Author Declaration: Authors are asked to complete and send with their manuscript an Author’s Declaration confirming confidentiality, originality, and copyright. A copy of this Declaration can be downloaded here.
Confidentiality and consent: Contributors are expected to use all possible means of assuring the confidentiality of those about whom they write, such as by disguising significant aspects of the case material. Alternatively authors should acquire their subjects’ consent. In general terms contributors are required to follow the procedure adopted in their own countries which govern the conduct of their work with human or animal subjects. If requiring further advice, authors are invited to discuss these matters with a member of the Journal’s International Advisory Board in their country.
Originality: Papers submitted for publication should not have been published elsewhere or be currently submitted to other publications.
Peer Review: All papers will be subject to peer review. In order to preserve anonymity in this process, authors should supply the Editor with two separate documents, as detailed above.
Copy Dates: Whilst the Editor will welcome contributions at any time, authors should note that final copy dates for forthcoming issues will normally be on 1st February and 1st August of each year.
Editorial Procedure: Contributors will receive an acknowledgement of the receipt of their submissions. Following the process of peer review the Editor will decide either (i) to accept or reject, or (ii) to accept, subject to modifications. The Editor’s decision will be final.
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