Psychosomatics and Eating Disorders

The Psychoanalytic Approach

The Newsletter of the Psychosomatic Discussion Group

of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

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Book Reviews and Article Abstracts

Book Reviews


Psychocutaneous Disease by Caroline S. Koblenzer, M.D. New York: Grune & Stratton, 1987 Reviewed by John L. Frank, M.D.

Lost for Words: Psychoanalysis for Anorexia and Bulimia by Em Farrell. Process Press, 26 Freegrove Road, London. 1996 Reviewed by Melvin Singer, M.D.




The Role of Distractions in the Maintenance of Dissociative Mental States Goldberg, P. (1987) Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 68: 511 Abstracted by Harvey Schwartz, M.D.

A Further Contribution to the Psychoanalytic Study of Migraine and Psychogenic Headaches. Sperling, M. (1964) Int. 1. Psycho-Anal. 45:549 Abstracted by Kenneth D. Cohen, M.D.

Transference Neurosis in Patients with Psychosomatic Disorder. Sperling, M. (1967) Psychoanal. Q. 36:342 Abstracted by Kenneth D. Cohen, M.D.

The Anorexic Stance. Jeammet, P. (1981). J. of Adolescence, 4: 113-129. Abstracted by Kenneth D. Cohen, M.D.

An Equivalent of Depression, Anorexia. Gero, G. M.D. (1951). In: Affective Disorders, ed. P. Greenacre, New York, N.Y.; Int. Univ. Press, (1953), pp. 117-140. Abstracted by Kenneth D. Cohen, M.D.


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