The Psychoanalytic Review

The Official Journal of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis

Edited by Tony Pipolo, PhD
Private Practice, New York, NY

ISSN: 00332836
Volume 108, 2021
Issues Per Year: 4

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The Psychoanalytic Review was founded in 1913 as the first English-language journal dedicated to psychoanalysis, four years after Freud’s only visit to the U.S. Its co-founders and editors advocated for the journal a general psychodynamic and psychoanalytic perspective on behavior that was free of sectarian bias. Currently a leading forum of critical discourse in psychoanalysis, The Psychoanalytic Review is highly respected for its penetrating analyses of contemporary theory and practice. The journal devotes special issues to important themes and thinkers, and reviews current films and books that hold significance for the psychoanalytic community. Contributors have included such noted authorities as Martin Bergmann, Morris Eagle, Joseph Lichtenberg, W.W. Meissner, S. J., Adam Phillips, Leo Rangell, Thomas Szasz, and Robert Stolorow.

“Over its long history, this unique journal has consistently been a nonideological, progressive voice in clinical and applied psychoanalysis. Few other publications have welcomed articles by classical and relational authors, self psychologists and intersubjectivists, Freudians, Kleinians, Lacanians, social constructionists, integrationists, and other representatives of psychoanalytic heterogeneity—and The Psychoanalytic Review did so long before it was trendy to be embracing. Its readership has always included psychotherapists from all the mental health disciplines, as well as scholars in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences interested in psychoanalysis and culture. I have subscribed for 25 years and remain impressed with its commitment to critical inquiry, thoughtful scholarship, and humane values.”

—Nancy McWilliams, PhD, ABPP, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Editorial Board

Special Editors
Douglas Maxwell (Art), July Ann Kaplan (Education), Tony Pipolo (Film)

Editorial Board
Gary Ahlskog, Beth A. Althofer, John Augliera, Helene Bass-Wichelhaus, Matthias Beier, Diane Clemente, Paul Cooper, Robert Friedman, Gerald J. Gargiulo, Carl Jacobs, Charlotte Kahn, Judy Ann Kaplan, S. Montana Katz, Brian Kloppenberg, Jane Kupersmidt, Debra Kuppersmith, Victoria Malkin, Paul Marcus, Douglas Maxwell, Robert Mollinger, Merle Molofsky, Tamar Opler, Loveleen Posmentier, Patricia Precin, Ruth Rosenbaum, Joyce Rosenberg, Lynn Somerstein, Henrietta Statham, Thomas S. Taylor, Stefanie Teitelbaum, Michael P. Varga, Peter Zimmermann

Editors Emeriti
Alan J. Barnett, Michael Eigen, Leila Lerner, Martin Schulman, Murray Sherman


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