THIRTY YEARS LATER, STILL CURED of PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA: The COMPLETE STORY

I was on a radio  show two years ago, talking about “TREATING the ‘UNTREATABLE, Healing in the Realms of Madness”. Before the  show began, the staff gave me an email. They had apparently read the content of the email, for they presented it to me in a hushed and nearly reverential way. It was a…

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Seminar on Intrattabili at Centro di Psicoanalisi in , Rome

On Saturday, October 5th, San Francisco psychiatrist Ira Steinman, MD , author of the Karnac book TREATING the ‘UNTREATABLE’: Healing in the Realms of Madness , gave a spirited seminar on the curative intensive psychotherapy of people with a diagnosis of psychosis at the Centro di Psicoanalisi in , Rome. The seminar was called Intrattabili…

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Book Forum Book Review | October 01, 2013 Psychotherapy in an Age of Narcissism: Modernity, Science, and Society

Book Forum Book Review | October 01, 2013 Psychotherapy in an Age of Narcissism: Modernity, Science, and Society by Joel Paris , M.D. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, 184 pp., $80.00. Reviewed by Ira Steinman, M.D. Am J Psychiatry 2013;170:1216-1217. Joel Paris has written an erudite, intelligent, thoroughly researched work on the benefits of brief…

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The current state of the psychodynamic treatment of psychosis

Introductory remarks from a Seminar “Intrattabili” at I Seminari del Centro Psicoanalisi Romano, in Rome on October 5th, 2013 “There is nothing new under the sun” Ecclesiastes When my good friend and colleague, Riccardo, asked me to write a chapter in his book on the subject of whether or not there is anything different in…

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Book Review on the Benefits of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy in the Severely Disturbed Patient in the American Journal of Psychiatry

The American Journal of Psychiatry, VOL. 169, No. 1 Book Forum   |   January 01, 2012 Treatment Resistance and Patient Authority: The Austen Riggs Reader Ira Steinman, M.D. San Francisco, Calif. Am J Psychiatry 2012;169:100-101. 10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.11071004 View Article Information   Copyright © American Psychiatric Association Article References This is a wonderful book about the healing benefits…

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