The Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis

Volume 43, Number 1, Spring 2015

Editor: Richard Friedman
Deputy Editors: Cesar Alfonso and Jennifer Downey


Masochism and Pathological Gambling – pp. 1
Richard J. Rosenthal

Discussion of Masochism and Pathological Gambling:
  A Review of Masochism - pp. 5
Myron L. Glucksman

Motivation, Masochism, and Slot Machine Gambling – pp. 47
David V. Forrest

Homicide-Suicide and Duty to Warn – pp. 67
Ann W. Burgess, L. Kathleen Sekula, and Carrie M. Carretta

Psychodynamic Systems of Residential Treatment:
  Another View from Riggs – pp. 91
Spencer Biel and Eric M. Plakun

Psychodynamic Considerations in Psychotherapy
  Using Interpreters:  Perspectives from Psychiatry Residents – pp. 117
Samuel W. Baker, Philip Izzo, and Adam Trenton

Words Apart:  The Challenge of Using Interpreters in
  Psychodynamic Psychotherapy – pp. 129
Anna L. Dickerman and César A. Alfonso

Visions - Umbria - p. 135
Joseph Silvio

Edited by Joseph R. Silvio

Against Understanding, Volume 1:  Commentary and Critique
  in a Lacanian Key - pp. 137
By Bruce Fink
Reviewed by Gerald P. Perman

On Depression:  Drugs, Diagnosis and Despair in the Modern World – pp. 142
By Nassir Ghaemi
Reviewed by Eric M. Plakun

A Case for Irony – pp. 146
By Jonathan Lear
Reviewed by Marianne Horney Eckardt

Conundrums:  A Critique of Contemporary Psychoanalysis – pp. 149
By Jon Mills
Reviewed by Mariam C. Cohen

The Silent Past and the Invisible Present:  Memory, Trauma and
  Representation in Psychotherapy – pp. 157
By Paul Renn
Reviewed by John J. Stine

Informed Consent to Psychoanalysis:  The Law, the Theory,
  and the Data – pp. 160
By Elyn R. Saks and Shahrokh Golshan
Reviewed by Jay Lefer

Sigmund Freud’s Discovery of Psychoanalysis:  Conquistador
  And Thinker – pp. 163
By Paul Schimmel
Reviewed by Thomas P. Kalman

Endings and Beginnings:  On Terminating Psychotherapy
  And Psychoanalysis – pp. 166
By Herbert J. Schlesinger
Reviewed by Harold Bronheim

Cupid’s Knife:  Women’s Anger and Agency in Violent Relationships
  (Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series, Volume 19) – pp. 168
By Abby Stein
Reviewed by Joanne Alonso Byars

The Stories We Tell Ourselves:  Mentalizing Tales of
  Dating and Marriage – pp. 171
By J. Mark Thompson and Richard Tuch
Reviewed by Elizabeth K. Haase

Moral Development:  Theory and Applications – pp. 173
By Elizabeth C. Vozzola
Reviewed by Milton Kramer

Living Psychoanalysis:  From Theory to Experience – pp. 176
By Michael Parsons
Reviewed by Marianne Eckardt


The American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysisy
Executive Director: Jacquelyn T. Coleman, CAE
One Regency Drive - P.O. Box 30 - Bloomfield, CT 06002
Tel: 1-888-691-8281 - Fax: 860-286-0787 - E-Mail: