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Professor Ross Skelton

Professor (emeritus) of Philosophy and Psychoanalysis at Trinity College Dublin, Ross Skelton has specialised in teaching clinical and theoretical psychoanalysis. He was involved in setting up a clinical MSc at St. James' Hospital and a theoretical MPhil in the college. He has published numerous inter-disciplinary articles on psychoanalysis and logic as well as studies on the poetry of Louis MacNeice. His 2006 Edinburgh International Encyclopaedia of Psychoanalysis (which took seven years to compile) won the Distinguished Academic Publication Choice Award. He is also the author of a memoir, Eden Halt, which is about growing up on the shores of County Antrim. He is currently a practicing psychoanalyst living in Dublin.

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In the Name of the Father
Saturday 5 October 2019

Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2018
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018)... More >>
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...