Psychiatry and Psychology
Kaplan Belsky, PhD'76,
The Psychology of Aging: Theory, Research, and Interventions
(Wadsworth). This revised textbook relates the aging experience
through first-person narrative accounts. With chapters structured
to unfold like a novel, Belsky's book highlights the connections
between concepts, research, and applications.
D. Chessick, PhB'49, SB'54, MD'54, Psychoanalytic
Clinical Practice (Free Association Books). Chessick sums
up insights gleaned from his 45 years of psychoanalytic practice.
Through detailed case studies, he aims to help mental-health practitioners
improve their own psychotherapeutic skills and better understand
the profession's pitfalls.
L. Hartmann, AB'52, Dreams and Nightmares: The New
Theory on the Origin and Meaning of Dreams (Perseus Books
Group). Hartmann sets forth his theory holding that dreams are
neither meaningless nor simple wish fulfillment but the result
of a biological and mental process triggered by pressing internal