Psychoanalytic Psychopathology

Instructors: Shabnam Nohesara MD. , Nahaleh Moshtagh PhD. , Mehrdad Eftekhar MD.

Capacity: 15

Course Date:21-10-2016


First Session

Baudry, F (1984), Character: A Concept in Search of an Identity.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 32:455-477.

Abrams, S. (1992), Confronting dilemmas in the study of character. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 47:253-262

Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders, pp. 761-770.


Second Session

Halberstadt-Freud, H.C. (1996). Studies on Hysteria one Hundred Years on: A Century of Psychoanalysis. Int J. Psycho-Anal., 77:983-996

Shapiro, D. (1965) Hysterical Style. pp.108-133 in Neurotic Styles. New York: Basic Books.

DSM-5, Histrionic Personality Disorder, pp. 667-669; Somatization & Conversion Disorder, pp.309-313


Third Session

Freud, S. (1909), Notes upon a case of Obsessional neurosis: some Obsessional ideas;

The great obsessive fear; The instinctual life of Obsessional neurotics. And the origins of compulsion and doubt.  Standard Edition.  London: Hogarth Press, 10:153-165; 186-195; 165-173; 237-249.

Shapiro, D. (1965) Obsessive-Compulsive Style. Pp.23-54 in Neurotic Styles. New York: Basic Books.

DSM-5 Obsessive-Compulsive and related Disorder, pp. 235-242


Fourth Session

Hurvich, M. (1997). Classics Revisited: The Ego in Anxiety (Max Schur, 1953) and, An Addendum to Freud’s Theory of Anxiety (Charles Brenner, 1953).Psychoanal. Rev., 84:483-504

Busch, F. N. (1995), Agoraphobia and panic states. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 43:207-221.

DSM-5, Anxiety Disorder, pp. 189-194.


Fifth Session

Aarons, Z. (1990), Depression, affect and its ideational content. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 12:135-150

Miller, F. (1985), Hopelessness: a narcissistic resistance.  Modern Psychoanalysis, 10(1):65-79.

DSM-5, Depressive Disorder, pp. 155-162


Sixth Session

Perry, J. C. and Cooper, S. H. (1986).  A Preliminary Report on Defenses and Conflicts Associated with Borderline Personality Disorder.  J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 34:863-893

Adler, G. (1988).  How Useful is the Borderline Concept?.  Psychoanal. Inq., 8:353-372

DSM-5, Borderline Personality Disorder. pp. 663-666


Seventh Session

Kernberg, O. F. (1995). Technical Approach to Eating Disorders in Patients with Borderline Personality Organization. Annual Psychoanal.,23:33-48.

DSM-5, Feeding and Eating Disorders. Pp. 329-351


Eighth Session

Joseph, B. (1960).  Some Characteristics of the Psychopathic Personality.  Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 41:526-531

Williams, A.H. (1990). The Psychopathic Mind—Origins, Dynamics and Treatment. Int. Rev. Psycho-Anal., 17:516-517

Hare Psychopathy Checklist

Adrian Furnham, Yasmine Daoud ,Viren Swami(2009).‘‘How to spot a psychopath’

Lay theories of psychopathy. Soc Psychiatry PsychiatrEpidemiol, 44:464–472

DSM-5, Anti-Social Personality Disorder, pp. 659-662


Ninth Session

Juni, S. (2009). Conceptualization of Hostile Psychopathy and Sadism: Drive Theory and Object Relations Perspectives. Int. Forum Psychoanal., 18:11-22

Stone, M.H. (2010). Sexual Sadism: A Portrait of Evil. J. Am. Acad. Psychoanal. Dyn. Psychiatr., 38:133-157

Bach, S. (2002). Sadomasochism in Clinical Practice and Everyday Life. J. Clin. Psychoanal., 11:225-235