The two-volume Life of Gregory Zilboorg is a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the period from his birth as a Jew in Tsarist Russia to his prominence as a New York psychoanalyst on the eve of the Second World War. Drawing on previously unpublished sources, including family papers and archival material, this biography offers a dramatic narrative that will appeal to general readers as well as scholars interested in the First World War, the Russian revolution, the Jewish diaspora, and the history of psychoanalysis.
The two-volume Life of Gregory Zilboorg is a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the period from his birth as a Jew in Tsarist Russia to his prominence as a New York ...
Author: CAROLINE. ZILBOORG
The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1940–1959: Mind, Medicine, and Man is the second volume of a meticulously researched two-part biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the impact of the Second World War on his work and thinking as well as his divorce, remarriage, and conversion to Catholicism. With extensive references to Zilboorg’s writing and politics, this book demonstrates the significance of his contributions to the fields of psychiatry and psychoanalysis in the context of his tumultuous intellectual, personal, and spiritual life. In his late work, he would argue, controversially, that there was no incompatibility between psychoanalysis and religion. Grounded in a wealth of primary source material and impressive research, this book completes the compelling biography of a major figure in psychoanalysis. It will be of interest to general readers as well as scholars across a range of disciplines, particularly the history of psychoanalysis and religion.
Other titles in the series: The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1940–1959 Mind, Medicine, and Man Caroline Zilboorg The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890–1940 Psyche ...
Author: Caroline Zilboorg
"The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890-1940: Psyche, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis is the first volume of a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the period from his birth as a Jew in Tsarist Russia to his prominence as a New York psychoanalyst on the eve of the Second World War. Drawing on previously unpublished sources, including family papers and archival material, The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890-1940: Psyche, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis offers a dramatic narrative that will appeal to general readers as well as scholars interested in the First World War, the Russian revolution, the Jewish diaspora, and the history of psychoanalysis"--
"The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890-1940: Psyche, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis is the first volume of a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the period from his birth as a ...
Author: Caroline Zilboorg
Publisher: History of Psychoanalysis Series
The exhilarating dystopian novel that inspired George Orwell's 1984 and foreshadowed the worst excesses of Soviet Russia Yevgeny Zamyatin's We is a powerfully inventive vision that has influenced writers from George Orwell to Ayn Rand. In a glass-enclosed city of absolute straight lines, ruled over by the all-powerful 'Benefactor', the citizens of the totalitarian society of OneState live out lives devoid of passion and creativity - until D-503, a mathematician who dreams in numbers, makes a discovery: he has an individual soul. Set in the twenty-sixth century AD, We is the classic dystopian novel and was the forerunner of works such as George Orwell's 1984 and Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. It was suppressed for many years in Russia and remains a resounding cry for individual freedom, yet is also a powerful, exciting and vivid work of science fiction. Clarence Brown's brilliant translation is based on the corrected text of the novel, first published in Russia in 1988 after more than sixty years' suppression.
Shane, A. M., The Life and Works of Evgenij Zamjatin. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968), 38n. Gregory Zilboorg (1890–1959) was born in Kiev.
Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
In Thomas Merton and the Noonday Demon, Donald Grayson transforms a long-neglected cache of letters found in an ancient monastery into a book that offers new insight into the author of these letters, Thomas Merton, the renowned spiritual writer. At the time of their writing, the mid-1950s, he was living as a Trappist monk, at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky. Having reached an impasse in his monastic vocation he decided to leave Gethsamani for the Monastery of Camaldoli in Italy. Camaldoli at that time, bucolic and peaceful outwardly, was inwardly riven by a pre-Vatican II culture war; whereas Gethsemani, which he tried so hard to leave, became, when he was given his hermitage there in 1965, his place to recover Eden. In walking with Merton on this journey, and reading the letters he wrote and received at the time, we find ourselves asking, as he did, with so much energy and honesty, the deep questions that we may well need to answer in our own lives.
Gregory Zilboorg (1890–1959), psychiatrist and historian of psychiatry. 23. Merton, “The Neurotic Personality in the Monastic Life,” 3–19.
Author: Donald Grayston
Publisher: ISD LLC
This volume continues the critical exploration of fundamental issues in the medieval and early modern world, here concerning mental health, spirituality, melancholy, mystical visions, medicine, and well-being. The contributors, who originally had presented their research at a symposium at The University of Arizona in May 2013, explore a wide range of approaches and materials pertinent to these issues, taking us from the early Middle Ages to the eighteenth century, capping the volume with some reflections on the relevance of religion today. Lapidary sciences matter here as much as medical-psychological research, combined with literary and art-historical approaches. The premodern understanding of mental health is not taken as a miraculous panacea for modern problems, but the contributors suggest that medieval and early modern writers, scientists, and artists commanded a considerable amount of arcane, sometimes curious and speculative, knowledge that promises to be of value and relevance even for us today, once again. Modern palliative medicine finds, for instance, intriguing parallels in medieval word magic, and the mystical perspectives encapsulated highly productive alternative perceptions of the macrocosm and microcosm that promise to be insightful and important also for the post-modern world.
The descriptions have been well reviewed by Giuseppe Roccatagliata1 and Stanley W. Jackson.2 The psychoanalyst-historian Gregory Zilboorg (1890–1959) has ...
Author: Albrecht Classen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Category: Literary Criticism
Finally, a book that explains suicide using the latest research in suicidology. A must-read for mental health professionals and the survivors of suicide who want to understand why suicide happens. The material in this book should be incorporated into the curriculum of psychology and psychiatry because suicide is such a vital topic that is hardly covered in medical schools due to the lack of a coherent theory of the brain in general and suicide in particular. This is an important book for all professionals who deal with mental disorders in general and suicide in particular. It is the author’s fifth book where suicide is explained, not as a mysterious process, but as a natural consequence of the reactions of the brain under certain conditions when suffering mental disorders. The author begins with a brief summary of the statistics of the whos, the hows, and the wheres of suicide. This gives us a clear idea of the magnitude of the problem of suicide, of the cost, not only in lives, but of the emotional toll of the survivors, as well as the financial burdens on society as a whole. Then, as an important first step to understanding the medical community’s standard approaches to mental disease, he reviews briefly the current psychiatric terminology and the diagnostic tools concerning mental disorders. He presents the most accepted current theories and models of suicide. He explains what a psychiatric emergency is and what to expect if one ever encounters such a situation. And he explains how suicide risk assessment is currently done, along with other important considerations. He proceeds to explain in everyday language, where possible, his theory of how the brain works, beginning with a simple explanation of how neurons communicate with each other. Later he explains how the brain controls the body and how we see with the back of our heads, how memory systems become a logical extension or expansion of our sensory and motor systems. Awareness and attention are introduced, first as an evolutionary tool that aids the senses gather more information from the environment and, ultimately, as tools that aid in thinking, reasoning, and constructing our past, our lives, and our identities. But all this would mean nothing without the introduction of emotions and how the brain constructs contexts. He explains how emotions are an integral part of memories and how these are related to contexts, how, basically, the brain has created a very concise and compact filing memory system. A clear explanation of how emotions are triggered, regulated, and dissipated is next. These lead to a learned discussion of how these various systems can go haywire causing mental disorders. A brief, but perhaps new and revolutionary approach to these mental disorders is presented next, including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Delirium, Dementia, and Other Amnestic Disorders, Manic Depression and Depression, and Schizophrenia. Ultimately, it becomes clear how, under certain conditions, these disorders can lead to suicide. The difference between attempters and completers is also explained. He then presents a suicide autopsy as an exercise to show how varied the opinions of experts in the field of suicidology are and compares it to his own theories and lets the reader decide for himself who is closer to the truth. The fallacy of many expert opinions of where research needs to go is presented. The book gives a few words of advice on various therapies and the rationality of their approaches and cautions against their limitations. The book devotes a chapter to suicide prevention in the military and how these efforts are bound to fail and another chapter on suicide prevention. The author makes important suggestions of how to prevent suicide and lessen suicide rates, particularly among the young. And lastly, a chapter is devoted to the specifics of grief for suicide survivors.
Gregory Zilboorg (1890-1959) refined this psychoanalytic hypothesis and stated that ... to shorten and truncate their own lives—in short, a death instinct.
Author: Federico Sanchez
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Includes articles about translations of the works of specific authors and also more general topics pertaining to literary translation.
... 1921 by Kiev - born Gregory ZILBOORG ( 1890–1959 ) , the former secretary to ... including The Life of Man ( translated by BARING , DICKINSON , HOGARTH ...
Author: O. Classe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
... of Alexandre Yersin : letters of a pastorian in Indochina , 1890–1894 . ... 42 ( 1 ) : 107-24 Zilboorg , Gregory , 1890-1959 Mora G : Gregory Zilboorg .
Lists of writing of selected persons (538) who lived between 1600 and 1967. Includes 228 psychologists and 310 persons in other fields who made contributions to psychology. International in scope. First volume devoted to major primary references; second volume contains secondary references. Alphabetical arrangement by authors. Complete entry includes name, dates, nationality, field, eminence rating, and bibliography.
Author: Robert Irving Watson
Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company
... Chemistry at Wisconsin and life - long collector of historical works in ... Gregory Zilboorg ( 1890-1959 ) was one of numerous outstanding American ...
Author: James H. Cassedy
Why do people take their own lives? How can clinicians best plan and carry out intelligent treatment of desperate patients who are giving up on themselves? Suicide, its motivations, characteristics, and psychology are explicated in these papers by the most experienced and renowned experts on the subject. A definitive volume, Essential Papers on Suicide features the work of Ernest Jones; Kate Friedlander; George Murphy, R. H. Wilkinson, S. Gassner, and J. Kayes; Joseph C. Sabbath; Robert E. Litman; Milton Rosenbaum; Charles Swearingen; Avery D. Weisman; Mervin Glasser, Egl Laufer, Moses Laufer and Myer Wohl; Donald A. Schwartz, Don E. Flinn and Paul F. Slawson; Aaron T. Beck, Maria Kovacs and Arlene Weissman; Marie sberg, Lil Traskman and Peter Thoren; Stuart Asch; John T. Maltsberger; Alex D. Pokorny; Erna Furman; Cynthia R. Pfeffer, Robert Plutchik, Mark S. Mizruchi and Robert Lipkins; Myrna M. Weissman, Gerald L. Klerman, Jeffrey S. Markowitz and R. Oullette; Jan Fawcett, William A. Scheftner, Louis Fogg, David C. Clark, Michael A. Young, Don Hedeker, and Robert Gibbons, among others.
... presented by Dr. Zilboorg (1890–1959) at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital in ... Study of Life-Threatening Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles.
Author: John T. Maltsberger
Publisher: NYU Press
Biography of composer George Gershwin.
... Dr. Gregory Zilboorg ( 1890–1959 ) , a distinguished psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who had treated a long list of wealthy and famous patients . Gershwin's need for psychiatric help had not developed overnight ; it had been a long ...
Author: Charles Schwartz
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Company
This volume critically explores the basis and the goal of punishment from the standpoint of the right to punish. The work reviews the main doctrines that have dealt with the theme of punishment from Antiquity to the present, not limiting itself to the legal-philosophical sphere but also analyzing the contributions from other social sciences. It then explores how these are reflected in the sphere of Positive Law.
ZILBOORG, Gregory (1890-1959), The Psychology of the Criminal Act and Punishment, ... HAWKINS, Gordon J, Deterrence; the Legal Threatin Bibliography 263.
Author: María José Falcón y Tella
With more than three times as many defined entries, biographies, illustrations, and appendices than any other dictionary of psychology ever printed in the English language, Raymond Corsini's Dictionary of Psychology is indeed a landmark resource. The most comprehensive, up-to-date reference of its kind, the Dictionary also maintains a user-friendliness throughout. This combination ensures that it will serve as the definitive work for years to come. With a clear and functional design, and highly readable style, the Dictionary offers over 30,000 entries (including interdisciplinary terms and contemporary slang), more than 125 illustrations, as well as extensive cross-referencing of entries. Ten supportive appendices, such as the Greek Alphabet, Medical Prescription Terms, and biographies of more than 1,000 deceased contributors to psychology, further augment the Dictionary's usefulness. Over 100 psychologists as well as numerous physicians participated as consulting editors, and a dozen specialist consulting editors reviewed the material. Dr. Alan Auerbach, the American Psychological Association's de facto dictionary expert, served as the senior consulting editor. As a final check for comprehensiveness and accuracy, independent review editors were employed to re-examine, re-review, and re-approve every entry.
Life was to be Zöllner , Johann Karl Friedrich ( 1834–1882 ) Geraccepted in a happy ... Zilboorg , Gregory ( 1890–1959 ) Russian - American Zubin , Joseph ...
Author: Raymond J. Corsini
Publisher: Psychology Press
Includes sections "Book reviews" and "Periodical literature."
The life - work cator , both within the College and in the of Samuel Joseph , founder of the Department wider ... In 1914 he published his 1890–1959 doctoral dissertation , Jewish Immigration to Gregory Zilboorg was a Russian by birth ...
Category: Electronic journals
Discusses concepts associated with, the histories of, and conflicts between innatism, enviromental fenimism, superior feminism, and the differential-equality theory concerning women.
60 Gregory Zilboorg ( 1890-1959 ) , a Russian who migrated to the United States , prepared the most elaborate countertheory to Freud's view of woman's character . Zilboorg's life spanned the years when Freudianism was introduced and ...
Author: H. Carleton Marlow
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Clio Books
"Primitive high gods, by Gʹeza Rʹoheim": v. 3, no. 1, pt. 2 (133 p.).
Dorian Feigenbaum, Bertram David Lewin, Gregory Zilboorg, Frankwood Earl Williams. February , 1890 was the first one that he signed with his English name . An only child , Conrad had experienced the loss of his mother when he was seven ...
Author: Dorian Feigenbaum
... about 270,000 mental patients were killed by physicians and medical personnel Gregory Zilboorg ( 1890–1959 ) ... volume work was for several decades the most comprehensive Freudian view of the life cycle of woman ; she also named and ...
Author: Harold I. Kaplan
Category: Mental illness
Psychoanalysis, with Freud as its founder, has vehemently denied the value of religious belief. In this radical book, re-issued with a new preface by the author and a foreword by Jon Stokes, Neville Symington makes the case that both traditional religion and psychoanalysis are failing because they exist apart and do not incorporate each other's values. The controversial conclusion of this fascinating study is that psychoanalysis is a spirituality-in-the-world, or a mature religion, and inseparable from acts of virtue.
Gregory Zilboorg was born in 1890 in Russia of Jewish Orthodox parents. ... to become first a Quaker, and then towards the end of his life a Roman Catholic.
Author: Neville Symington