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Marilyn Lawrence

Marilyn Lawrence is a psychoanalyst who has worked for many years with patients with eating disorders, both in her private practice and in her work with young adults at the Tavistock Clinic. Her published works include: Loving them to death: the anorexic and her objects (in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2001, 82:43-55); Body, Mother, Mind (in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2002, A 83: 837-850); The Anorexic Mind (2008, Karnac Books, London).


Past and present Confer events
Psychodynamic Perspectives on Working with Bulimia
Saturday 4 July 2015

Working with Eating Disorders: Psychodynamic Perspectives
Saturday 11 October 2014

Eating Problems
Saturday 22 November 2014







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Neville Symington
A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography


"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my having lived in it?". Neville Symington has written a dozen books about psychoanalysis but this one is different from all the others...
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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

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