Free On-Line Articles
We have just created a new on-going 'Special Issue' on "Psychotherapy vs. Spirituality".
This will be on-line and free until further notice and it will also be added to periodically.
To download Part 1 of this Special Issue on "Psychotherapy vs. Spirituality", click here.
Our current on-line article - which is pre-published on-line and available free of charge - is:
The Phenomenon of Depression: Existential Analysis
and Psychoanalysis in Dialogue
Claudia Reitinger &
Abstract: Scientific exchange between different
psychotherapeutic traditions is rare. This paper attempts to initiate a
dialogue between Psychoanalysis and Existential Analysis with regard to
depressive disorder. We apply a facile process diagram for comparing the two
psychotherapy approaches. We find similarities concerning the descriptive
levels but not with regard to the psychogenetic and psychodynamic
constellations. This raises the question if there is a connection between the
psychoanalytic ‘fundamental depressive conflict’ and the existential-analytic
‘disturbance of feeling the fundamental value of life’. Answering this question
requires the ability to translate these central concepts into either the
terminology of Existential Analysis or Psychoanalysis. This translation is
failing. Consequences are discussed.
Existential Analysis, Psychoanalysis, Dialogue between therapeutic schools,
To read it: just click here.
This article will be available free of charge until 1st November, 2017: then the usual charge of €3.00 per downloaded article will apply.
Our previous on-line articles - which were all pre-published on-line and then available free of charge for a couple of months - were:
1. Specificity and Pace Variability for Therapists' Interventions under Naturalistic Conditions.
Margit Koemeda-Lutz, Aureliano Crameri, Peter Schulthuss, Agnes von Wyl & Volker Tschuschke.
(2016). Now published in: Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 19-50.
2. Therapist Effects on Treatment Outcome in Psychotherapy: A Multilevel Modelling Analysis.
Jessica Berglar, Aureliano Crameri, Agnes von Wyl, Margit Koemeda-Lutz, Miriam Köhler, Pia Staczan, Peter Schulthess & Volker Tschuschke. (2016). Now published in: Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 61-80.
3. Mirror, mirror on the Wall: Please tell me, do I feel at all?
Dan Anders Palmquist.
(2017). Now published in:
Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 5-20.
These articles are now only available from our CATALOGUE at a cost of €3.00 per article.
Please also be advised:
We are also extremely proud to present an 'Extra Special Issue' on "Mindfulness & Psychotherapy"
This is our very 1st e-issue (available in PDF format only) - July, 2016
Please download the 'light version' free-of-charge here.
There is also a full version now available for €15.00
(Please go to the CATALOGUE for E-Issue 2016: left-hand, side-bar)