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Fonagy, Peter


FONAGY, Peter. American, b. 1952. Genres: Psychology. Career: University of London, London, England, lecturer, 1977-87, senior lecturer, 1988-92, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, 1992-, founding member of Centre for Health in Society, and director of Psychoanalysis Unit. Anna Freud Centre, coordinator of research, 1989-. Royal Free Hospital, probationer clinical psychologist, 1976-78, honorary senior clinical psychologist and lecturer, 1981-85; North East Thames Regional Authority, probationer clinical psychologist, 1977-80; London Clinic of Psychoanalysis, staff member, 1982-85; private practice of psychoanalysis, 1986-; consultant to Council of Europe, National Institute of Mental Health of the United States, and University of Haifa. Publications: (with A. Higgitt) Personality Theory and Clinical Practice, 1985; (with Higgitt and M. Lader) The Natural History of Tolerance to the Benzodiazepines, 1988. EDITOR: (with J. Sandler and E. Person, and coauthor of intro) Freud's On Narcissism: An Introduction, 1991; (with E.S. Person and A. Hagelin) On Freud's Observations on Transference-Love, 1993; (with A. Cooper and R. Wallerstein) The Theory of Psychoanalytic Practice, 1994; (co) Contemporary Freud series. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to professional journals. Address: Psychoanalysis Unit, Philips House University College, University of London, Gower St., London WC1E 6BT, England.

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