The International Journal of Psychoanalysis

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Edited By: Dana Birksted-Breen

Impact Factor: 0.971

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/13 (Psychology Psychoanalysis)

Online ISSN: 1745-8315

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Open Position

In December Andrea Sabbadini will be stepping down from the position of Film Essay Editor for The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. We are looking for someone to replace him to start in January 2015. The position holder will be knowledgeable about film studies and psychoanalysis and the interdisciplinary dialogue between them. The role will involve encouraging submissions and selecting Film Essays for publication in the IJP, some minor editing, and assembling an international board to help with the tasks. Please send a short cover letter and CV by November 30th to

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La traviata and Oedipus
Francis Grier
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The translational metaphor in psychoanalysis
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The International Journal of Psychoanalysis is pleased to announce its Jan Lee Prize 2014. Please click here for the full announcement.

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