Balint Publications and Literature

Balint Literature Repository

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IBF Supported Translated Books

The following have been supported in their translation in to English:

Reading Michael Balint: A pragmatic clinician

by Helene Oppenheim-Gluckman

Reading Michael Balint coverMichael Balint is above all known for the "Balint Groups", which came to be a generic term for groups involved with the training of doctors and caregivers in the patient-caregiver relationship. Despite this, the origin and full import of his work has been somewhat overlooked. Hélène Oppenheim-Gluckman provides us with a concise account of how reading Balint has enriched psychoanalytic theory and its practice by broadening the indications for the psychoanalytic cure and the debate on psychotherapies and the training to the professional care-giver-patient relation.

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