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Couple and Family Psychoanalysis

An international, peer-reviewed journal, promoting the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective

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Couple and Family Psychoanalysis provides a forum for disseminating current ideas and research and for developing clinical practice.

It is sponsored by the Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology and published by Karnac.

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Content details of each journal are available by clicking on each issue at the subscription page.

Invitation to contributors

The journal welcomes contributions that fall within its aims and scope.

These can include original papers, articles, debates, reports, arts and book reviews, and other submissions of interest and importance to its readership. Submissions to the Journal are processed electronically through ScholarOne software.  Full details about the submission process and house style, as well as information about subscriptions, can be found on the publisher’s website.

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Reasons to subscribe:

  • An established Journal, listed by PEP, bringing together the interests of professionals who draw on psychoanalytic perspectives in their work with couples and families.
  • An international journal presenting ideas and experiences of clinical practitioners from around the world.
  • An innovative journal, critically reviewing and discussing developments in practice, research, and literature, together with lively and topical book and arts reviews.
  • A journal to enhance professional practice with authoritative articles from established as well as new authors in twice yearly issues. First time authors are especially encouraged with advice on preparing papers for publication.
  • A welcoming journal offering opportunities for first-time writers and a forum for those seeking closer connection with others in their field.

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