Publications

  • Brisman, J. (in print). Heathen Talk: Psychoanalytic Considerations of Eating Disorders and The Dissociated Self  in Psychoanalytic Treatment of Eating Disorders, Relational Perspectives book series, (eds. A. Harris and L. Aron).
  • Brisman, J. (2017) When Bad Things Happen to Good Parents.  Gurze/Salutore Eating Disorder Resource Catalogue
  • Brisman, J. (2016) What we talk about when we talk about food. Unknowable, Unspeakable, and Unsprung: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on truth, scandal, secrets, and lies (eds. J. Petrucelli & S. Schoen) London: Rutledge.
  • Brisman, J. (2016) Heathen Talk: Psychoanalytic Considerations of Eating Disorders and The Dissociated Self.  Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. 15 (4) pp 289-297.
  • Brisman, J. (2014) What’s Going On, What’s Going On? An Interpersonal Approach to Family Therapy of the Patient with an Eating Disorder (p.145-153). In Body-States:Interpersonal and Relational Perspectives on the Treatment of Eating Disorders Jean Petrucelli (Ed.), NY:Rutledge.
  • Brisman, J. (2012) Use and Usefulness of Psychoanalytic Scripture in the Treatment of the Eating-disordered Patient: The Psychoanalyst’s Retreat? The Psychoanalytic Review. 99(2) :253-266.
  • Brisman, J. (2010). When Helping Hurts: The Role of the Family and Significant Others in the Treatment of an Eating Disorder. In: Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice (eds. M. Maine, D. Bunnell & B. McGilley), London: Elsevier Books.
  • Brisman, J. (2008). Book Review: Creating Bodies: Eating Disorders as Self-Destructive Survival by Katie Gentile in Contemporary Psychoanalysis 44 (3): 476-481.
  • Brisman, J. (2006). Passion and Privacy: Shadows in the Analytic Terrain. In: Longing: Psychoanalytic Musings on Desire (ed. J. Petrucelli) New York: Karnac Books. 3-12.
  • Brisman, J. (2002). Wanting. Contemporary Psychoanalysis 38(2):329-343.
  • Brisman, J. (2001). The Instigation of Dare. In: Hungers and Compulsions. (eds. J. Petrucelli & C. Stuart) New York: Jason Aronson. 53-64.
  • Brisman, J. (1999). Eating disorders. Parents’ League Review. 33: 216-227.
  • Brisman, J. (1998). When actions speak louder than words: verbal and non-verbal wrangling in the therapeutic arena. Commentary to paper by D. Barth., Psych. Dial. 8(5): 707-714.
  • Brisman, J. (1997). Treatment of the eating-disordered patient: Encounters and negotiations. Master Lecture Series. NewYork: W.A.White Institute.
  • Brisman, J. (1995). Addictions. In: Handbook of Interpersonal Psychoanalysis (eds.M. Lionells, J. Fiscalini, C. Mann & D. Stern ). New York: Analytic Press. 301-316.
  • Brisman, J. (1995). Psychodynamic psychotherapy and action-oriented technique: An Integrated Approach in Treating Eating Disorders (eds.: I. Yalom and J. Werne). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers. 31-70.
  • Brisman, J. (1994). Learning to listen: Therapeutic encounters and negotiations in the early stage of treatment. Eating Disorders. 2 (1): 68-73.
  • Brisman, J. (1992). ). Bulimia in the late adolescent: An analytic perspective to a behavioral problem. In: J. O’Brien, D. Pilowsky & O. Lewis (Eds.), Psychotherapies with Children: Adapting the Dynamic Process. American Psychiatric Press.
  • Brisman, J. (1989). Treatment of the bulimic student: Considerations and complications. In L.C. Whitaker & W. Davis (Eds.), The Bulimic College Student: Evaluation, Treatment and Prevention, New York: The Haworth Press, 91-204.
  • Brisman, J. (1988-1994). “The Doctor’s Forum”, Columnist and Psychological Consultant, Weight Watchers Magazine.
  • Brisman, J. & Siegel, M. (1985) “The Bulimia Workshop”: A unique integration of group treatment approaches. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. Vol. 35 (4), 585-601.
  • Brisman, J. & Siegel, M. (1984). “Bulimia and Alcoholism: Two Sides of the Same Coin?” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Vol. I, 113-118.
  • Lewis, O. & Brisman, J. (1992) Medication and bulimia: Binge/purge dynamics and the “helpful” pill. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Vol. 12 (3), 327-331.
  • Siegel, M. & Brisman, J. (1985). “Bulimia: Your problem and his.” Bride’s Magazine, p. 376.