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Suggested Readings

These articles by Riccardo Lombardi are available on Pep-Web.   They are also included with an introduction by him in his book, Formless Infinity: Clinical Explorations of Matte Blanco and Bion. (2015). London: Routledge. The New Library of Psychoanalysis.

  • Lombardi, R. (2003). Knowledge and experience of time in primitive mental states. International Journal of Psycho­analysis, 84:1531–­1549.
  • Lombardi, R. (2003). Catalyzing the dialogue between the body and the mind in a psychotic analysand. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 72:1017–1041.
  • Lombardi, R. (2008). The body in the analytic session:  Focusing on the Body-Mind link. International Journal of Psycho­analysis, 89:89–109.
  • Bria, P. & Lombardi, R. (2008). The logic of turmoil: Some epistemological and clinical considerations on emotional experience and the infinite. International Journal of Psycho­analysis, 89:709­–726.
  • Lombardi, R. (2008). Time, music, and reverie. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 56:1191–­1211.
  • Lombardi, R. (2009). Body, affect, thought: Reflections on the work of Matte Blanco and Ferrari. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 78:123–­160.
  • Lombardi, R. (2009). Symmetric frenzy and catastrophic change: A consideration of primitive mental states in the wake of Bion and Matte Blanco. International Journal of Psycho­analysis, 90:529–549.
  • Lombardi, R. (2009). Through the eye of the needle: The unfolding of the unconscious body. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 57:61–­94.
  • Lombardi, R. (2010). The body emerging from the “neverland” of nothingness. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 79:879–­909.
  • Lombardi, R. & Pola, M. (2010). The body, adolescence, and psychosis. International Journal of Psycho­analysis, 91:1419–1444.
  • Lombardi, R. (2010). Flexibility of the psychoanalytic approach in the treatment of a suicidal patient: Stubborn silences as “playing dead.” Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 20:269–­284.
  • Lombardi, R. (2013). Death, time, and psychosis. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 61:691–726.



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