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Allan N. Schore

Allan N. Schore, PhD, is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. He is the recipient of the American Psychological Association Division 56: Trauma Psychology "Award for Outstanding Contributions to Practice in Trauma Psychology" and APA's Division 39: Psychoanalysis "Scientific Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Research, Theory and Practice of Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis."He is also an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He is author of three seminal volumes, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self, Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self and Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self, as well as numerous articles and chapters. His Regulation Theory, grounded in developmental neuroscience and developmental psychoanalysis, focuses on the origin, psychopathogenesis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of the early forming subjective implicit self. His contributions appear in multiple disciplines, including developmental neuroscience, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, developmental psychology, attachment theory, trauma studies, behavioral biology, clinical psychology, and clinical social work. His groundbreaking integration of neuroscience with attachment theory has lead to his description as "the American Bowlby" and with psychoanalysis as "the world's leading expert in neuropsychoanalysis." His books have been translated into several languages, including Italian, French, German, and Turkish.

Books by Allan N. Schore

  1. Book CoverAffect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self


    This volume (one of two) is the first presentation of Schore's comprehensive theory in book form, as it has developed since 1994.More

  2. Book CoverAffect Regulation and the Repair of the Self


    This volume (one of two) is the first presentation of Schore's comprehensive theory in book form, as it has developed since 1994.More

  3. Book CoverAffect Regulation and the Repair of the Self & Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self Two-Book Set


    These two volumes are the first presentation of his comprehensive theory in book form as it has developed since 1994.More

  4. Book CoverThe Science of the Art of Psychotherapy


    The latest work from a pioneer in the study of the development of the self.More