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Following are some books and articles for professionals who deal with money and how it affects individuals and their relationships.

Allen, Arnold. (1971). The fee as a therapeutic tool. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 40:132-140.

Bronfman, Joanie, The Experience of Inherited Wealth: A Social-Psychological Perspective (Ann Arbor, UMI Dissertation Service, 1987), 121-3.

Dingfelder, Sadie Money Talks: Therapists and Researchers Address People's Unhealthy Relationship With Money, APA Monitor, January, 2008), (Click to read).

Eissler, Kurt. (1974). On some theoretical and technical problems regarding payment of fees for psychoanalytic treatment, international review of psycho-analysis. 1:73-101.

Fenichel, Otto. (1938). The drive to amass wealth, Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 7:69-95.

Freud, Sigmund. (1908) Character and anal erotism . Standard Edition, Vol. 9. (pp 169-175) ). London, Hogarth Press.

Freud, Sigmund. (1909) Notes on a case of obsessional neurosis. Standard Edition, Vol. 10. (pp 155-318). London, Hogarth Press.

Freud, Sigmund (1913). On beginning the treatment, Collected Papers London: Hogarth Press, 1932.

Freud, Sigmund. (1917) On transformation of instincts as exemplified in anal eroticism. Standard Edition, Vol. 17. (pp 127-133). London, Hogarth Press.

Krueger, David (Ed), (1986). The Last Taboo; Money as Symbol and Reality in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Kreuger, David Money meaning and madness: psychoanalytic perspective. Psychoanalytic Review, 78: 209-224. (1991).

Luther, Suniya A. "Children of Affluence: Challenges to Well-being," Current Directions in Psychological Science Vol. 14 No 1 (February, 2005).

Olsson, Peter. 1996. Complexities in the psychology and psychotherapy of the phenomenally wealthy. In The Last Taboo; Money as Symbol and Reality in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Krueger, David (Ed). New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Peck, Judith Stern. 2008. Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations About Money with Your Clients. A Guide for Therapists, Coaches and Other Professionals, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ.

Pearne, Dennis. 1999. Wealth Counseling: A Guide for Therapists & Inheritors. Blacksburg, VA. Trio Press.
(To order visit: http://www.inheritance-project.com/trio/index.php)

Rothstein, Arnold. 1986. The seduction of money: a brief note on an expression of transference love. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 55:296-300.

Schor, Juliet. Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture (New York, Scribner, 2004).

Sullivan, Robert. 1994. Americans and their money. Worth. June: 60-72.

Trachtman, Richard. 1999. The money taboo: its effects in everyday life and in the practice of psychotherapy. Clinical Social Work Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3. (Click to read).

Trachtman, Richard. 2008. The Money Taboo In Psychotherapy and Everyday Life. New Psychotherapist: Indispensable Survival Guide For The Thinking Psychotherapist. November/December, 2008.
(Note: It is very difficult to contact this South African publication. If you need help you may contact me for the final draft or a pdf.

Trachtman, Richard. 2009. Beyond The Fee: Addressing Non-Fee Money Related Issues in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. The Candidate: Perspectives from an Evolving Psychoanalytic Community.
This article discusses issues which are still most often ignored by psychotherapists, even at a time when they are beginning to overcome the money taboo by holding symposia and offering workshops about money as well as by devoting entire issues of journals to that topic.
You can find this article at www.thecandidatejournal.org.

Turkel, Ruth Ann. 1988. Money as a mirror of marriage. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 16: 525-535,.

Vohs, Kathleen D., Mead, Nicole and Goode, Miranda The Psychological Consequences of Money, Science (November 17, 2006).

Warner, Silas L. 1989. Sigmund Freud and money. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 17:609-622.

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