Publications

By Peter G. Ossorio

Books
Articles
Presentations
LRI Reports

Appraisal (LRI Report No. 37) / LRI_Report : 1990

Cognition (LRI Report No. 32) / LRI_Report : 1982

Embodiment (LRI Report No. 23) / LRI_Report : 1982

Pathology (LRI Report No. 34a) / LRI_Report : 1983

Persons (LRI Report No. 3) / LRI_Report : 1964

Place (LRI Report 30a) / LRI_Report : 1982

By Members of SDP

Allen, C.
Aylesworth, L.
Backstrom, J.
Baker, E.
Beautz, S.
Bender, D.
Bergner, L.
Bergner, R.

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A conceptual framework for eclectic psychotherapy / Article : 1992

A therapeutic approach to destructive self-criticism / Article : 1998

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 10 / Book : 2013

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 3 / Book : 1983

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 6. Clinical Topics: Contributions to the Conceptualization and Treatment of Adolescent-Family Problems, Bulimia, Chronic Mental Illness, and Mania. / Hardcover : 1992

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 7 / Hardcover : 1998

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 8 / Hardcover : 2006

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 9 / Hardcover : 2010

All the world’s a stage: A person-centered view of science / Article : 2013

An integrative framework for psychopathology and psychotherapy / Article : 2004

Beyond empirical validation: justifying therapeutic judgment and action / Article : 2006

Can psychological science be replaced by biological science? / Article : 2006

Characteristics of an optimal clinical case formulation / Article : 1998

Characteristics of romantic love: An empirically-based essentialist account / Article : 2013

Coaching and motivation / Article : 1998

Coaching and teaching / Article : 1998

Couple therapy for histrionic clients and their spouses / Article : 1982

Emotions Revisited: How the Descriptive Formulation Generates Expanded Therapeutic Options / Presentation : 2020

Emotions: A conceptual formulation and its clinical implications / Article : 1993

Father-daughter incest: Degradation and recovery from degradation / Article : 1990

Humiliation: Its nature and consequences / Article : 2010

Hysterical action, impersonation, and caretaking roles / Article : 1982

Impulsive action and impulsive persons: A descriptive and pragmatic formulation / Article : 1990

Introduction
(to Part II. Conceptual Foundations)
/ Article : 1992

Introduction
(to Part III. Clinical Topics)
/ Article : 1992

Is It All Really Biological? / Article : 2004

Leadership in athletic coaching / Article : 1998

Love and barriers to love: An analysis for psychotherapists and others / Article : 2000

Lovemaking as a ceremony of accreditation / Article : 2005

Marital conflict resolution: A conceptual framework and its empirical evaluation / Article : 1981

Mental disorder disability: In support of our design / Article : 2017

Mental disorder is a disability concept, not a behavioral one. An empirical investigation / Article : 2017

Money’s ‘Lovemap’ account of the paraphilias: A critique and reformulation / Article : 1988

On promoting adaptive self-criticism in psychotherapy / Article : 2007

Paranoid style: A descriptive and pragmatic account / Article : 1985

Pathological Self-Criticism : Assessment and Treatment (The Plenum Series in Social-Clinical Psychology) / Hardcover : 1995

Pornography, effects on relationships / Article : 2009

Proposal for an eclectic framework / Article : 1991

Psychopathology and psychotherapy from a Descriptive Psychological point of view / Paperback : 1993

Psychotherapy the Descriptive Psychology Way: A Pre-conference Tutorial / Presentation : 2013

Recasting victims as perpetrators / Article : 1981

Relational qualities as factors in mate selection decisions / Article : 1992

Romantic partner’s use of pornography: Its significance for women / Article : 2003

Self-concepts and self-concept change: A status dynamic formulation / Article : 2000

Self-criticism / Article : 1998

Severe public humiliation: Its nature, consequences, and clinical treatment / Article : 2012

Sexual compulsion as attempted recovery from degradation. / Article : 2002

Sexual misunderstanding: A descriptive and pragmatic formulation / Article : 1990

Some implications of belief in love, free will, and non-reductionism / Article : 2013

Status dynamic psychotherapy / Article : 2015

Status dynamic psychotherapy with depressed individuals / Article : 1988

Status dynamic treatment of a case of bulimia / Article : 2005

Status dynamics: An enriching path to therapeutic change / Hardcover : 2007

Status enhancement: A further path to therapeutic change / Article : 1999

Studies in psychopathology: The Descriptive Psychology approach / Paperback : 1993

Suicide and impossible worlds / Article : 2013

Sustaining versus losing love: Factors discriminating the two / Article : 2016

The case against the case of free will / Article : 2018

The development and evaluation of a training videotape for the resolution of marital conflict. / Dissertation : 1973

The many secure knowledge bases of psychotherapy / Article : 2006

The marital system of the hysterical individual / Article : 1977

The overseer regime: A descriptive and practical study of the obsessive compulsive personality style / Article : 1981

The parentification scale / Article : 2001

The Personal Beliefs Scale / Article : 2014

The positive therapeutic relationship as accreditation / Article : 1987

The positive therapeutic relationship: An accreditation perspective / Article : 1992

The significance of heavy pornography involvement for romantic partners: Research and clinical implications / Article : 2002

The Tolstoy dilemma: A paradigm case formulation and some therapeutic interventions / Article : 20101

The use of a recent formulation of bulimia nervosa in the successful treatment of a bulimic woman / Article : 1997

The use of systems oriented illustrative stories in marital psychotherapy / Article : 1979

Therapeutic approaches to problems of meaninglessness / Article : 1998

Therapeutic policies: A policy-based approach to psychotherapy / Article : 2013

Therapeutic storytelling revisited / Article : 2007

Transforming presenting problems / Article : 1979

Trauma, Exposure, and World Reconstruction / Presentation : 2009

Trauma, exposure, and world reconstruction / Article : 2009

Underlying cognitive processes or private social practices? / Article : 2006

Undoing degradation / Article : 1987

Victims into perpetrators / Article : 1993

What is “behavior?” And why is it not reducible to biological states of affairs? / Article : 2016

What is a person? What is the self? Formulations for a science of psychology / Article : 2017

What is behavior? And so what? / Article : 2011

What is descriptive psychology? An introduction / Article : 2010

What is love? An empirically-based essentialist account / Article : 2010

What is Personality? Three Myths and a Definition / Presentation : 2018

What is psychopathology? And so what? / Article : 1997

What keeps love alive? An empirical investigation / Article : 2003

Why do men distance? Factors predictive of male avoidance of intimate conflict / Article : 2003

World reconstruction in psychotherapy / Article : 2005

Bretscher, F.
Cabezas, C.S.
Carlson, R.H.
Colvin, G.
Cox, J.H.
Crouch, T.
Davis, K.E.
Driscoll, R.
Farber, A.
Felknor, C.M.
Felknor, J.E.
Forward, J.R.
Harnsberger, B.
Heinrich, R.
Holmes, J.R.
Holt, S.B.
Ida, D.
Jeffrey, H.J.

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A new paradigm for artificial intelligence / Article : 1981

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 7 / Hardcover : 1998

Cognition without processes / Article : 1998

Consciousness, experience, and a person’s world / Article : 1998

Descriptive Psychology Tutorial / Presentation : 2010

Formalization of real world representation (LRI Report No. 22) / LRI_Report : 1979

Getting Old and Getting Old: Accidental Degradation and How to Avoid it / Presentation : 2018

Having Black-White Conversations
Go Right
/ Presentation : 2020

Homo Communitatis: A rigorous foundation for behavioral finance / Article : 2010

Knowledge engineering: Theory and practice / Article : 1990

Practical Use of Descriptive Psychology: Applying Psychotherapy Concepts to Other Contexts / Presentation : 2009

Presidential Address: Dispelling the Illusion of Irrationality: Re-doing Economics from the Ground Up / Presentation : 2014

Structure / Article : 2010

Subjective Probability in Behavioral Economics and Finance: A Radical Reformulation / Article : 2015

The Irrationality illusion: A new paradigm for economics and behavioral economics / Article : 2013

The Mentor Project: Replicating the functions of an organization / Article : 1983

The Mentor Project: Replicating the functions of an organization. / Dissertation : 1980

There is something new in the world of social science conceptualizations: A review of Place / Article : 2013

Uncertainty Appraisals: A Radical Reformulation of Subjective Probability / Presentation : 2013

Worlds, Observers, and Physics / Presentation : 2016

Kantor, C.
Kennedy, P.M.
Kirsch, N.L.
Larsen, E.A.
Lasater, L.
Latham, C.
Littler, S.L.
Littmann, J.
Lubuguin, F.
Marshall, K.
Minerva, D.
Mitchell, T
Newby-Clarke, I.
Orvik, J.
Peek, C.J.
Plotkin, W.
Pomerantz, J.M.
Popov, Dan
Putman, A.

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 5 / Hardcover : 1990

Artificial persons / Article : 1990

At A Glance And Out of Nowhere: Actor’s Knowledge and the Ongoing Creation of Meaning in the Real World / Presentation : 2009

At a glance and out of nowhere: How ordinary people create the real world / Article : 2013

Being, Becoming and Belonging / Presentation : 1998

Being, becoming and belonging / Article : 1998

Communities / Article : 1981

Effects of marathon encounter groups on self-reported behavior in interpersonal contexts. / Dissertation : 1973

Essays in Descriptive Psychology (LRI Report No. 8) / LRI_Report : 1967

Leading: Perspectives for leaders and leadership coaches / Article : 2013

Marketing Your Services : A Step-By-Step Guide for Small Businesses and Professionals / Hardcover : 1990

Notes on Community Description / Presentation : 2014

Ordinary Magic, Part 3: Consciousness, Community and Worlds / Presentation : 2010

Ordinary magic: What Descriptive Psychology is, and why it matters / Article : 2010

Organizations / Article : 1990

Subjective Probability in Behavioral Economics and Finance: A Radical Reformulation / Article : 2015

The Irrationality illusion: A new paradigm for economics and behavioral economics / Article : 2013

The Mentor Project: Replicating the functions of an organization / Article : 1983

What is Descriptive Psychology:
A First Hand Historical and Substantive Account
/ Presentation : 2015

When Worlds Collide: Origins of Intractable Value Problems / Presentation : 2012

When worlds collide: The source of intractable value problems / Article : 2013

Quintana, D.N.
Roberts, M.K.
Rosales, I.
Sanchez, J.
Sapin, C.
Schmitz, T.J.
Schneider, L.S.
Schwartz, W.

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A conceptualization of hypnosis: I. Exploring the place of appraisal and anomaly in behavior and experience / Article : 1982

A conceptualization of hypnosis: II. Hypnotic induction procedures and manifestations of the hypnotic state / Article : 1985

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 10 / Book : 2013

Advances in Descriptive Psychology, Volume 9 / Hardcover : 2010

Degradation, accreditation, and rites of passage / Article : 1979

Essentials of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice / Webpage : 2017

From Passivity to Competence – A Conceptualization of Knowledge, Skill, Tolerance, and Empathy / Article : 2002

On saying “no”: Evidence based practice and the hijacking of the empirical / Article : 2010

Presentations of Self and the Status Dynamics of Psychotherapy and Supervision / Article : 2008

Presidential Address:
Social Progress and the Just Choice
/ Presentation : 2015

Status Dynamics and Psychotherapy / Presentation

The parameters of empathy: Core considerations for psychotherapy and supervision / Article : 2013

The problem of other possible persons: Dolphins, primates, and aliens / Article : 1982

The two concepts of action and responsibility in psychoanalysis / Article : 1984

Time and context in the hypnotic state: An examination of some state specific effects. / Dissertation : 1977

What is a person and how can we be sure? A Paradigm Case Formulation / Book : 2014

What makes something psychoanalytic? / Article : 1988

Shideler, M.M.
Sidman, J.
Silva, J.
Singer, H.R.
Skaggs, J.
Sternberg, B.
Stone, C.J.
Torres, W.
Vanderburgh, J.
Wechsler, R.
Yermish, A.
Zeiger, C.A.
Zeiger, P.
Zeybekoglu, E.

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