A Conversation with Donald Nathanson

March 18, 2000 by  
Filed under Conversations, General

BOL: Don, you first became prominent in our field by describing the phenomenon of shame. What is there about shame that makes it important and why did you choose to investigate it?” NATHANSON: For some years I had been occupied with the problem of what is now called “interaffectivity,” the way each of us gets […]

Monicagate, Shame, and Affect Theory

October 4, 1998 by  
Filed under General, Soapbox

Like all of us, I’ve been drawn into the storms raging about the President. Involved here, of course, are what Tomkins calls differing Ideological Scripts as seen in the responses of various political groups, as well as whatever personal scripts are involved in the behavior of the President. Yet it is to another aspect of […]