Jerome C. Wakefield

New York University

Jerome C. Wakefield is Professor of Social Work and formerly Professor of the Conceptual Foundations of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine, with additional appointments in Bioethics and Philosophy, at New York University. He is author or coauthor of several books, including The Loss of Sadness (2007), Freud and Philosophy of the Mind (2018), Freud’s Argument for the Oedipus Complex (2022), and Attachment, Sexuality, Power (2022), and the subject of an edited volume of critiques and replies, Defining Mental Disorder: Jerome Wakefield and His Critics (2021).