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Mothers and Daughters II

Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 26.1, 1st Edition

Edited by Rosemary H. Balsam, Ruth S. Fischer


156 pages

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This is the second issue of Psychoanalytic Inquiry devoted to mothers and daughters. This project began as the mother-daughter bond was calling out for attention in light of the many advances in our understanding of female psychology. The goal of female development is no longer considered to be a severing of the mother-daugher bond to attain autonomy and sexual maturity. What, then, are its vicissitudes as it is revisited, reworked, and transformed as the girl and her mother grow and develop and ultimately attain a state of interdependence? The relational context of development is now considered: gender-related differences in behavior and in parental interaction; and the girl's special relationship with her mother and her mother's body and the importance to her of her own body with its special attributes, contours, and sensations.

Table of Contents

Prologue - R. H. Balsam and R. S. Fischer

Frida Kahlo and Object Choice: A Daughter the Rest of Her Life - N. Kulish

Fighting With Spoons: On Caretaking Rivalry Between Mothers and Daughters - C. Schmidt-Hellerau

Pathways of Growth in the Mother/Daughter Relationship - S. G. Hershberg

Searching for Togetherness: The Simultaneous Treatment of a Mother and Her Early Adolescent Daughter - S. E. Chazan

Bound Together by Chronic Pain and Trauma: A Study of Two Mother-Daughter Relationships - B. S. Shapiro

The Disappearing (or Ghost) Mother Transference: In Search of the Available Mother Within - S. Zalusky

Mothers and Daughters as Adults - M. T. Notman

Epilogue - R. H. Balsam and R. S. Fischer

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Couples & Family