Psychoanalysis and Women Series

  • Changing Notions of the Feminine: Confronting Psychoanalysts' Prejudices book cover

    Changing Notions of the Feminine

    Confronting Psychoanalysts' Prejudices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Cereijido

    As culture changes, so do notions of the feminine. Today, women are exploring new gender identities, gender dynamics, and family configurations. They are questioning and redefining what it is to be feminine and expressing different attitudes toward motherhood. These issues have challenged classic…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
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  • When a Child Has Been Abused: Towards Psychoanalytic Understanding and Therapy book cover

    When a Child Has Been Abused

    Towards Psychoanalytic Understanding and Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Frances Thomson-Salo, Laura Tognoli Pasquali

    This important and wide-ranging book explores the world of a child or young person who has been abused or neglected. It seeks to understand their world, to ease the pain from which they suffer, and to heal the wounds that the abuse has left. Examining how abuse always takes place in the context of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
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  • The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women: Psychoanalytic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women

    Psychoanalytic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula L. Ellman, Nancy L. Goodman

    In recent years there has been a surge in awareness of the many arenas in which violence against women occurs. There is a growing attention to human and sex trafficking and femicide throughout the world. Female genital mutilation along with childhood marriage and rape occur regularly in many…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
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  • Changing Sexualities and Parental Functions in the Twenty-First Century: Changing Sexualities, Changing Parental Functions book cover

    Changing Sexualities and Parental Functions in the Twenty-First Century

    Changing Sexualities, Changing Parental Functions, 1st Edition

    By Candida Se Holovko

    Recent societal changes have challenged long-established concepts in psychoanalysis, including the Oedipus complex, parental functions, and male and female psychosexuality. 'Postmodern families', based on sexual and emotional exchanges independent of gender, now include homoerotic couples who adopt…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02
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  • The Status of Women: Violence, Identity, and Activism book cover

    The Status of Women

    Violence, Identity, and Activism, 1st Edition

    By Vivian B. Pender

    This book examines the current status of women. It consists of a collection of papers that focus on the political, economic, biologic, cultural, academic and psychological challenges that confront women worldwide. The contributors, from the International Psychoanalytical Association's United…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
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  • Medea: Myth and Unconscious Fantasy book cover

    Medea

    Myth and Unconscious Fantasy, 1st Edition

    By Esa Roos

    This book takes Euripides tragedy of Medea as its starting point. Our unconscious fantasies can be embedded in age-old myths, and many modern works about Medea reflect our ever-present interest in such myths. The Danish film director T.H. Dreyer had plans to produce a film about the story of Medea,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-17
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  • Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy book cover

    Myths of Mighty Women

    Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 1st Edition

    By Arlene Kramer Richards

    Women whose mothers were not called upon to achieve in a man's world have a difficult time seeing themselves as powerful enough to do that. Identifying with mighty women of the past and of the present culture can help them to permit themselves to achieve more than their mothers did. This book…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
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  • Homosexualities: Psychogenesis, Polymorphism, and Countertransference book cover

    Homosexualities

    Psychogenesis, Polymorphism, and Countertransference, 1st Edition

    By Elda Abrevaya

    This latest volume in the Psychoanalysis and Women Series for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association presents and discusses theoretical and clinical work from a number of authors worldwide. It clearly demonstrates that there is no typical…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
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  • Women and Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure book cover

    Women and Creativity

    A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure, 1st Edition

    By Frances Thomson-Salo, Laura Tognoli Pasquali

    This latest book in the Psychoanalysis and Women series includes writings from practising psychoanalysts mainly from Italy and Europe. They take a wide sweep in exploring many aspects of women's creativity with an emphasis throughout the chapters on the contribution of dreaming to creativity. It…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03
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  • Masculinity and Femininity Today book cover

    Masculinity and Femininity Today

    1st Edition

    By Ester Palerm Mari

    This book presents a wide range of psychoanalytic writing on masculinity and femininity from British, European, and North and South American perspectives, exploring how masculine and feminine aspects are structured and evolve in the child, adolescent and adult. The authors address from a background…

    Paperback – 2013-07-15
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  • Motherhood in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Motherhood in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    Mothers in the twenty-first century confront us, both in clinical practice and in theory, with fascinating challenges that to some extent subvert the traditional maternal ideal: the motherhood of single women, motherhood in which the mother-child relationship seems minimal (in the case of very busy…

    Paperback – 2006-12-31
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  • On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives book cover

    On Incest

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Giovanna Ambrosio

    Incest is a universal taboo that is found throughout the history and mythology of the majority of societies. A neglected subject in more recent psychoanalytic work, this book was inspired by the COWAP European Conference of 2003. On Incest explores the theories and reasons behind incest, using…

    Paperback – 2005-12-31
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  • Masculine Scenarios book cover

    Masculine Scenarios

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    'Human identity, sexual identity, primary and secondary identification, object choice, narcissism - all of these lie on a continuum with homosexuality, transsexualism, transvestism, heterosexuality and asexuality. Concepts on sexuality and gender are outlined anew in an interplay of theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2003-12-31
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  • Studies on Femininity book cover

    Studies on Femininity

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    Studies on Feminity is the second volume in a unique series edited by the author for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association. Providing a forum for exploration and discussion of diverse issues relating to gender constructs, sexuality, and sexual…

    Paperback – 2003-12-31
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  • The Embodied Female book cover

    The Embodied Female

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    The Embodied Female is the first volume of this series for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association. This book brings together highly original and insightful contributions from an international group of renowned psychoanalaysts.…

    Paperback – 2002-12-31
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  • Feminine Sensuality book cover

    Feminine Sensuality

    1st Edition

    By Alcira Mariam Alizade

    A passionately written and passion-arousing book that not only brings the male reader closer to the Eternal Feminine - the dark area so dreaded by Freud - but also gives women readers more trust in their feminine condition.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-31
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