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Masculine Scenarios

Masculine Scenarios

1st Edition

Mariam Alizade
December 31, 2003

'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...

Motherhood in the Twenty-First Century

Motherhood in the Twenty-First Century

1st Edition

Mariam Alizade
December 31, 2006

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...

Studies on Femininity

Studies on Femininity

1st Edition

Mariam Alizade
December 31, 2003

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 ...

Changing Notions of the Feminine Confronting Psychoanalysts' Prejudices

Changing Notions of the Feminine: Confronting Psychoanalysts' Prejudices

1st Edition

Margarita Cereijido
December 07, 2018

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 ...

When a Child Has Been Abused Towards Psychoanalytic Understanding and Therapy

When a Child Has Been Abused: Towards Psychoanalytic Understanding and Therapy

1st Edition

Frances Thomson-Salo, Laura Tognoli Pasquali
September 20, 2018

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...

Myths of Mighty Women Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

1st Edition

Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira
June 30, 2015

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 ...

The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women Psychoanalytic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women: Psychoanalytic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

Paula L. Ellman, Nancy L. Goodman
June 28, 2017

This book shows how violence against woman can be seen, known and represented on the world stage and in psychoanalytic treatment. It brings psychoanalytic ideas and understanding in an effort to comprehend violence against women....

The Status of Women Violence, Identity, and Activism

The Status of Women: Violence, Identity, and Activism

1st Edition

Vivian B. Pender
October 06, 2016

This book examines the status of women in different eras and in different areas of society. The contributors draw on their international experience to consider how women are viewed and treated in society today and offer perspectives on why the status of women and girls has not changed in some areas....

Women and Creativity A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure

Women and Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure

1st Edition

Frances Thomson-Salo, Laura Tognoli Pasquali
April 03, 2014

This book addresses aspects of how creativity is viewed in psychoanalytic theory and worked with in the consulting room, with particular reference to human generativity and the life cycle, within the arts in the broadest sense and its workings in society and culture in the widest sense....

Masculinity and Femininity Today

Masculinity and Femininity Today

1st Edition

Ester Palerm Mari, Frances Thomson-Salo
July 15, 2013

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...

On Incest Psychoanalytic Perspectives

On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

1st Edition

Giovanna Ambrosio
December 31, 2005

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 ...

The Embodied Female

The Embodied Female

1st Edition

Mariam Alizade
December 31, 2002

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....

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