The Embodied Female
Medea Myth and Unconscious Fantasy
By 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....
By Alcira Mariam Alizade
December 31, 1999
This book provides an overview of the events of intimacy, a chronicle of the erogenous events that occur in a woman's body. It discusses the concept of psychoanalysis keeping very close to the body—a body that feels, vibrates, and is repressed, a body that depends on its fellow beings....
By Esa Roos
July 17, 2015
This book introduces the Euripides' Medea fantasy as an unconscious determinant of psychogenic sterility, a fantasy that forms an unrecognized part of the self-representation. It is addressed to people who are interested in womanhood, its fortunes and misfortunes, creativity and destructiveness....
Edited By Elda Abrevaya, Frances Thomson-Salo
May 22, 2015
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 ...
By Candida Se Holovko
March 02, 2017
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...