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Psychoanalytic Perspectives On Women

By Elanie V. Siegel Copyright 1992
    160 Pages
    by Routledge

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    First published in 1992. A collection of case studies and essays which present new Freudian and post- Freudian psychoanalytic views on how women develop. Contributors look at women who had cold, dominant mothers and at women who had suffocating, intrusive mothers, at why some women become homosexuals and more.

    Introduction, Females in Bondage: The Early Role of Mother and Father in the Woman’s Tie to Abusive Men, The Encapsulated Maternal Introject: In the Service of Survival, Somatic Symptoms, Psychoanalytic Treatment, Emotional Growth, Daddy’s Girl: An Interactional Perspective on the Transference of Defense in the Psychoanalysis of a Case of Father-Daughter Incest, Aspects of Homosexuality, Object Relations Insights Concerning the Female as Artist. Thumbelina and the Development of Female Sexuality, The Forbidden Room: A Pair of Fairy Tales as Developmental Metaphor.


    Elaine V. Siegel, Ph.D. Senior analyst and former board member at The New York Center for Psychoanalytic Training. She has published widely and lectures on human development and psychoanalysis both here and abroad.