1st Edition

Spilt Milk
Perinatal Loss and Breakdown





ISBN 9780953710515
Published December 31, 2000 by Routledge
100 Pages

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Book Description

A collection of lectures by eminent members of the British Psycho-analytical Society. Includes papers on the experience of having a baby, pregnancy and the internal world, pregnancy after stillbirth or neonatal death, and therapeutic intervention for post-partum disturbance.

Table of Contents

Dedication -- Introduction: Technical issues in perinatal therapy -- The experience of having a baby: a developmental view -- Pregnancy and the internal world -- 'Is there something wrong?': the impact of technology in pregnancy -- Pregnancy after stillbirth or neonatal death: psychological risks and management -- 'Climbing the walls': therapeutic intervention for post-partum disturbance -- Puerperal psychosis: vulnerability and aftermath 1

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