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The Embodied Female

ISBN 9781855759527
Published December 31, 2002 by Routledge
152 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Psychoanalysis of a female homosexual -- The everlasting orgasm -- The fluidity of the female universe and its psychic consequences -- Negotiating the antagonism between feminine and maternal spheres -- Eggs between women—emotional aspects of gamete donation in reproductive technology -- Strangebody -- The analyst as reluctant spectator: working with women obsessed with body narcissism -- The female body has its reasons—but its reasons have a female body -- The challenges and options of menopause -- Baubo: rediscovering woman’s pleasures -- The hidden chamber—a case of fused minor labia

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