The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 11: Essays in Honor of Werner Muensterberger, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 11

Essays in Honor of Werner Muensterberger, 1st Edition

Edited by L. Bryce Boyer, Simon A. Grolnick


264 pages

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Volume 11 includes chapters on the analysis of dybbuk possession and exorcism in Judaism (Y. Bilu); crisis and continuity in the personality of an Apache shaman (L. B. Boyer et al.); culture shock and the inability to mourn ( H. Stein); charismatically led groups (L. Balter); the psychoanalytic and social aspects of telephoning (R. Almansi); and an ethnographic study of hermaphroditism ((G. Herdt & R. Stoller).

Table of Contents

1. The Taming of the Deviants and Beyond: An Analysis of Dybbuk Possession and Exorcism in Judaism, Bilu 2. After the Death of the Primal Father, Roheim 3. Crisis and Continuity in the Personality of an Apache Shaman, Boyer, De Vos, Boyer 4. Sakulambei - A Hermaphrodite's Secret: An Example of Clinical Ethnography, Herdt, Stoller 5. "Culture Shock" and the Inability to Mourn, Stein 6. The Charismatically Led Group: The Mental Processes of Its Members, Balter 7. On Telephoning, Compulsive Telephoning, and Perverse Telephoning: Psychoanalytic and Social Aspects, Almansi

About the Editors

Bryce L. Boyer, Simon A. Grolnick

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health