The Uninvited Guest from the Unremembered Past: An Exploration of the Unconscious Transmission of Trauma Across the Generations, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Uninvited Guest from the Unremembered Past

An Exploration of the Unconscious Transmission of Trauma Across the Generations, 1st Edition

By Prophecy Coles

Routledge

136 pages

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Description

This book describes different instances of trauma that may have occurred several generations ago. It explores the work of several psychoanalysts who have written on the negative effect that unknown or unremembered grandparents can have upon the life of their grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Aeschylus and ancestral history -- Sophocles and the fate of adoption -- Sibling ghosts -- Grandmother’s footsteps -- The nurse -- The trauma of war -- Brain development and trauma

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health