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Transvestism, Transsexualism in the Psychoanalytic Dimension

ISBN 9781855757653
Published December 31, 2009 by Routledge
150 Pages

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Book Description

This book is an outcome of the European Conference on the theme of transsexualism held in Catania, Italy in 2006. It shows how psychoanalysis can reflect, discuss, dialogue and formulate useful insights on one of the most challenging situations that confront the mental health community.

Table of Contents

Controversies in Psychoanalysis Series -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Transvestism, transsexualism, transgender: identification and imitation -- Some thoughts on transsexualism, transvestism, transgender, and identification -- Between Scylla and Charybdis: exploring atypical gender identity development in children and adolescents -- Atypical gender identity development: on biological and psychological factors -- Transference and countertransference in group analysis with gender dysphoric patients -- Counterpoints

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