Mental Health: Book Series

Psychoanalysis and Women Series

  • Changing Notions of the Feminine

    Confronting Psychoanalysts' Prejudices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Cereijido

    As culture changes, so do notions of the feminine. Today, women are exploring new gender identities, gender dynamics, and family configurations. They are questioning and redefining what it is to be feminine and expressing different attitudes toward motherhood. These issues have challenged classic…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
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  • When a Child Has Been Abused

    Towards Psychoanalytic Understanding and Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Frances Thomson-Salo, Laura Tognoli Pasquali

    This important and wide-ranging book explores the world of a child or young person who has been abused or neglected. It seeks to understand their world, to ease the pain from which they suffer, and to heal the wounds that the abuse has left. Examining how abuse always takes place in the context of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
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  • The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women

    Psychoanalytic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula L. Ellman, Nancy L. Goodman

    This book shows how violence against woman can be seen, known and represented on the world stage and in psychoanalytic treatment. It brings psychoanalytic ideas and understanding in an effort to comprehend violence against women.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
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  • Changing Sexualities and Parental Functions in the Twenty-First Century

    Changing Sexualities, Changing Parental Functions, 1st Edition

    By Candida Se Holovko

    Recent societal changes have challenged long-established concepts in psychoanalysis, including the Oedipus complex, parental functions, and male and female psychosexuality. 'Postmodern families', based on sexual and emotional exchanges independent of gender, now include homoerotic couples who adopt…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02
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  • The Status of Women

    Violence, Identity, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian B. Pender

    This book examines the status of women in different eras and in different areas of society. The contributors draw on their international experience to consider how women are viewed and treated in society today and offer perspectives on why the status of women and girls has not changed in some areas.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
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  • Medea

    Myth and Unconscious Fantasy, 1st Edition

    By Esa Roos

    This book introduces the Euripides' Medea fantasy as an unconscious determinant of psychogenic sterility, a fantasy that forms an unrecognized part of the self-representation. It is addressed to people who are interested in womanhood, its fortunes and misfortunes, creativity and destructiveness.…

    Paperback – 2015-07-17
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  • Myths of Mighty Women

    Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira

    Women whose mothers were not called upon to achieve in a man's world have a difficult time seeing themselves as powerful enough to do that. Identifying with mighty women of the past and of the present culture can help them to permit themselves to achieve more than their mothers did. This book…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
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  • Homosexualities

    Psychogenesis, Polymorphism, and Countertransference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elda Abrevaya, Frances Thomson-Salo

    This latest volume in the Psychoanalysis and Women Series for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association presents and discusses theoretical and clinical work from a number of authors worldwide. It clearly demonstrates that there is no typical…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
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  • Women and Creativity

    A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure, 1st Edition

    By Frances Thomson-Salo, Laura Tognoli Pasquali

    This book addresses aspects of how creativity is viewed in psychoanalytic theory and worked with in the consulting room, with particular reference to human generativity and the life cycle, within the arts in the broadest sense and its workings in society and culture in the widest sense.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03
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  • Masculinity and Femininity Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ester Palerm Mari, Frances Thomson-Salo

    This book presents a wide range of psychoanalytic writing on masculinity and femininity from British, European, and North and South American perspectives, exploring how masculine and feminine aspects are structured and evolve in the child, adolescent and adult. The authors address from a background…

    Paperback – 2013-07-15
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  • Motherhood in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    Mothers in the twenty-first century confront us, both in clinical practice and in theory, with fascinating challenges that to some extent subvert the traditional maternal ideal: the motherhood of single women, motherhood in which the mother-child relationship seems minimal (in the case of very busy…

    Paperback – 2006-12-31
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  • On Incest

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Giovanna Ambrosio

    Incest is a universal taboo that is found throughout the history and mythology of the majority of societies. A neglected subject in more recent psychoanalytic work, this book was inspired by the COWAP European Conference of 2003. On Incest explores the theories and reasons behind incest, using…

    Paperback – 2005-12-31
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  • Masculine Scenarios

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    'Human identity, sexual identity, primary and secondary identification, object choice, narcissism - all of these lie on a continuum with homosexuality, transsexualism, transvestism, heterosexuality and asexuality. Concepts on sexuality and gender are outlined anew in an interplay of theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2003-12-31
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  • Studies on Femininity

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    Studies on Feminity is the second volume in a unique series edited by the author for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association. Providing a forum for exploration and discussion of diverse issues relating to gender constructs, sexuality, and sexual…

    Paperback – 2003-12-31
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  • The Embodied Female

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Alizade

    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.…

    Paperback – 2002-12-31
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  • Feminine Sensuality

    1st Edition

    By Alcira Mariam Alizade

    This book provides an overview of the events of intimacy, a chronicle of the erogenous events that occur in a woman's body. It discusses the concept of psychoanalysis keeping very close to the body—a body that feels, vibrates, and is repressed, a body that depends on its fellow beings.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-31
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