Mother-Daughter Relationship / Edition 1

Mother-Daughter Relationship / Edition 1

by Gerd H. Fenchel
     
 

This book explores the mother-daughter bond within the life cycle, from early development on into the turbulence of adolescence and the ambivalence of separation then to the daughter's marriage and maternity, and finally, thoughtfully, to reparative opportunities inherent in the mother's aging and dying.See more details below

Overview

This book explores the mother-daughter bond within the life cycle, from early development on into the turbulence of adolescence and the ambivalence of separation then to the daughter's marriage and maternity, and finally, thoughtfully, to reparative opportunities inherent in the mother's aging and dying.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765701015
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.71(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Contributors
Introduction
Pt. IThe Basics of Development
1Love, Admiration, and Identification: On the Intricacies of Mother-Daughter Relationships7
2Some Thoughts on the Creation of Character29
3Anne Sexton and Child Abuse45
4Female Kin: Functions of the Meta-Identification of Womanhood63
Pt. IIAdolescence
5"Die So That I May Live!": A Psychoanalytic Essay on the Adolescent Girl's Struggle to Delimit Her Identity85
6Demeter and Persephone Revisited: Ambivalence and Separation in the Mother-Daughter Relationship135
Pt. IIIMarriage and Maternity
7Mothers and Daughters: Daydreams and Mutuality155
8The Effect of Role Reversal on Delayed Marriage and Maternity173
9Vanity: Of Mothers and Daughters195
10The Medea Complex and the Parental Alienation Syndrome: When Mothers Damage Their Daughters' Ability to Love a Man207
11The Impact of the Mother-Daughter Relationship on Women's Relationships with Men: The Two-Man Phenomenon227
Pt. IVClinical Considerations
12Mothers and Daughters - The Tie That Binds: Early Identification and the Psychotherapy of Women245
13"Will You Be Able to Hear Me?": Some Aspects of the Transference and Countertransference within the Dyad of a Young Female Therapist and an Older Female Patient265
14"Am I My Mother's Keeper?": Certain Vicissitudes Concerning Envy in the Mother-Daughter Dyad285
15Unconscious Conflicts in the Preoedipal Mother-Daughter Relationship as Revealed through Dreams297
16Transference-Cure in the Positive-Oedipal, Mother-Daughter Dimensions of Countertransference and Therapeutic Repair307
Pt. VAging Parents
17Ministering to the Dying Mother: Reparative and Psychodynamic Opportunities for the Female Patient329
Index349

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