On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives [NOOK Book]

Overview

The collection deals with a number of issues that surround incest, including Freud's work and how his outlook changed throughout the years, the post-Freudian theories, treatment of both offender and victim through traditional one-on-one and group therapy, the importance of the sex of the analyst, the permeations of the abuser/abused, and the "why" of incest. As well as addressing theory, the papers include moving and at times disturbing clinical vignettes to provide an insight ...
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Overview

The collection deals with a number of issues that surround incest, including Freud's work and how his outlook changed throughout the years, the post-Freudian theories, treatment of both offender and victim through traditional one-on-one and group therapy, the importance of the sex of the analyst, the permeations of the abuser/abused, and the "why" of incest. As well as addressing theory, the papers include moving and at times disturbing clinical vignettes to provide an insight into clinical practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780495538
  • Publisher: Karnac Books
  • Publication date: 12/31/2005
  • Series: Psychoanalysis and Women Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 140
  • Sales rank: 866,254
  • File size: 628 KB

Meet the Author

Giovanna Ambrosio is a full Member and the Secretary of the Italian Psychoanalytical Association, member of the International Psychoanalytical Association, and Chief Editor of the journal 'Psicoanalisi'. She is the current overall Chair of the IPA Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis (COWAP), and former European co-chair of COWAP (2001-2005). Her main scientific interests include the field of the intrapsychic interaction relationship between "truth and false", the meanings of "lies", and issues related to the well known problem of the "confusion of tongues". She is author of several essays and editor of two books - 'On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives' and 'Language, Symbolization, and Psychosis', both published by Karnac.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Incest yesterday and today : from conflict to ambiguity 17
Ch. 2 Incest(s) and the negation of otherness 51
Ch. 3 Incest : the crushed fantasy 65
Ch. 4 Incest : a therapeutic challenge 81
Ch. 5 Incest : the damaged psychic flesh 101
Ch. 6 Counterpoints 115
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