Shadows Of Pain / Edition 1

Shadows Of Pain / Edition 1

by Vimala Pillari
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765700093

ISBN-13: 9780765700094

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765700094
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1Interrelationship of Sexual and Relationship Difficulties1
Systems Approach as a Framework7
Sex and the Life Cycle13
Stress and Interactional Patterns26
Invisible Loyalties and Intergenerational Patterns32
2Sexual and Intimacy Problems in Couples39
Creating Intimacy44
Communication Patterns49
Boundaries60
Pursuer and Distancer Styles66
Gender Differences77
3Lack of Intimacy and Deviant Sexual Behaviors in the Family85
Role of Cultural Factors in Sexuality87
Trust Issues92
Stress Factors and the Lack of Emotional Fulfillment102
Negative Emotional and Sexual Fulfillment108
The Role of Family Secrets113
Incest in the Family120
4Family Dynamics and the Effects on Child Development131
Sex-Role Stereotyping145
Power and Vulnerability Issues155
Boundary Disturbances and Ambivalence160
5Treatment Issues171
Anger173
Anxiety178
Guilt and Pretense180
Subjective Truth185
Loss189
Sense of Victimization191
Challenging One's Beliefs194
Challenging Habitual Patterns198
Autonomy and Choice205
References227
Index233

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