A Woman's Unconscious Use of Her Body: A Psychoanalytical Perspective / Edition 1

A Woman's Unconscious Use of Her Body: A Psychoanalytical Perspective / Edition 1

by Dinora Pines
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415558077

ISBN-13: 9780415558075

Pub. Date: 04/14/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing on Dinora Pines’ lifetime of clinical experience this classic book provides a psychoanalytic understanding of women’s relationships with their bodies, focusing on key moments in women’s lives.

With chapters organised to follow the female life-cycle, topics covered include:

  • the turbulence of adolescence
  • pregnancy

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Overview

Drawing on Dinora Pines’ lifetime of clinical experience this classic book provides a psychoanalytic understanding of women’s relationships with their bodies, focusing on key moments in women’s lives.

With chapters organised to follow the female life-cycle, topics covered include:

  • the turbulence of adolescence
  • pregnancy and childbirth
  • infertility and abortion
  • menopause and old age
  • the traumatic effects of surviving the Holocaust.

With a foreword from Susie Orbach, this book will be of interest to mental health professionals including counsellors, psychotherapists and psychoanalysts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415558075
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/14/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
0.52(w) x 0.77(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Orbach, Foreword. Introduction. Skin Communication: Early Skin Disorders and Their Effect on Transference and Countertransference. The Psychoanalytic Dialogue: Transference and Countertransference. Adolescent Promiscuity: A Clinical Presentation. Pregnancy and Motherhood: Interaction Between Fantasy and Reality. Adolescent Pregnancy and Motherhood. The Relevance of Early Psychic Development to Pregnancy and Abortion. Pregnancy, Miscarriage and Abortion. Emotional Aspects of Infertility and its Remedies. The Menopause. Old Age. Working With Women Survivors of the Holocaust: Affective Experiences in Transference and Countertransference. The Impact of the Holocaust on the Second Generation.

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