Longing: Psychoanalytic Musings on Desire

Longing: Psychoanalytic Musings on Desire

by Jean Petrucelli


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855754355
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2006
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jean Petrucelli is Director and Co-Founder of the Eating Disorders, Compulsions and Addictions Service at the William Alanson White Institute in New York City, where she is also a Supervising analyst and on the Teaching Faculty. She has lectured extensively on the interpersonal treatment of eating disorders and is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City.

Table of Contents

Contents: Judith Brisman, "Privacy and passion: shadows in the analytic terrain", Philip M. Bromberg "It never entered my mind": some reflections on desire, dissociation and disclosure", Polly Young-Eisendrath "Secrets of analytic love and the transformation of desire", Adam Phillips "Desiring by myself", Jean Petrucelli "Take a walk on the wild side": regulation, compulsion and desire", Richard A. Chefetz "I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then":longing for a coherent mind. Interpreting implicit processes in the psychoanalytic exploration of mind", Ethel S. Person "S & M: I love your pain, do you like my disdain?", Edgar A. Levenson "Oh what a blow that phantom gave me!": Observations on the rise of virtual desire", Elizabeth Halsted "A shoe is rarely just a shoe: women's accessories and their psyches", Candace Martin "Fetish: fashion, sex, and power", Rachel Maines "Freud and the steam-powered vibrator", Sue Kolod "Lust and unlust: an interpersonal look at menopause", Seth Aronson "Desire's dark alchemy: turning gold into dross", Jill C. Howard "Dangerous liasons": the splitting of desire in infidelity", Janet Tintner "Cabbin'd, cribb'd, confin'd: kleptomania reconsidered", Tova Mirvis "Strange dreams and evil inclinations: the emergence of forbidden desire", Avivah Zornberg "Seduced into Eden: the beginning of desire", Lewis Aron "The tree of knowledge, good and evil: conflicting interpretations"

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