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A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World: On The Body
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A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World: On The Body (Hardback)

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A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World: On the Body examines the importance of the body in everyday psychoanalytic practice and beyond. Written by world leading clinicians and international scholars, this important book aims to relocate the psychoanalytic body in the modern, more challenging world. Bringing together perspectives from across the range of psychoanalytic schools of thought, it covers essential analytic topics such as family and parenting, sex and gender, illness and psychosomatics, and concepts of the body in infancy.





Though in Freud's writing the intertwining of body and psyche is fundamental, psychoanalytic thought has sometimes downplayed or ignored this idea. This book returns the body to its rightful place in psychoanalysis, and brings the body into the contemporary world of technology and change, offering fresh insight into the sick body, the sexual body, the speaking body, the body of the changing family in which the traditional gendered labels no longer fit seamlessly, gender dynamics and much more.





A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World gives renewed and increased emphasis to an essential tenant of psychoanalysis. With contributions from some of the most important modern psychoanalysts, this book will prove an essential work for both psychotherapists and academics.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineClinical psychologyMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePsychotherapyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPsychological theory & schools of thoughtPsychoanalytical theory or Freudian psychology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 02/11/2017 ISBN-13: 9781138065468  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Vaia Tsolas is a psychologist and psychoanalyst on the faculty at Columbia University Psychoanalytic Center and Albert Einstein Medical School, teaching Freud and Lacan. She is the director of Rose Hill Psychological Services. She is the winner of IPA Sacerdoti Prize, Columbia Ovesey and Klar best teacher award. ã Christine Anzieu-Premmereur is M.D., Ph.D. and Psychoanalyst, member at the Societe Psychanalytique de Paris and the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. She is currently the director of the Parent-Infant Program at the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center and Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at Columbia University.

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