Minding the Body: The body in psychoanalysis and beyond (The by Alessandra Lemma

By Alessandra Lemma

Minding the physique: The physique in Psychoanalysis and past outlines the price of a psychoanalytic method of realizing the physique and its vicissitudes and for addressing those within the context of psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. The chapters hide a vast yet esoteric diversity of topics that aren't usually mentioned inside of psychoanalysis akin to the functionality of breast augmentation surgical procedure, the psychic origins of hair, the use made up of the analyst’s bathroom, transsexuality and the relationship among dermatological stipulations and necrophilic fantasies. The ebook additionally reaches ‘beyond the sofa’ to contemplate the character of truth tv makeover show.


The e-book relies at the Alessandra Lemma’s extensive medical event as a psychoanalyst and psychologist operating in a variety of private and non-private well-being care settings with sufferers for whom the physique is the first providing challenge or who've made subconscious use of the physique to speak their psychic soreness. Minding the Body?draws on distinct medical examples that vividly illustrate how the writer ways those scientific displays within the consulting room and, as such, offers insights to the working towards clinician that would help their makes an attempt at formulating sufferers’ problems psychoanalytically and for a way to is helping such sufferers. will probably be crucial interpreting for psychoanalysts, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychological medical examiners, teachers and literary readers attracted to the physique, sexuality and gender.

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