Changing Female Identity: A Historical and Critical Review of Psychoanalytic Aspects of Femininity

  • D. G. Hertz
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In recent years most publications dealing with female psychology, reflecting current cultural and social trends, appear to be rather critical of psychoanalysis. Many authors advocate the need for a “new female psychology.” Therefore it is a most challenging and difficult task, to attempt to clarify the contribution of the different psychoanalytic schools towards an adequate understanding of female psychology.


Standard Edition Freudian Theory Female Psychology Dutch Mother Psychosomatic Obstetric 
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