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Title Disorienting sexuality : psychoanalytic reappraisals of sexual identities / edited by Thomas Domenici, Ronnie C. Lesser ; foreword by Adrienne Harris
Published New York : Routledge, 1995


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Description xv, 299 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Acknowledgments / Thomas Domenici and Ronnie C. Lesser -- Foreword / Adrienne Harris -- Introduction / Thomas Domenici and Ronnie C. Lesser -- 1. Some Thoughts on the Role of Mourning in the Development of a Positive Lesbian Identity / Lee Crespi -- 2. Exploding the Myth of Sexual Psychopathology: A Deconstruction of Fairbairn's Anti-Homosexual Theory / Thomas Domenici -- 3. Countertransference Obscurity in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Homosexual Patients / Martin Stephen Frommer -- 4. Objectivity as Masquerade / Ronnie C. Lesser -- 5. Psychoanalysis and Women's Experience of "Coming Out": The Necessity of Becoming a "Bee-Charmer" / Maggie Magee and Diana C. Miller -- 6. Current Psychoanalytic Discourses on Sexuality: Tripping over the Body / David Schwartz -- 7. On "Our Nature": Prolegomenon to a Relational Theory of Sexuality / Muriel Dimen -- 8. Re-Reading Freud on Homosexuality / Robert May
9. Passionate Differences: Lesbianism, Post-Modernism, and Psychoanalysis / Noreen O'Connor -- 10. Psychoanalysis with Gay and Lesbian People: An Interpersonal Perspective / Richard Rutkin -- 11. The Evolution of My Views on Nonnormative Sexual Practices / Roy Schafer -- 12. Psychoanalytic Theories of Lesbian Desire: A Social Constructionist Critique / Erica Schoenberg -- 13. Anti-Homosexual Bias in Training / Jack Drescher -- 14. The Difficulty of Being A Gay Psychoanalyst During the Last Fifty Years: An Interview with Dr. Bertram Schaffner / Stephen B. Goldman -- 15. A View from Both Sides: Coming Out as a Lesbian Psychoanalyst / April Martin -- 16. Concluding Remarks: The Shaping of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice by Cultural and Personal Biases about Sexuality / Mark J. Blechner
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Gender identity.
Sex (Psychology)
Author Domenici, Thomas.
Harris, Adrienne.
Lesser, Ronnie C.
LC no. 95038513
ISBN 0415911974 (hbk.)
0415911982 (paperback)