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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.
Homosexuality.
Psychoanalysis.
Sex (Psychology)
Author Domenici, Thomas.
Harris, Adrienne.
Lesser, Ronnie C.
LC no. 95038513
ISBN 0415911974 (hbk.)
0415911982 (paperback)