Drawing on Dinora Pines’ lifetime of clinical experience this classic book provides a psychoanalytic understanding of women’s relationships with their bodies, focusing on key moments in women’s lives.
With chapters organised to follow the female life-cycle, topics covered include:
- the turbulence of adolescence
- pregnancy and childbirth
- infertility and abortion
- menopause and old age
- the traumatic effects of surviving the Holocaust.
With a foreword from Susie Orbach, this book will be of interest to mental health professionals including counsellors, psychotherapists and psychoanalysts.
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