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The Internal Triangle: New Theories of Female Development
  

The Internal Triangle: New Theories of Female Development (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Holmes, Lucy

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This book presents the first new theory of female development based on drive theory since Helene Deutsch's Psychology of Women in 1945. Holmes posits an internal triangle - an intrapsychic structure unique to female development. Consisting of mother and father introjects in relat...ion to the self, it is set up on a fantasy level to help girls separate from and gain control over early objects. In this way, it functions for the girl like the penis does for the boy. Integration and realignment of the triangle, Holmes argues, occur at adolescence, during pregnancy and childbirth, at menopause and even in old age.
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ISBN 9780765705501
Released AU 28 Nov 2007
Publisher Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780765705501
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
Imprint Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
Released 28 Nov 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Holmes, Lucy
Category Psychoanalysis & Psychoanalytical Theory
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 616.8917
Weight 245g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Psychoanalysis, Women - Psychology, Psychoanalytic Theory, Women - psychology, Parturition - psychology
NBS Text Psychology: Professional & General
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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