The Clinic of Disability: Psychoanalytical Approaches

1st Edition

Simone Korff Sausse, Regine Scelles

Published January 6, 2017
Reference - 236 Pages
ISBN 9781782204459 - CAT# K377480

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Table of Contents

Introduction -- Virility, masculine identity, and disability -- The traumatic effects of encountering disability: the bond and psychic transmission put to the test -- Cultural interpretation of disability -- Prediction, disability, and genetics -- The psychoanalytical approach to disability -- The normality of the abnormal: disability, norms, and normality -- The enigma of disability: talking about it with children, listening to them, letting them talk to each other -- Bodies lost and bodies gained: the major periods in the history of disability -- Prenatal diagnosis and handicap -- Your child is a vegetable! Ethical requirements for all clinical practices in dealing with severe disability -- Adolescence: psychic process or a mere stage in biology?


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