Women and Madness
Chicago Review Press, 4 set 2018 - 432 pagine
Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler's pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly fifty years since its first publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this landmark book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women's psychology. Now back in print, this completely revised and updated edition adds perspectives on eating disorders, postpartum depression, biological psychology, important feminist political findings, female genital mutilation, and more.
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e clinical psychology training program had failed to prepare me for the nature of much of the clinical work I would be doing with women.” Psychologist Jane Ussher, author of Women's Madness: Misogyny or Mental Illness, writes, ...
... Lyme's disease, chemical and food allergies, Gulf War Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, and certain neurological and endochronological diseases are still being dismissed as primarily psychiatric in nature.
... by itself, cannot overcome trauma, or human nature. Nor can psychological healing take place in isolation. While society has changed—it also remains the same. For some, family life has changed radically in the last thirty- ve years; ...
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The author explores perception of women and gender roles, making a case that "madness" can be a normal response to intolerable pressures and exploitations experienced by women. Issues in the myth of ... Leggi recensione completa
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Still strident after all these years, prominent feminist author and activist Chesler (The Death of Feminism ) here updates her classic on female psychology. A new introduction is followed by a ... Leggi recensione completa