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Author Ulnik, Jorge

Title Skin in psychoanalysis / Jorge Ulnik
Published London ; New York : Karnac, 2008, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; About The Author; Preface; Introduction; Chapter One The skin in the work of Freud; Chapter Two Didier Anzieu's Ego-skin; Chapter Three Contributions by other psychoanalysts and psychiatrists to the subject of skin and psychoanalysis; Chapter Four The skin and the levels of symbolisation: from the Ego-skin to the thinking-Ego; Chapter Five "It works for me": symbolic efficacy and the placebo effect; Chapter Six Reflections on attachment; Chapter Seven The case of Mr Quir©đn
Chapter Eight Body image and the psychosomatic patterns of childhood. Medical publicity regarding the skinChapter Nine Pathomimias: self-inflicted lesions on the skin; Chapter Ten Franz Kafka's In the Penal Colony: Superego and the skin; Chapter Eleven The relationship between what the psychoanalyst hears and what the dermatologist sees; Chapter Twelve Psoriasis: Father, don't you see I'm burning? (The skin and the gaze); References; Index
Summary "Skin in Psychoanalysis" is an important theoretical contribution, revising several authors starting with Freud in whose writing we can now discover multiple direct or indirect references to the skin. It adopts a decidedly complex point of view regarding the skin here: the skin as source, the skin as object, the skin as protection and as a way of entrance, as contact and as contagion, the skin 'for two' within the relationship with the mother, the skin as envelope and as support, as a shell presented as 'second skin', as demarcation of individuality, as a place of inscription of non-verbal mem
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-274) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Skin -- Diseases -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Neurocutaneous disorders.
Psychoanalysis -- Physiological aspects
Neurocutaneous disorders
Skin -- Diseases -- Psychosomatic aspects
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008399761
ISBN 1283070278
Other Titles Psicoanálisis y la piel. English