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The Early Stages of Female Psychosexual Development

A Kleinian View
  • Susanna Isaacs Elmhirst
Part of the Women in Context book series (WICO)

Abstract

There is no such thing as an official Kleinian position and therefore no such creature as a Kleinian spokesperson. My qualifications for accepting the task of writing this chapter are that I am a child psychiatrist, and a former pediatrician, trained in the Kleinian technique of analyzing children and adults, a method I have been using in psychoanalytic practice for nearly 20 years.

Keywords

Sexual Development Standard Edition Mixed Feeling Unconscious Mind Hostile Feeling 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanna Isaacs Elmhirst
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  1. 1.Child PsychiatryUniversity of Southern California Medical SchoolLos AngelesUSA

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