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Reflections on the Daughter as a Projective Screen

Mother—Daughter Boundaries
  • Joan Offerman-Zuckerberg

Abstract

The human struggle to separate and individuate from parents begins at birth. With birth comes the loss of psychophysiological symbiosis for both mother and child; with birth comes the beginning of bonding—the foundation of attachment and the beginning of what may be called “relationship.”

Keywords

Projective Identification Projective Screen Female Neonate Woman Today Traditional Female Role 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan Offerman-Zuckerberg
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Brooklyn Institute for PsychotherapyBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.National Institute for the PsychotherapiesYeshiva UniversityUSA

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