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The Body in Adolescence


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Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. "Unjoined persons": psychic isolation in adolescence and its relation to bodily symptoms. Invisibility and insubstantiality in an anorexic adolescent: phenomenology and dynamics. Cutting the silence: initial, impulsive self-cutting in adolescence. Substance abuse in an adolescent boy: waking the object. "High up on bar stools": manic defenses and an oblivious object in a late adolescent. Sexuality unreceived and adolescent suicide . 'Pro-ana' web sites through an adolescent development lens.

About the Author

Mary T. Brady is a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist. She is in the private practice of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and consultation in San Francisco. She is on the Faculty of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. She is a Member of the International Psychoanalytic Association and the American Psychoanalytic Association. She has published widely on adolescence and bodily symptoms. In 2010 she won the American Psychoanalytic Association Ralph Roughton Award for her paper '"Sometimes we are prejudiced against ourselves": Internalized and external homophobia in the treatment of an adolescent boy'.

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