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100 1  Almond, Barbara. 
245 14 The monster within :|bthe hidden side of motherhood /
       |cBarbara Almond. 
260    Berkeley :|bUniversity of California Press,|cc2010. 
300    xxvi, 265 p. ;|c22 cm. 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  The ubiquity of maternal ambivalence -- Motherlove: the 
       power of maternal desire -- The subtle ambivalence of the 
       too-good mother -- "Before the beginning": women's fears 
       of monstrous births -- Women's reproductive fears: more 
       clinical examples -- Rachel's story: internalized 
       ambivalence and the dangers of hidden guilt -- Whose fault
       is it? The externalization of ambivalence -- When fears 
       are realized -- From the child's point of view -- Vampyric
       mothering: from stage moms to invasive moms -- The darkest
       side of motherhood: child murder -- What happens later: 
       the fate of maternal ambivalence -- What's a mother to do?
520    Mixed feelings about motherhood, uncertainty over having a
       child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative 
       thoughts about one's own children, are not just hard to 
       discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. In this book, 
       the author brings this issue to light. She uncovers the 
       roots of ambivalence, tells how it manifests in lives of 
       women and their children, and describes a spectrum of 
       maternal behavior, from normal feelings to highly 
       disturbed mothering. In a society where perfection in 
       parenting is the unattainable ideal, this book also shows 
       how women can affect positive change in their lives. 
650  0 Motherhood|xPsychological aspects. 
650  0 Mother and child|xPsychological aspects. 
650  0 Love, Maternal|xPsychological aspects. 
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