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Author Ulnik, Jorge.

Title Skin in psychoanalysis [electronic resource] / Jorge Ulnik.

Imprint London : Karnac, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 284 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-274) and index.
Contents Preface / Gerardo Gutiérrez -- Introduction -- The skin in the work of Freud -- Didier Anzieu's ego-skin -- Contributions by other psychoanalysts and psychiatrists to the subject of skin and psychoanalysis -- The skin and the levels of symbolisation : from the ego-skin to the thinking-ego -- "It works for me" : symbolic efficacy and the placebo effect --- Reflections on attachment -- The case of Mr Quirón -- Body image and the psychosomatic patterns of childhood. Medical publicity regarding the skin -- Pathomimias : self-inflicted lesions on the skin -- Franz Kafka's In the penal colony : superego and the skin -- The relationship between what the psychoanalyst hears and what the dermatologist sees -- Psoriasis : father, don't you see I'm burning? (The skin and the gaze).
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.
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Subject Skin -- Diseases -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Neurocutaneous disorders.
Psychoanalysis -- Physiological aspects.
Skin Manifestations.
Mental Disorders -- complications.
Psychosomatic Medicine.
Skin Diseases -- psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Psicoanálisis y la piel. English
Other Form: Print version: Ulnik, Jorge. El psicoanálisis y la piel. English. Skin in psychoanalysis. London : Karnac, 2007, ©2008 9781855755161 (DLC) 2008399761 (OCoLC)184829559
ISBN 9781849406024 (electronic bk.)
1849406022 (electronic bk.)