Playing with dynamite : a personal approach to the psychoanalytic understanding of perversions, violence, and criminality / Estela V. Welldon.

  • Welldon, Estela V.
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London : Karnac Books, [2011]

Physical description

xxxi, 288 pages ; 23 cm.


Copy 1. Signed dedication by author on titlepage.


Ch. 1. The true nature of perversions -- Ch. 2. Perverse transference and the malignant bonding -- Ch. 3. Babies as transitional objects: another manifestation of perverted motherhood -- Ch. 4. Is Munchausen syndrome by proxy another case of female perversion? -- Ch. 5. Bodies across generations and cycles of abuse -- Ch. 6. Children who witness domestic violence: what future? -- An interview with Estela V. Welldon, July 1999 -- Ch. 7. The unique contribution of group analytic psychotherapy for victims and perpetrators of incest -- Ch. 8. Introduction to forensic psychotherapy -- Ch. 9. From the court to the couch -- Ch. 10. The Portman Clinic and the IAFP -- An interview with Estela V. Welldon, November 2010.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-274) and index.


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