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A woman’s name. A psychoanalytic view for gender incongruence
Journal Title: PSICOBIETTIVO 
Author/s: Emanuela Mundo 
Year:  2019 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  20 Pg. 38-57 FullText PDF:  174 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2019-003003
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This article discusses some of the psychoanalytic theory frames (i.e., Freudian, Lacanian, Jungian, Self-psychology, and more recent theories) that explain gender incongruence and its development. The evolution of these theories will be discussed critically, with attention to the diagnosis. A psychoanalyticallytreated case report will be presented and discussed. The analysis of the case, through the originality of the subject and its dreams productions, allows a deeper under standing of the new, unique, and plural interpretation of the gender incongruence phenomenon as a psychological condition in progress.
Keywords: Gender Incongruence; Transexualism; Transgender; Psychoanalytic Theories; Clinical Approach; Differential Diagnosis.

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Emanuela Mundo, A woman’s name. A psychoanalytic view for gender incongruence in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 3/2019, pp. 38-57, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2019-003003

   

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