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The Pre- and Perinatal Development of a Sense of Self

Under consideration are the remembrances of several pre- and perinatal experiences by Jessica (pseudonym), during the course of her therapy as an adult. While these events are significant in their own right in terms of their specific effect on her developing humanness, their combined effect constituted a continual assault on her developing sense of a self, and which eventually resulted in a dissociation that caused her to not experience herself as a needing, wanting person; or in her words, as not having a me.

When the Breast Says No The Missing Link: A Case Study

Publication Date: 
June, 2018

This paper addresses the important questions about the impact of deep emotional issues rooted in the mother’s early childhood on her pregnancy, breastfeeding, bonding with her baby and the baby’s development.

The Death of a Mother in Childhood: Reflected in the Work of Two Writers

Publication Date: 
June, 2018

This article deals with the loss of the mother in early childhood of two writers and how their mothers’ deaths influence their life and work.