The Myth of Women's Masochism: With a New Preface by the Author

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iUniverse, 2005 - Psychology - 328 pages
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"Finally, a definitive study that debunks one of Freud's most damaging myths--that women are inherently masochistic--...offers healthier ways...to view female behavior." "MS. Magazine" "Concrete, convincing...sensible...revolutionary, calling for nothing short of a revision in our thinking about women..." "Philadelphia Inquirer" ..".not a quick-fix pop psychology do-it-yourselfer but a thoughtful examination of a persistent, self-defeating myth." "Chicago Tribune" ..".outstanding scholarly debunking of [an] extremely damaging cultural belief...it contains valuable lessons for...the mental health professions." "Readings" "So convincing are her arguments...that often one is left wondering how on earth such theories could ever have been taken seriously." "Morning Star," London
  

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
Why Do You Do This to Yourself? i
7
CHAPTER 2
17
CHAPTER 3
43
Womens Bodies
113
CHAPTER 7
133
CHAPTER 8
169
Women in Therapy
189
The Beginning
219
Notes
229
CHAPTER 5
244
Bibliographical References
255
Index
272
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THE MYTH OF WOMEN'S MASOCHISM. By Paula J. Caplan. (Dutton, $16.95.) Paula J. Caplan, a clinical and research psychologist, has written a useful compendium ...
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The myth of women's masochism. Caplan PJ. Publication Types:. Review. Mesh Terms:. Coitus; Death; Female; Freudian Theory; Humans; Instinct; Labor, ...
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Revisiting the “Myth” of Feminine Masochism
The Myth of Women's Masochism. She succinctly defines masochism as. the "need to derive pleasure from pain" (1993, p. 1) and raises concerns ...
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About the author (2005)

Paula Caplan is Professor of Applied Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

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