A New Approach to Women & Therapy
In the tenth-anniversary edition of this text, Miriam Greenspan presents a stinging and often humourous indictment of a male-dominated psychotherapeutic community unwilling to acknowledge the role of sexual inequality as a factor in female symptoms such as low self-esteem, depression and sexual withdrawal. By its failure to address the social roots of women's psychological pain, Greenspan says, the patriarchal mental health care establishment contributes to women's emotional suffering.
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Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
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