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Knowing and Not Knowing: the Analyst’s Pregnancy
  • Lynne Zeavin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1 July 2005
The author examines some of the dynamics associated with the shifting experience of knowing and not knowing as it arises in response to the pregnancy of the analyst. This experience, as well as theExpand
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Shelley Orgel, M.D. 1928-2018
Shelley Orgel died on December 26, 2018. He had been unwell for two months, diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Those who know him best said that for some of the time he was ill he was able toExpand
What About the Episiotomy? A Response to Katie Gentile's Article, “What About the Baby?”
This discussion of Katie Gentile's paper (this issue) raises questions about the underlying unconscious dynamics at work in the cultural icon of the supermodel mom. The “supermodel mom” offers a kindExpand
Discussion: A Crisis of Disillusionment
  • Lynne Zeavin
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1 April 2018
T he papers in this section offer us a variety of ways to think about disillusionment and the illusions that necessarily precede and give rise to it. My hope is that the reader will consider eachExpand
Extreme Beauty
The author reviews two exhibitions that showed in New York City over the winter of 2001–“Extreme Beauty,” which was produced by the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and IrvingExpand
Can You See Me?
  • Lynne Zeavin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1 June 2020
Climate change panel report
Commentary on Levy and Finnegan
  • Lynne Zeavin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1 February 2016
T his very interesting clinical material gives us a welcome opportunity to reflect on the meaning of dreams in analysis and the ways we address and think of them—particularly when the patient isExpand
Discussion of “Hunting the Real”
This discussion of Hannah Wallerstein’s paper, “Hunting the Real,” approaches racial difference from the perspective of a white psychoanalyst. Themes of racial injustice, the limitations of empathy,Expand