Depression in women. Psychoanalytic concepts.

  title={Depression in women. Psychoanalytic concepts.},
  author={Malkah T. Notman},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={12 1},
I would now like to summarize the relationship between concepts about depression and formulations of feminine development and personality. What are women's vulnerabilities? 1. The particular vicissitudes of feminine development result in differences, in attachment and anxiety about loss of love and abandonment as part of the normal constellation of feminine personality. These derive, in part, from the difference in the process of separation-individuation and differentiation in women as compared… CONTINUE READING

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