Mental pain and social trauma

  title={Mental pain and social trauma},
  author={Phillida Rosnick},
  journal={The International Journal of Psychoanalysis},
  pages={1200 - 1202}
  • P. Rosnick
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • Psychology
  • The International Journal of Psychoanalysis
emanating from the war and the more precise memories of women about taking on responsibilities early on can be understood as identification with the mother given the background of the war. With a mother’s fears and worries, she was often the only important role model while the father was absent. Therefore, memories of war trauma tend to be more easily available to women than to men. At the same time women of this generation struggle more in following their own path of life and with separation… 
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