Father and daughter: historical identification, present attachments and the question of passionate involvement
Language: 
English
Short Title: 
Father and daughter
Abstract: 

An extended case description is used to illustrate and explore the notion that some children can identify with parental historical experiences as a defense against oedipal passions and mature involvement. Emphasis is placed on the nature and sequelae of a father-daughter relationship, as a function of the father's Holocaust experiences where he passed as a Christian and his post Holocaust experiences with a daughter born to him after the war. The value of adding analytic group therapy to individual analytic work is also discussed in terms of its significance as a potential activator of otherwise latent material that may lay dormant in the dyadic setting.

Author(s): 
Brok, Albert J.
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
American Journal of Psychoanalysis
Journal Abbreviation: 
Am J Psychoanal
Publication Date: 
2005-03
Publication Year: 
2005
Pages: 
53-69; discussion 71-75
Volume: 
65
Issue: 
1
ISSN: 
0002-9548
DOI: 
10.1007/s11231-004-1817-8
Library Catalog: 
PubMed
Extra: 
PMID: 15754113

Turabian/Chicago Citation

Albert J. Brok. 2005-03. "Father and daughter: historical identification, present attachments and the question of passionate involvement." American Journal of Psychoanalysis 65: 1: 53-69; discussion 71-75. 10.1007/s11231-004-1817-8.

Wikipedia Citation

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