Giovanna Ambrosio

Giovanna Ambrosio is a full Member and the Secretary of the Italian Psychoanalytical Association, member of the International Psychoanalytical Association, and Chief Editor of the journal Psicoanalisi. She is the current overall Chair of the IPA Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis (COWAP), and former European co-chair of COWAP (2001-2005). Her main scientific interests include the field of the intrapsychic interaction relationship between 'truth and false', the meanings of 'lies', and issues related to the well known problem of the ""confusion of tongues"". She is author of several essays and editor of two books - On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives and Language, Symbolization, and Psychosis, both published by Karnac.

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Transvestism, Transsexualism in the Psychoanalytic Dimension

Transvestism, Transsexualism in the Psychoanalytic Dimension

Edited by Giovanna Ambrosio

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'From time to time we listen to some curious views on psychoanalysis as an old fashioned and useless discipline, more important from an historical perspective than as a tool for understanding human... (more)

On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

On Incest: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Giovanna Ambrosio

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Incest is a universal taboo that is found throughout the history and mythology of the majority of societies. A neglected subject in more recent psychoanalytic work, this book was inspired by the... (more)

Language, Symbolization, and Psychosis

Language, Symbolization, and Psychosis

Edited by Giovanna Ambrosio, Jorge Canestri

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This book compares different psychoanalytic thinking and models - from a rigorously Freudian perspective - on three concepts of great theoretical and clinical importance: 'Language', 'Symbolization',... (more)

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