Synopses & Reviews
Part One. Preparing to Listen Chapter 1. Visions of the Self
Chapter 2. The Psychology of Women
Chapter 3. The Obstacle of Dependence
Chapter 4. Depressed Women as Guides
Part Two. Loss of Self Chapter 5. Loss of Voice
Chapter 6. The Forms of Connection
Part Three. Images of Self in Intimate Relationships Chapter 7. The Game
Chapter 8. Oneness
Chapter 9. The Wish to Help
"This book is relevant to anyone grappling with the central challenge of relationships: how to achieve connections to others without losing oneself."--Deborah Tannen (author of You Just Don't Understand), New York Times Book Review
An important contribution to the fields of psychology and women's studies, Silencing the Self is a startling treatise on the roots of female depression that draws on new understandings of the importance of relationships in women's lives.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -245) and indexes.