Upcoming Courses & Events
“Pro-anorexia” has emerged as a dramatic development in cyberspace, drawing participants to Internet sites that take a partially positive attitude towards anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders. From an outsider’s perspective, pro-ana forums confront visitors with what has been characterized as “the
spectacle of not eating” — words and images conveying startling emaciation and suffering. The harmful effects of pro-ana participation have been documented.
Freud’s Oedipal complex has had the most profound and lasting impact on psychoanalytic thought. His conception of the Oedipal has gone through numerous transformations but has undeniably stood the test of time. This class will revisit Freud’s original theory.