Dislocated Self

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Ms. A, a 60-year-old Argentinian woman, divorced for 25 years, with 2 grown daughters and 1 grown son, was living with 1 daughter in Denver, Colo., when she decided, 2 years before we met, to move to Charleston, S.C., to join the family of her eldest daughter. She had come East to “start a new life.” Her husband had been abusive over the course of a 10-year marriage, which she believed led her to fear intimate relations with a man.

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2009;11(3):120-121