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On Freuds Couch: Seven New Interpretations of Freuds Case Histories Irene Matthis

On Freuds Couch: Seven New Interpretations of Freuds Case Histories

Irene Matthis

Published May 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780765701152
Hardcover
288 pages
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Matthis, Szecsdy, and colleagues creatively examine seven of Freuds major case reports to link the sources of his central discoveries to current debates in contemporary psychoanalytic theory. The reexperiencing and restructuring of earlyMoreMatthis, Szecsdy, and colleagues creatively examine seven of Freuds major case reports to link the sources of his central discoveries to current debates in contemporary psychoanalytic theory. The reexperiencing and restructuring of early psychoanalytic insights in contemporary terms revitalizes the discourse and invigorates the psychoanalytic enterprise for students and seasoned practitioners alike. Sidney J. Blatt Weaving together their own ideas with the findings of historians of psychoanalysis and with other psychoanalytic reanalyses of Freuds case studies, the contributors to this very worthwhile book help us not only to understand better the origins of psychoanalysis but also to have a sense of where we are today. Roy Schafer and Rita Frankiel