The Analytic Field: A Clinical Concept (EFPP Series) by Antonino Ferro, Roberto Basile

By Antonino Ferro, Roberto Basile

“Until now no ebook has ever tried to check and distinction contributions on analytic box idea and even as to discover its scientific and technical implications. This quantity is meant for the 1st time to hyperlink jointly lots of those writings and to supply an preliminary wide-ranging survey of the subject―for it's our rivalry concept of the sector in a variety of of its loci is additionally inhabited by way of varied theories. a selected goal of this ebook is to offer not just theoretical discussions of box conception, but additionally contributions on medical paintings and process. therefore we've given choice to articles with a considerable medical part which exemplify particular underlying technical concept. within the Babel of psychoanalytic languages, medical perform is in our view the best manner of evaluating psychoanalytic models.” - From the advent

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I do not address the obvious split between the increased rent and my increase in fees, and reflect on the cost—including the emotional cost—of the analysis for this patient). But is your friend so inflexible that you couldn’t perhaps talk about it again and reach an agreement? 7/9/09 6:46:06 PM 22 T H E A N A LY T I C F I E L D : A C L I N I CA L C O N C E P T Patient: (after a few minutes’ silence). I read in the paper that Superman had died … Analyst: (I desist from interpreting the retraction of her projection of omnipotence on to me).

2009, in press). Transformations into dreams and characters of the psychoanalytic field, Opening lecture at the IPA Conference in Chicago, 2009. S. (2007). A Beam of Intense Darkness. Karnac Books, London. 6005TS-BASILEA-Book 29 7/9/09 6:46:10 PM 6005TS-BASILEA-Book 30 7/9/09 6:46:11 PM CHAPTER TWO On the therapeutic action of psychoanalysis Cláudio Laks Eizirik W hen Freud (1912) recommended the adoption of a state of “evenly suspended attention”, he meant that the analyst should be open to whatever arises, without prejudices of any kind, and without systematically seeking confirmation of any previous hypothesis.

Analyst: A word is enough to the wise … (the transference is omnipresent, although only hinted at, in the last few exchanges of this session too. This style has enabled us to “sniff out” the patient’s situation without too many persecutory experiences, and at the end of the encounter a new character makes its appearance: the nice little sniffer dog …). 6005TS-BASILEA-Book 24 7/9/09 6:46:08 PM T H E U N I V E R S E O F T H E F I E L D A N D I T S I N H A B I TA N T S 25 Although I feel that this approach helped with the working up, metabolization and transformation of very primitive emotions, the next session, here reproduced in indirect form, showed me that it was insufficient.

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