“Two Butterflies on My Head...”: Psychoanalysis in the by M. Leuzinger-Bohleber, H. Schneider, R. Pfeifer (auth.),

By M. Leuzinger-Bohleber, H. Schneider, R. Pfeifer (auth.), Prof. Dr. Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Dr. Henri Schneider, Prof. Dr. Rolf Pfeifer (eds.)

In psychoanalysis as in such a lot different fields of technological know-how, English is the in­ ternationallanguage. no longer being a local speaker of English, one is faced with a lot larger limitations whilst speaking medical observations and theoretical reflections. hence, within the early Sixties, Ulrich Moser raised (in German!) a few primary questions con­ cerning the equipment, theories, and philosophy of technology of psycho­ research, questions that grew to become a subject of dialogue within the English conversing psychoanalytic group greater than a decade later (see, e. g. , the "theory trouble" in psychoanalysis). Now, 3 people, who pre­ viously labored at Moser's institute in Zurich, have made up our minds to dedi­ cate this English booklet on psychoanalytic examine to Ulrich Moser, supplementing the gathering of papers now being released by way of him and Ilka von Zeppelin. this isn't basically meant to be an acknowl­ edgement of his achievements in psychoanalytic inspiration but additionally a demonstration of the type of interdisciplinary study that he without delay or not directly initiated, either in scientific psychoanalysis (part I of the e-book) and in empirical psychotherapy examine (part II). In engaged on this venture we ourselves encountered the language barrier pointed out above. with no the useful, cautious, and good friend­ ly aid of Mrs. Katharina Goodwin, a translator who was once prepared to embark at the event of moving into a brand new box of notion and translated such a lot of our German manuscripts, this e-book couldn't were released. Dr.

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Actually, there are so many models available at present in psychoanalysis that one begins to ask about their common ground. Far more important is answering the question how the intervention styles derived from the different models influence the therapeutic process and how it is possible that all models can be translated into therapeutically effective strategies (cf. Pulver, Escoll, & Fischer, 1987). Principle of Iteration The term iterative method comes from systems theory and designates a technique of system identification.

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