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In this essay, the term classical psychoanalysis is discussed historically and conceptually. What characterizes classical analysis and distinguishes it from current innovative trends in the practice of psychoanalysis is reviewed from a comparative standpoint. The impact of the widened scope of conditions the psychoanalyst currently includes in his(More)
The current revitalization of reconstruction as concept and technical procedure is attributable to the widened scope of psychoanalytic practice and, concomitantly, the deepening interest in early pre-oedipal development. Very early experience tends to be recapitulated through affectively coloured re-enactments in the transference rather than through(More)