• Publications
  • Influence
Transformations in dreaming and characters in the psychoanalytic field
  • A. Ferro
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 April 2009
Having reviewed certain similarities and differences between the various psychoanalytic models (historical reconstruction/development of the container and of the mind's metabolic and transformationalExpand
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Seeds of Illness, Seeds of Recovery: The Genesis of Suffering and the Role of Psychoanalysis
Ogden, Foreword. Seeds of Illness and the Role of Defences. The Culture of Reverie and the Culture of Evacuation. Container Inadequacy and Violent Emotions. Nachtraglichkeit and the Stork: TheExpand
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The Bi-Personal Field: Experiences in Child Analysis
Bott Spillius, Introduction. A Review of the Theoretical Models. Drawings. Play. Dreams. The Dialogue: Characters and Narrative. The Child and the Family Group. A Geography of the Theoretical ModelExpand
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In the analyst's consulting room
Criteria of Analysability and Termination. A Radical Vertex. Exercises in Style. The Analytic Dialogue. Possible Worlds and Transformations in the Analytic Field. Interpretive Oscillation. Along theExpand
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Clinical implications of Bion’s thought
  • A. Ferro
  • Medicine, Philosophy
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 August 2006
The author focuses on some clinical implications of Bion's thought. He takes into particular consideration the great technical importance of Bion's concept of ‘waking dream thought’. He also proposesExpand
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A Beam of Intense Darkness
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The Work of Confluence: Listening and Interpreting in the Psychoanalytic Field
This is a valuable collection in the English language of several of the many articles written by Willy and Madeleine Baranger. It was a clever editorial decision to add to those papers which I wouldExpand
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The Analyst at Work: Four sessions with Lisa
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The Meaning and Use of Metaphor in Analytic Field Theory
Each of the principal psychoanalytic models is underlain by certain key metaphors. For example, the archaeological and surgical metaphors, as well as that of the analyst-as-screen, all throw light onExpand
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Avoiding Emotions, Living Emotions
Avoiding Emotions, Living Emotions. Image and Narration: An Endless Game. Examples and Queries. Bion: Theoretical and Clinical Comments. Bion's Thinking and its Fertilization: Clinical Implications.Expand
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