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A critical dictionary of psychoanalysis
The aim of this reference work is both to provide a definition of the technical terms used in psychoanalysis, and to emphasize the philosophical, theoretical and semantic issues raised by particular
On Beginning Treatment
In ‘On Beginning Treatment’ I compare and contrast the ‘correct’ procedure for beginning an analysis that I was taught in the 1940s with how I begin treatment now in the 1990s. I argue that my
The innocence of dreams
Charles Rycroft believes that dreams are no guilty fantasies, no abnormal states, but innocent flights of the imagination, released from the censorship of the waking mind. In this intelligent,
Anxiety and neurosis
Anxiety may be debilitating or stimulating; it can result in neurotic symptoms or in improved, heightened performance in an actor or athlete. It is something every human being has experienced.As
Psychoanalysis and beyond
The nature and function of the analyst's communication to the patient.
  • C. Rycroft
  • Psychology
    The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 November 1956
Imagination and Reality: Psychoanalytical Essays 1951-1961
A collection of essays, introduced by Masud Khan and J.D. Sutherland, on a variety of subjects including: observations on a case of vertigo; on idealization, illusion, and catastrophic disillusion;
An enquiry into the function of words in the psycho-analytical situation.
  • C. Rycroft
  • Psychology
    The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 September 1958
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