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  • Influence
Toward an understanding of unmentalized experience.
  • J. Mitrani
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1995
The term unmentalized experience is defined, elaborated, explicated, and illustrated with clinical examples from the analysis of adult patients. The origins of the author's conceptualization of theExpand
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‘Taking the Transference’: Some technical implications in three papers by Bion
  • J. Mitrani
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 December 2001
In this clinical paper, the author presents a coherent model for conceptualising the process of establishing a ‘containing object’ in the mind of the analysand throughout the course of analysis. TheExpand
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Ordinary people and extraordinary protections
‘s book is a clinically vivid and carefully argued account of a Californian analyst’s exploration of the meaning of some psychoana-r” lytic concepts familiar to British and many European readers butExpand
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Unbearable ecstasy, reverence and awe, and the perpetuation of an "aesthetic conflict".
  • J. Mitrani
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1998
The author discusses Tustin's concept of the unbearable ecstasy of at-one-ment and her attentiveness to the importance of the containing function of the mother, Bion's distinction between "reverenceExpand
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On the survival function of autistic manoeuvres in adult patients.
  • J. Mitrani
  • Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1992
This paper highlights features of the work on autism of Tustin and others pertaining to the analysis of adult patients. Several clinical illustrations from the analysis of neurotic, borderline andExpand
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On Adhesive Pseudo-Object Relations
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Trying to enter the long black branches: Some technical extensions of the work of Frances Tustin for the analysis of autistic states in adults
  • J. Mitrani
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 February 2011
The author suggests a number of technical extensions/clinical applications of Frances Tustin’s work with autistic children, which are applicable to the psychoanalysis of neurotic, borderline andExpand
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Deficiency and envy: some factors impacting the analytic mind from listening to interpretation.
  • J. Mitrani
  • Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1993
This paper examines some aspects of an unconscious process developing within the mind of the analyst; a process affecting both the way in which the analyst listens to the patient's material and theExpand
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Bodily centered protections in adolescence: An extension of the work of Frances Tustin
  • J. Mitrani
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 October 2007
In this paper, the author discusses the recurrence of infantile, proto‐mental functioning in adolescence mainly in the context of the work of Frances Tustin. She demonstrates, through clinicalExpand
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