Juan Pablo Jiménez

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After stating that the current tasks of psychoanalytic research should fundamentally include the exploration of the analyst's mental processes in sessions with the patient, the author describes the analytical relation as one having an intersubjective nature. Seen from the outside, the analytical relation evidences two poles: a symmetric structural pole(More)
The central objective of this presentation is to reflect on the obstacles involved in the task proposed by the Chicago Congress, which is to explore convergences and divergences in psychoanalytic practice. The author discusses two major obstacles. First, the epistemological and methodological problems in relation to the construction of theory in(More)
The authors provide a perspective on how psychoanalytic process research can be implemented. This is based on a process research model described elsewhere and summarizes the kinds of studies that can be situated on the four levels of the model. The authors summarize multiple empirical studies that were performed in a completely tape-recorded psychoanalytic(More)
It is well known that there is a lack of consensus about how to decide between competing and sometimes mutually contradictory theories, and how to integrate divergent concepts and theories. In view of this situation the IPA Project Committee on Conceptual Integration developed a method that allows comparison between different versions of concepts, their(More)
After briefly reviewing the unfavourable reception accorded empirical research by parts of the psychoanalytic community, as well as some of the benefits to clinical practice of analysts being involved in research activities, the author examines whether the findings of process and outcome research in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis can help identify the(More)
This article reviews the strategies of doctors to face the crisis perceived in medical practice. The results of a descriptive study are compared with current data in medical literature. In that preliminary report, where physicians in different settings of practice were interviewed, the authors found a great variety of strategies, from passive resignation(More)
BACKGROUND A change in the social structure of medicine and its impact on clients has occurred in the last decades. AIM To perform a survey about subjective wellbeing among physicians. MATERIAL AND METHODS A physician’ professional satisfaction survey consisting in 90 questions, was applied to 580 physicians (70% males), working in Metropolitan(More)
BACKGROUND There are suggestions that, despite training efforts for Primary Health Care physicians, difficulties in making accurate diagnoses and timely treatments persist. AIM To evaluate the impact of a new training model in Depressive disorders integrated with Mindful Practice, on the diagnostic and therapeutic skills of primary care general(More)