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Trends in the psychoanalytic theory of treatment.
  • L. Friedman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1978
Freud considered understanding, attachment, and integration to be important factors in achieving treatment benefits. Subsequent discussions have not always embraced all three factors. It has beenExpand
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Ferrum, Ignis, and Medicina: Return To the Crucible
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Why Is Reality a Troubling Concept?
  • L. Friedman
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1 April 1999
Many psychoanalysts assume that modern philosophy has revealed that objective reality is an illusion, and they take that as their starting point for discussing psychic reality and the direction ofExpand
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A reading of Freud's Papers on Technique.
  • L. Friedman
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1 October 1991
Freud's Papers on Technique (1911-1915) is the canonical description of the psychoanalytic procedure. It is a puzzling work because it is dominated by the original paradigm of treatment asExpand
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Is There Life After Enactment? The Idea of a Patient's Proper Work
  • L. Friedman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1 June 2008
All talking therapies profit from a patient's deliberate work in treatment, for a number of reasons, each of which deserves separate study and reflection. This is as true for psychoanalysis as forExpand
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  • 1
Modern Hermeneutics and Psychoanalysis
  • L. Friedman
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1 April 2000
Contemporary hermeneutics tries to integrate our unique, local sense of things with overarching nature, often by celebrating the concrete phenomenology of the moment at the expense of scientificExpand
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Who Needs Theory of Therapeutic Action?
  • L. Friedman
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1 October 2007
What is the therapeutic action of psychoanalysis? We knew the answer would be complicated, but the question seemed simple enough. The pages in this issue of The Psychoanalytic Quarterly show howExpand
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  • 1
The clinical popularity of object relations concepts.
  • L. Friedman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1 October 1988
Object relations theory has the effect of supporting the psychoanalyst when he feels that the patient's effort is strongly opposed to his own. The current popularity of object relations theory may beExpand
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