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  • S Grand
  • 1995
Leo Stone's "The Widening Scope of Indications for Psychoanalysis" has had a major influence on the way almost two generations of American psychoanalysts have been taught to think about and practice psychoanalysis. Contemporary elaborations and extensions of the ideas contained in Stone's paper have, however, been used to move us steadily toward a shift in(More)
Recent studies of formal kinetic and linguistic aspects of communication suggest that these may be important signposts of internal processes responsible for the regulation and organization of verbal thought. If so, the formal analysis of communication patterns of patients known to have difficulty in cognitive organization (chronic schizophrenics) should(More)
The language behavior of field-independent (F-D) clinically normal, verbally resourceful femal college students was examined in three different communication conditions: Dialogue, Warm (vissually supportive) monologue, and Cold (visually nonsupportive and stressful) Monologue. F-I and F-D Ss produced similar amounts of the different types of language(More)
In this course, we will look at destructive process in the patient, in the analyst, and within the analytic situation. We will make the assumption that varieties of destructiveness exist in every treatment, ranging from the implict to the explicit, from the mild to the severe and intractable. Utilizing a predominantly relational perspective, but borrowing(More)
Feedback from one's own voice provides important vocal-motor cues for effective cognitive processing. Reduction of such feedback is known to disturb such functioning. Work in our laboratory has shown that kinesic self-stimulation also plays an important role in cognition, and appears to regulate the focusing of attention under conditions of distraction. The(More)