"Coming from afar" and "temporarily becoming the patient without knowing it": two necessary analytic conditions according to Ferenczi's later thought.


In this paper the author discusses two points regarding Ferenczi's views of psychoanalysis. The first concerns the fact that analysts, like their patients, "come from afar" (a concept of Borgogno, 2011). The second, closely linked to the first, has to do with Ferenczi's belief that psychoanalytical knowledge is not intellectual but visceral, seeing that if… (More)
DOI: 10.1057/ajp.2014.28