A new model for conceptualizing insightfulness in the psychoanalysis of young children.

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Traditional definitions of insight fail to take into account the cognitive and developmental limitations of young analysands, who lack the capacity to mentalize. It is suggested that insightfulness be redefined as promoting mentalization in young children. Gaining this key psychological function furthers the internal integration and self-regulation… (More)

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@article{Sugarman2003ANM, title={A new model for conceptualizing insightfulness in the psychoanalysis of young children.}, author={Alan Sugarman}, journal={The Psychoanalytic quarterly}, year={2003}, volume={72 2}, pages={325-55} }