Introjection in Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Therapy

  title={Introjection in Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Therapy},
  author={Charles M. Jaffe},
  journal={Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy},
  • C. Jaffe
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy


Projection, Introjection, and Projective Identification: A Reformulation

This essay recommends a reformulation of the psychoanalytic concept of pojection, proposing that projective processes are not merely defensive maneuvers that interfere with perception, but rather an essential means by which human perception is rendered possible.