Long-term trends in transference and resistance: a report on a quantitative-analytic method applied to four psychoanalyses.

@article{Graff1977LongtermTI,
  title={Long-term trends in transference and resistance: a report on a quantitative-analytic method applied to four psychoanalyses.},
  author={Harold Graff and Lester Luborsky},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association},
  year={1977},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={471-90}
}
Quantitative ratings of transference and resistance were made at each session during four psychoanalyses. Ratings were then compared with the treating psychoanalysts' clinical impressions. The two relatively successful analyses showed rising transference and diminishing resistance. The two relatively less successful analyses showed more parallel curves: the long, difficult analysis showed closely associated transference and resistance curves; the failure in analysis revealed a high resistance… CONTINUE READING

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