Melitta and Her Mother

@article{Spillius2009MelittaAH,
  title={Melitta and Her Mother},
  author={Elizabeth Bott Spillius},
  journal={The Psychoanalytic Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={78},
  pages={1147 - 1166}
}
  • E. Spillius
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic Quarterly
I wonder what American readers thought about Melitta Schmideberg’s paper “‘After the Analysis . . .’” when it was first published in The Psychoanalytic Quarterly in 1938. Perhaps they saw it as a judicious description of the somewhat unrealistic expectations of analysts and patients about the benefits of psychoanalysis. British readers in 1938, especially psychoanalytic ones, would have seen it very differently. Watching the wrangles in their formerly peaceful psychoanalytic society, they would… 
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