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Narrative of a child analysis: The conduct of the psycho-analysis of children as seen in the treatment of a ten-year old boy

  title={Narrative of a child analysis: The conduct of the psycho-analysis of children as seen in the treatment of a ten-year old boy},
  author={Melanie Klein},
Melanie Klein gives a detailed account of the analysis of a ten year old boy, Richard. Klein describes the day to day course of the analysis interpreting Richard's drawing, play, verbal associations and reports of dreams. Also included is the reproduction of the drawings made by the patient, the analysis of which is elaborated in this text. This fascinating and deeply instructive case study shows the fluctuations which characterise a psycho-analysis and reveals the dynamics of the steps which… Expand
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