PSYCHOANALYSIS AND ITS CRITICS

@article{Eagle2007PSYCHOANALYSISAI,
  title={PSYCHOANALYSIS AND ITS CRITICS},
  author={Morris N. Eagle},
  journal={Psychoanalytic Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={10-24}
}
  • M. Eagle
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic Psychology
This article discusses the question of the basis of changes in psychoanalytic concepts, theory, and treatment. Illustrative examples discussed include the “widening scope” of the use of “parameters” in psychoanalytic treatment; the rejection of the “Enlightenment Vision” and the concomitant de-emphasis on the role of insight; the concept of “narrative truth”; and the “totalistic” reconceptualization of the meaning of countertransferase. I then discuss the relationship between research and… 

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