Projective identification: the container and reverie as concepts in applied psychoanalysis.

  • Stan Gold
  • Published 1983 in The British journal of medical psychology

Abstract

This paper discusses theoretical and clinical problems experienced in the assessment and treatment of two borderline patients admitted to a psychotherapeutic community. It is proposed that difficulties encountered were related first to the inability of the therapeutic couple (therapist and nurse) to develop a capacity for reverie and containment essential… (More)

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@article{Gold1983ProjectiveIT, title={Projective identification: the container and reverie as concepts in applied psychoanalysis.}, author={Stan Gold}, journal={The British journal of medical psychology}, year={1983}, volume={56 (Pt 3)}, pages={279-85} }