Termination as a psychoanalytic event.

@article{Ferraro1997TerminationAA,
  title={Termination as a psychoanalytic event.},
  author={Fausta Ferraro and A Garella},
  journal={The International journal of psycho-analysis},
  year={1997},
  volume={78 ( Pt 1)},
  pages={27-41}
}
After noting that the debate on termination encompasses both the singularity of clinical practice and the generality of theory, the authors propose an approach that focuses on the actual event of termination, for which the termination process is seen as a preparation. They show that termination as a process has featured in psychoanalytic theory for many years and give examples of different conceptions of it from the literature of the last seventy years. However, in their view the event of… CONTINUE READING

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