The Impending Death of Psychoanalysis

@inproceedings{Bornstein2004TheID,
  title={The Impending Death of Psychoanalysis},
  author={Robert F Bornstein},
  year={2004}
}
Although psychoanalysis once dominated psychology, evidence now points to the waning influence of psychoanalytic theory in psychological science, psychiatric diagnosis, undergraduate instruction, and graduate training. In this article I describe 7 self-destructive behaviors exhibited by psychoanalysts that contributed to the precipitous decline of psychoanalytic theory in recent years. I then outline three strategies for retaining those features of psychoanalysis that are scientifically and… CONTINUE READING

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