The Role of Early Psychic Functioning in Psychoanalysis

  title={The Role of Early Psychic Functioning in Psychoanalysis},
  author={Leo Rangell},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association},
  pages={595 - 609}
  • L. Rangell
  • Published 1 October 1961
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
This panel will be devoted to a consideration of some theoretical aspects of early psychic functioning, a subject to various individual components of which a considerable segment of literature has been directed in recent years. Recent panels a t the American Psychoanalytic Association, for example, on T h e Psychoanalytic Theory of Affects (53), on T h e Theory of Thinking (3) and a symposium on Anxiety (75), have necessarily led back to the earliest origins of these psychic phenomena. Other… 

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