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Turkish Journal of Psychiatry Projective Identification in Human Relations

  title={Turkish Journal of Psychiatry Projective Identification in Human Relations},
  author={Erol G{\"o}ka and Fatih Y{\"u}ksel and F. Sevinç G{\"o}ral},
Melanie Klein, one of the pioneers of Object Relations Theory, first defined “projective identification”, which is regarded as one of the most efficacious psychoanalytic concepts after the discovery of the “unconscious”. Examination of the literature on “projective identification” shows that there are various perspectives and theories suggesting different uses of this concept. Some clinicians argue that projective identification is a primitive defense mechanism observed in severe… Expand


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A piece of psychoanalytical treatment is used to present projection or projective identification as the activation of inner experience in the recipient and as the mechanism basic to all humanExpand
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An effort to arrive at a more precise understanding of the nature and function of fantasy in projective identification, and the relation of that fantasy component to external reality and to real object relations, specifically how projective fantasies about with real, external objects. Expand
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  • O. Kernberg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 1987
Case material is presented to illustrate the diagnostic approach to and the clinical functions of projective identification, particularly its importance in contributing to complementary identification in the countertransference. Expand
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Many explanations have been given as to why men batter. Rarely are deep unconscious intrapsychic processes identified as contributing reasons. One way that violent men may use their partner to fillExpand
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
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The concept of projective identification as a primitive defense mechanism is reassessed. An alternative hypothesis is offered: that projective identification can best be understood as a compromiseExpand
Projective Identification and Psychotherapeutic Technique
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Concept of Projective Identification Chapter 3 Issues of Technique Chapter 4 Contrasting Psychoanalytic Approaches Chapter 5 The Developmental Impact of ExcessiveExpand
Psychodynamic psychiatry in clinical practice
Section I Basic Principles and Treatment Approaches In Dynamic Psychiatry: Basic Principles of Dynamic Psychiatry The Theoretical Basis of Dynamic Psychiatry Psychodynamic Assessment of the PatientExpand
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
  • 1990
Projective identification is a psychoanalytic concept encompassing functions of defence and communication. It is invaluable in a variety of settings in general psychiatry, including patientExpand