The Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Technique

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Karnac Books, 2005 - Psychology - 876 pages
A revised and updated edition of this recent classic, including new material on insight and early development, amongst others. Within each subject, the author presents the theories and observations of each major contributor to the particular topic, from Freud to contemporary thinking, and in the process shows the advantages and disadvantages of the various theoretical positions and orientations.
 

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Contents

Psychoanalytic technique
3
Indications and contraindications
14
Analysability
28
structure and objectives
41
development
50
The psychoanalytic contract
60
History and concept of the transference
77
The dynamics of transference
86
Mutative interpretation
441
Interpretative styles
463
Epistemological aspects of psychoanalytic interpretation
479
The analytic situation
505
Analytic situation and analytic process
516
The analytic setting
525
The analytic process
537
Regression and setting
547

Transference and repetition
96
The dialectics of the transference according to Lacan
114
The theory of the sujet suppose savoir
127
The forms of transference
147
Transference psychosis
169
Transference perversion
186
Early transference
202
Early transference
213
On the spontaneity of the transference phenomenon
224
from Wiesbaden to Geneva
232
The nontransference analytic relationship
242
discussion controversy and polemics
251
discovery and rediscovery
259
Countertransference and object relationship
281
Countertransference and psychoanalytic process
293
Materials and instruments of psychotherapy
307
The concept of interpretation
318
Interpretation in psychoanalysis
330
Constructions
347
Constructions of early development
369
Metapsychology of interpretation
386
Interpretation and the ego
399
Melanie Klein and the theory of interpretation
410
Types of interpretation
425
Regression as a curative process
562
Separation anxiety and psychoanalytic process
577
The setting and the containercontained theory
594
The initial stage
605
The middle stage of analysis
614
Theories of termination
626
Clinical aspects of termination
638
The technique of termination of analysis
648
Insight and its defining characteristics
661
Insight and workingthrough
671
The metapsychology of insight
687
1
700
Acting out 2
711
Acting out 3
721
Negative therapeutic reaction 1
737
Negative therapeutic reaction 2
747
Reversible perspective 1
762
Reversible perspective 2
772
The theory of misunderstanding
779
Impasse
792
Epilogue
809
INDEX
853
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Horacio Etchegoyen, psychoanalyst and author of the seminal and widely acclaimed 'The Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Technique', was the first Latin-American President of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), from 1993 to 1997, an Honorary Vice-President of the IPA, and President of the Asociacion Psicoanalitica de Buenos Aires (APdeBA) from 1977 to 1978.

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