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To repress: a note on an ambiguity of meaning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16355718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An analysand used the word repress in a dream in an unusual way. In the dream, a record had been re-pressed: it was not the original disc but a copy. This manifest meaning of the word led associatively to more latent meanings. A kind of dialectical process ensued whereby, whenever the concept of repression came up, several meanings had to be considered to set the record straight. The classical way of thinking about repression had been augmented a little by this novel meaning that the analysand had stumbled on in his dream. Psychoanalytic process was enriched by this ongoing scrutiny of repression in theory and practice.
Authors:
Eugene J Mahon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Psychoanalytic quarterly     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0033-2828     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-16     Completed Date:  2006-01-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226661     Medline TA:  Psychoanal Q     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1053-68     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
ejmahon@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Psychoanalytic Therapy*
Repression*
Semantics*

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