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The psychoanalytic process: motives and obstacles in the search for clarification.
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PMID:  2267269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
One motive for regarding psychoanalysis as a "process," and for attempting to define its exact nature, is to enable analysts to clarify their criteria for distinguishing authentic psychoanalysis from other therapies that resemble it or are derived from it. In the present climate of theoretical pluralism, any list of defining qualities that could win wide acceptance would of necessity be cast in terms of such general quality as to limit its utility as a precise template. Another motive for holding on to the "process" concept arises from the unpredictable nature of analytic progress in even the most satisfactory cases.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Psychoanalytic quarterly     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0033-2828     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychoanal Q     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-08     Completed Date:  1991-02-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226661     Medline TA:  Psychoanal Q     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  532-49     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Defense Mechanisms
Personality Development
Physician-Patient Relations
Psychoanalytic Interpretation
Psychoanalytic Theory*
Psychoanalytic Therapy / methods*
Transference (Psychology)
Unconscious (Psychology)

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