1st Edition

What Do Our Terms Mean?
Explorations Using Psychoanalytic Theories and Concepts

ISBN 9781780491837
Published July 24, 2013 by Routledge
188 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on theoretical and clinical progress in psychoanalysis through various thematic proposals developed by authors from diverse geographical areas, in order to open possibilities of generating a productive debate within the psychoanalytic world and related professional circles.

Table of Contents

Controversies in Psychoanalysis Series -- Preface -- Introduction -- Some thoughts on the inner world and the environment*,† -- Ideas stirred by “On communication: a comment on ‘Catastrophic change’” by W. R. Bion -- What do we mean by “id”? -- Muddles and metaphors: some thoughts about psychoanalytic words -- On Marjorie Brierley -- What do we mean by “phantasy”? -- Some remarks about the “Controversial Discussions”*,† -- What do our terms mean? -- A psychoanalyst looks at some problems concerning evidence and motives -- Postface

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