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The primary subject of the ebook is worried with a transparent differentiation among baby research right and analytical baby psychotherapy, and an in depth account of the controversies on method among Anna Freud and Melanie Klein within the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties. It takes into consideration the ancient heritage opposed to which baby psychoanalysis constructed, specially international struggle II and the Nazi regime in Germany. the writer additionally appears on the approach baby research constructed in particular associations, akin to The Hampstead baby treatment direction in London, and in particular components corresponding to the unfold of kid research within the US. The concluding bankruptcy is at the significance of information of kid research between analysts operating with adults. the diversities within the theories of the 2 "greats" in baby research, Anna Freud and Melanie Klein, are tested one after the other, together with such ideas because the position of transference, the Oedipus complicated and the superego.

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Holder correx 6 111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 711 8 9 20 1 2 3 4 511 6 7 8 9 311 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 911 5/5/05 6:21 PM Page 6 PSYCHOANALYSIS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS Yet Mertens does agree with me that, in terms of process, there are significant differences between child analyses and analytical child psychotherapies, due principally to the difference in weekly session frequency. She writes: A clinical culture of four or five sessions per week gives rise to a much more powerful transference/countertransference process.

Norman, 1993, p. 60, original italics). His answer is: The analyst has to become involved in the phantasies of the patient, has to play the patient’s game, to learn how the game is going, in order to understand how to step out of the game [. ]. The analyst needs the intensity of the relation in which the patient’s unconscious is allowed to have an effect on the analyst’s unconscious so as to create the environment which the analyst can understand and find his way out of. ). In other words, the analyst needs space and time in order to feel his way into a patient’s unconscious, and as a rule this is more difficult with children than with adults.

320) note that, for analysts such as Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, or Donald Winnicott, the term child psychoanalysis can only be applied to treatment consisting of five (sometimes four) sessions of analysis lasting 50 minutes each per week. Today both the Anna Freud Centre and the Kleinian school recognize this necessity, in spite of the practical difficulties it implies. ” (Norman, 1993, p. 60, original italics). His answer is: The analyst has to become involved in the phantasies of the patient, has to play the patient’s game, to learn how the game is going, in order to understand how to step out of the game [.

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