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Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications$
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Otto F. Kernberg

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300101393

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300101393.001.0001

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Resistances to Research in Psychoanalysis

Resistances to Research in Psychoanalysis

(p.86) 6 Resistances to Research in Psychoanalysis
Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Otto F. Kernberg

Yale University Press

This chapter centers on the research conducted in psychoanalysis and the various forms of resistance that are met. It provides a classical definition of psychoanalysis, which states that it is a theory of mental functioning, a treatment process, and a way of studying the human mind. It also studies the sources of resistance to psychoanalytic research and the ways that can be done to fix these resistances.

Keywords:   psychoanalytic research, psychoanalysis, resistance, mental functioning, treatment process, human mind

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