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Searching for the Enigma of the Analyst’s Reveries
Journal Title: PSICOTERAPIA PSICOANALITICA 
Author/s: Fred Busch 
Year:  2020 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 17-38 FullText PDF:  221 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSP2020-001002
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Reverie as a clinical tool in the analytic room has shown the poten-tial to unveil unconscious contents, which would otherwise remain in-effable. The Author highlights the complexity of this concept by exam-ining some post-Bionians’ views on reverie. In so doing, he pinpoints important differences in how reverie is defined and used clinically. The Author then offers his personal viewpoint on this key concept for contemporary psychoanalysis, exemplified in a case report.
Keywords: Countertransference, dream, free association, post-Bionians, reverie.

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Fred Busch, Searching for the Enigma of the Analyst’s Reveries in "PSICOTERAPIA PSICOANALITICA" 1/2020, pp. 17-38, DOI:10.3280/PSP2020-001002

   

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