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Author Ferraro, Fausta
Title Endings : On Termination in Psychoanalysis
Imprint Amsterdam : BRILL, 2009
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Descript 1 online resource (213 pages)
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Series Contemporary Psychoanalytic Studies ; v.10
Contemporary Psychoanalytic Studies
Note Intro -- Endings: On Termination in Psychoanalysis -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Part One A Century-Long History -- One The Beginnings: Freud, Ferenczi and Analysis Terminable and Interminable -- 1. Antecedents -- 2. A Long-Distance Dialogue with Ferenczi -- Two After Freud: The Theme of Termination in the Mid-1900s -- 1. The First Reactions: M. Schmideberg, O. Fenichel and E. Glover -- 2. The Resumption of the Debate in the Postwar Years -- 2.1 The English Panel -- 2.2 The American Panel -- 2.3 The French Symposia -- Three Theoretical Developments and Modern Orientations -- 1. European Psychoanalysis -- 2. American Psychoanalysis -- 3. Directions in the Research -- 4. Final Reflections -- Part Two Process and Event in the Termination of Analysis -- Four The Psychoanalytic Process -- Five The Termination Process -- Six The Termination of Analysis as a Psychoanalytic Event -- 1. The Concept of Psychoanalytic Event -- 1.1 Direction -- 1.2 Communication -- 1.3 Temporality -- 2. A Typological Reflection -- 3. Conclusions -- Part Three A Third Time for Termination: The Liminal -- Seven The Liminal -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Liminal -- 3. Liminality and Transitionality -- Eight Forms of Time -- 1. Nachträglichkeit and Liminality -- 2. The Liminal at Work -- 3. A Final Hurdle: Setting the Date -- Nine A Map of Termination -- 1. In Praise of Incompleteness -- 2. Maps for a Geography of Termination -- 2.1 Interrupted Analyses, or "On Awakening from a Nightmare and the Impossibility of Dreaming" -- 2.2. Temporality at Work in Intermittent Analyses -- 2.3 Interruption: A Time of Urgency -- 2.4 Interruption as a Figure of Interminability -- 2.5 Impasse: The Negative of Interruption? -- Ending -- References
Ever since Analysis Terminable and Interminable , the termination of therapy has placed the clinical and metapsychological levels of psychoanalytic thought in a dialectical tension. The rereading proposed by the authors situates Freud and Ferenczi as two poles of a debate which is still ongoing: psychoanalytic literature demonstrates the convergences, divergences and hybridizations which have come about through time, the various schools and the geography of analysis. The authors explore the development of the termination process , and within this, the termination event as a final moment, each with its own characteristics. The beginning of the termination process constitutes a critical moment in the analysis, one we may investigate through the conceptual lens of liminality , a sort of threshold or border that is useful for the reading of a wide range of phenomena related to termination.Every termination is nonetheless incomplete, and it is against this backdrop that the authors' theoretical reflection and clinical experience interact, suggesting a typology of analytic termination. From this, a map of a little-explored terrain emerges, where we see a mixing of the boundaries between interior and exterior reality, individual and couple goals, and theoretical aims and concrete aspirations - all requiring a meticulous task of reconnaissance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ferraro, Fausta Endings : On Termination in Psychoanalysis Amsterdam : BRILL,c2009 9789042026254
Subject Psychoanalysis.;Psychotherapy -- Termination
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Alt Author Garella, Alessandro
Zinn, Dorothy L
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