Free Association: Method and Process

Free Association: Method and Process

by Anton O. Kris

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Beginning from the study of patients' associations in analysis, the author develops a lucid exposition of psychoanalytic technique. He draws on his clinical work to show the influence on technique of new views of mental development, of psychic conflict, transference and countertransference.

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ISBN-13: 9780429913938
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 142
File size: 1 MB

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O. Kris, Anton

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition — Preface — Formulation from the viewpoint of free association — Varieties of free association — Functions of free association — The method of free association — Reluctance, resistance, and negative attitudes — The dynamics of free association — Satisfaction in free association — Free association in two kinds of conflict — Transference and free association — Countertransference and free association — Illustrations of the free association process — Development and free association — Free association in psychotherapy — Prospects for education and research

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