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Parcells, F.H. Segel, N.P. (1959). Oedipus and the Prodigal Son. Psychoanal Q., 28:213-226.

(1959). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 28:213-226

Oedipus and the Prodigal Son

Frank H. Parcells, M.D. and Nathan P. Segel, M.D.

SUMMARY

The parable of the prodigal son serves to pose some valid questions about the father-son relationship, using the Oedipus story as an explanatory allegory, and giving some clinical illustrations and references to the literature.

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