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Rubins, J.L. (1966). Emphasis on the Healthy Aspects of the Patient in Psychoanalysis. Am. J. Psychoanal., 26(2):206-212.

(1966). American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 26(2):206-212

Emphasis on the Healthy Aspects of the Patient in Psychoanalysis Related Papers

Jack L. Rubins, M.D.

The others on this panel have addressed themselves to an area of function in which healthy or constructive factors can be delineated more-or-less easily, regardless of how ill the patient may be. Positive aspects and elements can be found in dreams, in self-defeating neurotic attitudes, in other anxiety-derived symptoms, in the doctor-patient relationship, even in psychotic behavior, and these can be emphasized during analytic therapy. But the same principle does not hold, at least according to our habitual concepts, for the psychosomatic symptom, which this paper will discuss.

Indeed, most analysts now accept that some anxiety and emotional conflict may not only be non-pathological, but even necessary for progress, the fuller enjoyment of life, for creativeness, and

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