Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To search for a specific phrase…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

Did you write an article’s title and the article did not appear in the search results? Or do you want to find a specific phrase within the article? Go to the Search section and write the title or phrase surrounded by quotations marks in the “Search for Words or Phrases in Context” area.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Riviere, J. (1927). Symposium on Child-Analysis. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 8:370-377.

(1927). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 8:370-377

Symposium on Child-Analysis

Joan Riviere

II

JOAN RIVIERE

LONDON

With the publication recently of Anna Freud's book on this question, it appears that a considerable divergence of opinion exists among analysts with regard to both theory and practice in analysis of children. Consequently it seems desirable that the problems should be discussed and ventilated fully, even by those who do not practise analysis of children; particularly since some of the points brought forward are theoretically of quite fundamental importance for psycho-analytical knowledge. Much of the knowledge of the human mind which psycho-analysis represents would seem to me invalidated and disproved if some of the recent propositions with regard to the analysis of children are held to be true and justifiable. In my remarks I shall deal with one or two of these points only.

Anna Freud's views about the necessity of mingling the analysis of

—————————————

1 Held before the British Psycho-Analytical Society, May 4 and 18, 1927.

- 370 -

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2018, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.