Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To see translations of this article…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

When there are translations of the current article, you will see a flag/pennant icon next to the title, like this: 2015-11-06_11h14_24 For example:

2015-11-06_11h09_55

Click on it and you will see a bibliographic list of papers that are published translations of the current article.  Note that when no published translations are available, you can also translate an article on the fly using Google translate.

 

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 © 2017, 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.